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Find out what your peers are saying about ReadyAPI vs. SmartBear TestComplete and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Pros
"The interface is ok and they have the ability to re-load tests so that you can reuse them.""The dashboards are very good and consolidate all of the tests that you are performing with the client.""The most valuable feature of ReadyAPI is that it is user-friendly.""It has the ability to combine it with different CI/CD tools.""A single platform for functional testing, load testing security, and service actualization."

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"The most valuable feature is the integration with Azure DevOps.""The most valuable feature of this solution is regression testing tools.""The solution helps improve the stability of our product. It also decreases the work of our manual quality assurance engineers.""The solution is great as a record and playback tool. It also has valuable regression testing.""Complete works perfectly with CUTE. That includes all dialogues, right-click menus, or system dialogues, etc., which are handled well.""The database checkpoints detect problems which are difficult for a human resource to find.""Customer service and technical support responsiveness are high. Everyone is very professional.""The reporting is ready to use and doesn't require any setup."

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Cons
"I would like to see a better dashboard for monitoring in the next release of this solution.""If ReadyAPI had more integration with all of the big tools on the market then this would be very useful.""Performance and memory management both need to be improved because other solutions use less memory for the same amount of data.""The performance in some cases needs improvement. Sometimes it requires too many resources.""Lacking flexibility of adding more custom verification for security testing."

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"What is currently missing from this solution is better support for mobile testing.""The artificial intelligence needs to be improved.""The solution needs Mac OS support. Right now, the solution has only been developed to accommodate Windows OS.""The solution needs more training manuals or some form of online forum for learning. It needs more documentation.""The solution needs to extend the possibilities so that we can test on other operating systems, platforms and publications for Android as well as iOS.""Name Mapping feature should be clearer. Whenever I use it, I do not really know what will work and what will not work.""Stability issues occurred only when connecting to the SourceSafe. Sometimes, after getting the latest version, the tool hangs and it should be reopened in order to recover.""The test object repository needs to be improved. The hierarchy and the way we identify the objects in different applications, irrespective of technology, needs adjustments. The located and test objects are not as flexible compared to other commercial tools."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"This is a cheap solution when you consider the money that will be saved in testing."

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"This is a pay-per-use service that is not expensive, and cost-efficient if you have a small team.""The license price for a physical machine is cheap, and for virtual machine, it is very expensive.""Our ROI is about $10,000 a year.""The option we chose was around $2,000 USD."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It has the ability to combine it with different CI/CD tools.
Top Answer: The performance in some cases needs improvement. Sometimes it requires too many resources.
Top Answer: Our primary use case of this solution is to test services to have an understanding of what the request to the service should be and the response. We also use it for performance tests.
Top Answer: Complete works perfectly with CUTE. That includes all dialogues, right-click menus, or system dialogues, etc., which are handled well.
Top Answer: I'm not sure if there are licensing costs involved in the solution. We simply bought the product outright and started using it.
Top Answer: The solution needs to extend the possibilities so that we can test on other operating systems, platforms and publications for Android as well as iOS. Right now, Complete can test only on native… more »
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Overview

ReadyAPI combines the power of SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, ServiceV, and API Monitoring in AlertSite into a single pane of glass. From functional testing, to performance testing to post-deployment monitoring, SmartBear’s API tools help you to deliver accurate, fast, and secure APIs.

TestComplete is a powerful and robust automated testing tool for mobileweb and desktop  applications. Quickly and easily create accurate and repeatable tests across multiple devices, platforms and environments – regardless of experience level. It supports multiple languages, modern control sets and integrates with open source frameworks and tools like Selenium, SoapUI and Jenkins.

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Sample Customers
Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS)Cisco, J.P. Morgan, Boeing, McAfee, EMC, Intuit, and Thomson Reuters.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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Computer Software Company28%
Manufacturing Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
Media Company5%
Find out what your peers are saying about ReadyAPI vs. SmartBear TestComplete and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
441,850 professionals have used our research since 2012.
ReadyAPI is ranked 11th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews while SmartBear TestComplete is ranked 4th in Functional Testing Tools with 8 reviews. ReadyAPI is rated 8.2, while SmartBear TestComplete is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of ReadyAPI writes " A great single platform for functional testing, load testing security, and service actualization". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SmartBear TestComplete writes "Easy set up and test creation but the test object repository needs improvement". ReadyAPI is most compared with SoapUI Pro, Apache JMeter, Katalon Studio, BlazeMeter and Tricentis Tosca, whereas SmartBear TestComplete is most compared with Ranorex Studio, Tricentis Tosca, Katalon Studio, Micro Focus UFT One and Appium. See our ReadyAPI vs. SmartBear TestComplete report.

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