Compare Silk Test vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest

Silk Test is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 2 reviews while Zeenyx AscentialTest which is ranked 13th in Functional Testing Tools with 4 reviews. Silk Test is rated 7.6, while Zeenyx AscentialTest is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Silk Test writes "An easy to use interface with a recording feature that our business users are happy with". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zeenyx AscentialTest writes "Our university students who enter our tests have found it easy to master with minimal assistance, but classes could be more object-oriented". Silk Test is most compared with UFT (QTP), LoadRunner and Selenium HQ, whereas Zeenyx AscentialTest is most compared with Selenium HQ, SmartBear TestComplete and UFT (QTP). See our Silk Test vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest report.
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Pros
The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.

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If you use the PowerBuilder application, do choose AscentialTest without thinking twice.The most valuable feature of AscentialTest for us is that it fully supports PowerBuilder.

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Cons
The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.

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I would like to see an improvement in the User Interface.Classes are not as object-oriented as I would like, but I am a programmer and not QA so I expect a lot.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis, and while I think that the price is quite reasonable I am not allowed to share those details.

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Once it starts generating ROI, which for us took between three and six months, one will not even think about the investment.

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14th
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10,020
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3,576
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2
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Avg. Rating
7.5
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4,209
Comparisons
521
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
634
Avg. Rating
9.5
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Segue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test, Silk PerformerAscentialTest
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Overview
SilkTest is robust and portable test automation for web, native, and enterprise software applications. Silk Test's portability enables users to test applications more effectively with lower complexity and cost in comparison to other functional testing tools on the market. Silk Test's role based testing enables business stakeholders, QA engineers, and developers to contribute to the whole automation testing process, which drives collaboration and increases the effectiveness of software testing.AscentialTest™ by Zeenyx Software is an enterprise level Test Management System that encompasses Test Planning, Development, Data Management, Execution and Defect Tracking for applications running on Windows, the web, java, dotNet, terminals and PowerBuilder. This “next generation” testing solution allows users to build robust automated and manual tests from reusable components created by its powerful object recognition engine without recording or scripting. Our patented ‘snapshot’ technology generates graphical representations of the application under test which allows users to build ‘Steps’ by dragging and dropping objects in a visual test editor. Reusable Steps are combined to form a multitude of automated and manual tests that are easy to create and maintain. With AscentialTest, companies realize a dramatic reduction in test creation and maintenance times, resulting in increased productivity and lower costs.
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Sample Customers
Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG TechnologiesTJX Companies, Nuance Communications, Ericsson Inc., Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Accenture, Nutrition Coordinating Center, Univ. of MN, iConectiv, Fortress Software, and LMP Corp.
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