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Attribute Ratings

  • Cypress.io is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • BrowserStack and Cypress.io are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

7.6

BrowserStack

76%
56 Ratings
9.6

Cypress.io

96%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

BrowserStack

100%
6 Ratings
10.0

Cypress.io

100%
1 Rating

Usability

9.3

BrowserStack

93%
15 Ratings

Cypress.io

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.1

BrowserStack

81%
3 Ratings

Cypress.io

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.6

BrowserStack

86%
15 Ratings

Cypress.io

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

BrowserStack

Browserstack is a perfect tool for cross browser and parallel testing. It works completely on cloud, so it doesnt require any additional app or local resource to run tests. It has bit of learning curve so it can be difficult for a beginner to use the tool. It is pricey so not many companies be able to afford it. But for the features it support, price is totally justified. UI is very user friendly, but the live monitoring animations are pretty laggy and jerky. Overall its a great product
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Cypress.io Inc

Everything web-based should be testable. Even our highly dynamic content-providing web application works well. Hopefully, it will get a bigger user base in the future so that one can find even more support at StackOverflow or similar forums.
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Pros

BrowserStack

  • It shows a true representation of how a website will look on a mobile device.
  • BrowserStack has a good variety of devices and browsers for us to test on.
  • It's easy to access BrowserStack from anywhere that I have Internet access.
  • I can inspect my code and any errors, and also test changes on the device that I am logged into. It makes troubleshooting so much easier.
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Cypress.io Inc

  • autimation of end to end testing of web UI and api
  • Getting insight on failing and passing tests
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Cons

BrowserStack

  • It can be a challenge to use it when you're accessing it from within a corporate firewall. In my view, this is the Firewall's problem, but anything that BrowserStack can do to ease that pain will expand its ability to be useful in more locked-down companies.
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Cypress.io Inc

  • Pick tool to identify elements doesn't work well.
  • Easier installation or manual for it.
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Pricing Details

BrowserStack

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

BrowserStack editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Live - Desktop291
Live - Desktop & Mobile392
Live - Team1253
Automate Desktop1294
Automate Desktop & Mobile1995
Automate - EnterpriseContact sales team6
Percy - Free07
Percy - Desktop1498
Percy - EnterpriseContact sales team9
App Live Individual2910
App Automate19911
App Automate - EnterpriseContact sales team12
App Live - Enterprise TeamContact sales team13
Percy - Desktop & Mobile19914
Live - EnterpriseContact sales team15
App Live - Team12516

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Pricing Info

Cypress.io

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Cypress.io editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    BrowserStack

    It's simply a must-have tool. As a designer, I have to ensure my work is at least functional in older browsers. I also have to ensure that, when I design for mobile devices, any differences between platforms aren't problematic. BrowserStack allows me to test my work in a fraction of the time, with a whole lot more accuracy.
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    Cypress.io Inc

    Highly satisfied and [a] big fan.
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    Usability

    BrowserStack

    It integrates directly in internal networks and local development. The point and click interface of choosing your device, pick the browser/version and you have a working emulation of that exact environment. What else could you ask for? I've set our least computer savvy users up with BrowserStack for testing in minutes. It feels like it's just part of your local environemnt.
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    Cypress.io Inc

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    Performance

    BrowserStack

    Browserstack is pretty fast and reliable when it comes to performance. We can see significant time gap between the tests run locally and the test run in Browserstack. Its performance is unparalleled. We don't integrate Browserstack with any other app so, I cant comment on that. But as a standalone app it performs quite well and fast.
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    Cypress.io Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    BrowserStack

    I'm saying a 10 for support for BrowserStack only based on feedback from the development team. I myself have never had to reach out to support for any questions or issues, but others in the company have. From my conversations with them, the support was fantastic and had been a pleasure working with the BrowserStack team.
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    Cypress.io Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    BrowserStack

    Compared to other products I've found BrowserStack to have an easy-to-use interface, it offers all the platforms I need and it runs quickly and reliably. The browser plugin is an especially useful feature so I can almost instantly open a URL in one of my BrowserStack presets. It proved useful for basic use at the free price level and for large team use at the higher price level.
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    Cypress.io Inc

    Cypress.io is easy to start with and is independent of other automation tools. Unless we are looking for automating every edge case, Cypress.io can do it without using any plugins. Also, when a test fails, we can travel back to the state in which the test failed (aka time travel feature of Cypress.io), which makes debugging the failure or reporting the failure easy.
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    Return on Investment

    BrowserStack

    • Browserstack has provided us with a quick solution to cross browser compatibility testing at a low cost.
    • Direct impact on ROI is difficult to judge compared to the past, when there were no reliable options for testing across numerous platforms.
    • We had to pull back on our userbase when costs went too high for each individual to access the platform simultaneously.
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    Cypress.io Inc

    • Flaky tests can be caught easily
    • Regration testing of application with Cypress.io helps to maintain quality of the software product.
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