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"We can write code in Java and it is easy to link to other JARs that we find on the internet, which is very handy.""The functionality of the data is very good. You can upload and disperse data using the solution.""This solution is very user-friendly to learn and implement, and less technical knowledge is required to handle automation.""The basic framework and project organization is very good.""This is a product that is well ahead of its immediate competition in features and functionality.""The most important feature is the Jenkins integration; it is pretty straight forward and allows us to run nightly builds.""It is easy for a non-technical person to use and adopt.""The most valuable feature is that the browser and the API testing is available in a single tool, and I don't have to look at other options."

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"The most valuable features are test executor and development."

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"The Object Spy is rather frustrating to work with, so I tend not to use it.""Katalon doesn't support testing of hybrid applications. It's a limitation.""My recently-updated Katalon studio version hangs a lot and is not a stable version.""We have had some issues when it comes to stability, which is something that needs to be improved.""They need to work on documentation to make it more centralized and easier to find what you are looking for.""It would be helpful to have an automatic save feature.""It is difficult to identify elements on websites that use Angular or ReactJS because they don't have an option to view source code.""There is not much support offered for the free version, which is something that could be improved."

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"TestLeft captures a lot of space in terms of memory, which is one issue that can be improved."

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"This product is freeware, so there is no charge for using it.""The tool is free to use.""It is freeware software, so start using it.""There is a free version of the tool to use and support is available through the community forums, but there is a licensed version as well.""We were using the free version of this tool.""Katalon Studio is a free tool.""We are using the free version of Katalon Studio at this point.""The price is not high it's good."

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Top Answer: The initial setup is pretty straightforward and easy enough to complete.
Top Answer: It's my understanding that the pricing could be improved upon. I cannot recall the exact pricing. I cannot speak to the cost or licensing terms. We're just basically maintaining the solution for our… more »
Top Answer: The solution could always add more features. It seems to lack a few requirements that a typical customer would want. Compared to other solutions, this product is lacking. I'd like the integration with… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable features are test executor and development.
Top Answer: TestLeft captures a lot of space in terms of memory, which is one issue that can be improved.
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Katalon Studio is a simple and powerful automation solution built by KMS Technology for testers everywhere. The tool provides features comparable to popular commercial solutions while eliminating the hassle of building an automation framework from open sources. Best of all, we are committed to keeping Katalon Studio free.

SmartBear TestLeft a functional testing tool fully embedded in standard IDEs. TestLeft is a powerful yet lean functional testing tool for dev-testers working in Agile teams. It fully embeds into standard development IDEs. A built-in access to object and method library is also available with TestLeft. Dev-testers can thereby easily and quickly create robust functional automated tests without leaving their favorite IDEs such as Visual Studio. It also works well with other tools in dev eco-systems such as source control or continuous integration systems.
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Coca-Cola Tesla Black Board TaTa Consultancy Services Sony
American Red Cross, CISCO, HONDA, ADIDAS, TBC bank
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Transportation Company13%
University13%
Non Tech Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government5%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company5%
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise43%
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Katalon Studio is ranked 5th in API Testing Tools with 13 reviews while SmartBear TestLeft is ranked 29th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review. Katalon Studio is rated 7.8, while SmartBear TestLeft is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Katalon Studio writes "Powerful yet easy-to-use and focuses on the end-user as well as interface testing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SmartBear TestLeft writes "Simple to set up and the test execute feature is helpful, but the cost could be reduced". Katalon Studio is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, SmartBear TestComplete, TestProject, Ranorex Studio and Postman, whereas SmartBear TestLeft is most compared with SmartBear TestComplete, Selenium HQ and Tricentis Tosca.

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