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Jim Ma
Vendor
Senior Automation Test Analyst with 10,001+ employees
Jul 23 2017

What is most valuable?

It allows us to test both desktop and web applications. This is a very important feature for system integration tests, as we develop desktop applications, web applications, and a... more»

What needs improvement?

It is very hard to read the test log generated by TestComplete Executor if the log file is very big. TestComplete Executor is a small tool for just running the TestComplete test... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product is becoming more and more expensive. There are two types of licenses: locked and float. Locked license save more, but can only be used in a physical machine. Float... more»

What other advice do I have?

This tool is very easy to use and very powerful. It has a short test development circle and good technical support. There is an expensive license, but it could save more, as... more»
Sachin Gulmadagkar
Real User
Senior QA & Test Manager, Head of Test Automation at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 25 2017

What is most valuable?

* SoapUI/ReadyAPI integration * Selenium integration * We run all of tests using TestExecute, this is just the executer for all TestComplete... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We did a POC for number of tools in past and eventually decided on TestComplete. We started with one tester and one test which we used to... more»

What needs improvement?

* Error handling features in the tool are a little limited * The tool currently is Windows only, would like to see it being implemented for Mac... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

No. We did a POC on multiple tools and TestComplete was our first selection

What other advice do I have?

The tool has great capability but also has great potential to demoralize if you implement it in incorrectly. Automated tests complement manual... more»
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Julio De Lima
Real User
Lead QA Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Desktop and web application support. TestComplete fits almost perfectly with a large amount of stacks, such as Delphi,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before using TestComplete on our projects, we used to use a lot of tools to automate our applications, such as Sikuli... more»

What needs improvement?

TestComplete gives support to do requests to a SOAP web service but has no support to do HTTP requests on Restful... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Buy modules on demand. If you have a four-person team and they will each automate tests only 25% of the time, it's... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I used to use HPE QTP but TestComplete has the same features, low price, and support for handling a lot of stacks. In... more»

What other advice do I have?

Do a PoC and try to understand if TestComplete fits your context and requirements. Use the script-driven approach... more»
SoftwareDev895
Real User
Software Developer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 24 2017

What is most valuable?

The features of TestComplete that were most valuable to me were: * The ability to run a whole suite of tests automatically (which we did... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It would have been a huge task to have to run the test scripts manually, probably 12 hours straight. We were able to run tests on daily... more»

What needs improvement?

We were testing handheld barcode scanners running WindowsCE with many menus of warehouse functions, and our biggest problem was the timing... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

unknown.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Nothing previous to TestComplete.
SunilBabu
Real User
Test Automation Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Tests can be execute and run separately. * Runs in different remote machines. We have multiple versions of the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We already have the UI smoke test and have integrated to our build system, which runs each day for multiple version of... more»

What needs improvement?

* Product is not stable enough and it crashes often The application under test is a complex scientific application... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is less, compared to other products, such as QTP.

Which solutions did we use previously?

When I started at this company, they were using TestComplete.

What other advice do I have?

Get training and decide on a framework that suited for your application. It always depends on what you want to do with... more»
Harry Mc Kay
Real User
QA Manager with 201-500 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

I like the cross browser compatibility. It saves a lot of time re-writing scripts to accommodate different browsers.

How has it helped my organization?

We are consultants. So we simply provide an automated solution to a client, then move on. We don’t use the product in... more»

What needs improvement?

The way objects are added and used when utilizing descriptive programming could be improved. It is a little unwieldy,... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

My advice so far, is that while it’s not quite as powerful and easy to use as UFT, its price tag more than makes up for... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I routinely use SmartBear, UFT, and SilkTest. I fit the application used to whatever my client requires.

What other advice do I have?

As with all tools, verify that it will do what you need for a reasonable price.
Mohd Zeeshan Zakee
Real User
QA Automation Lead at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 24 2017

What is most valuable?

It's cross platform automation capabilities specially ranging across web, UNIX (via putty), and other systems.

How has it helped my organization?

TestComplete replaced QTP as the preferred choice of tool for the organization. It is much faster, works better across technologies (esp. Flex based UI) and is better compatible... more»

What needs improvement?

The code editor, though following eclipse-style, is still a work in progress and gives a very poorly formatted code once viewed via other editing tools like Notepad++. Performance... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used QTP, and later moved to TestComplete as it provided more out of the box support for newer technologies like Flex and AIR.
Deva Veluchamy
Real User
Test Automation Lead/Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 17 2018

What is most valuable?

- Object spy eases the object identification method. - TextObject recognition feature of this product exposes most of the objects to perform the actions. - Test items, project... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Good test coverage through automation and provides unique solutions to the most of automation challenges (e.g. comparison of images).

What needs improvement?

- Increased performance with less memory and cpu usage. - Supports various and different versions of browsers in web testing. - Support to Windows mobile application. (Native iOS... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

TestComplete now have come up with three modules (Web, Desktop & Mobile), so based on the type of product for automation, it is adequate to purchase the required module.... more»
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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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