IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. Selenium HQ

As of February 2019, IBM Rational Functional Tester is ranked 17th in Functional Testing Tools with 2 reviews vs Selenium HQ which is ranked 5th in Functional Testing Tools with 11 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Functional Tester writes "It has better object recognition compared to other tools in the market. It is unable to identify some objects". The top reviewer of Selenium HQ writes "Provides Freedom To Choose The Tools Needed For Full-Fledged Automation Framework". IBM Rational Functional Tester is most compared with Selenium HQ, UFT (QTP) and SoapUI Pro. Selenium HQ is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Katalon Studio and UFT Pro (LeanFT). See our IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. Selenium HQ report.
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17th
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5,080
Comparisons
2,344
Reviews
2
Followers
237
Avg. Rating
7.5
5th
Views
25,294
Comparisons
14,672
Reviews
11
Followers
1,006
Avg. Rating
8.6
Top Comparisons
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Overview
IBM Rational Functional Tester is an automated functional testing and regression testing tool. This software provides automated testing capabilities for functional, regression, GUI, and data-driven testing. Rational Function Tester supports a range of applications, such as web-based, .Net, Java, Siebel, SAP, terminal emulator-based applications, PowerBuilder, Ajax, Adobe Flex, Dojo Toolkit, GEF, Adobe PDF documents, zSeries, iSeries, and pSeries.

Selenium HQ is a suite of tools to automate web browsers across many platforms. Selenium runs in many browsers and operating systems and can be controlled by many programming languages and testing frameworks. Selenium consist of two types:

  1. Selenium WebDriver - create robust, browser-based regression automation suites & tests and scale & distribute scripts across many environments.
  2. Selenium IDE - create quick bug reproduction scripts and create scripts to aid in automation-aided exploratory testing.
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Sample Customers
EdumateBrowserStack, Sauce Labs, experitest, Tricentis GmbH, SmartBear Software
Top Industries
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REVIEWERS
Retailer20%
Software R&D Company13%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm44%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise75%
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