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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

BrowserStack

If you have a web property that will be used by people on a variety of hardware, os and browsers, this is a must have. The ability to emulate the user's exact browser/os/device is so important. Something may work in one version of a browser, but not in a slightly different build or on a different os.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

If the interest is to start with fewer coding skills then Katalon Studio is one of the good options for automation. It is as simple as writing test cases with predefined methods and actions. It also provides the flexibility to edit the code for the coders but also has limitations compared to the flexibility of creating own framework as like native Selenium or Appium like tools.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

  • User friendly GUI
  • Katalon recorder available. Newbies can play around and easily write test cases.
  • Integration with CI/CD workflows like JIRA, Jenkins, qTest, Slack, etc.
  • Supports cross browser testing.
  • Katalon analytics is available to analyze script failures.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

  • I expect it to run faster.
  • The obligation to become a member of the site should be removed.
  • Errors can occur occasionally while loading the browser.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

BrowserStack

BrowserStack 10.0
Based on 6 answers
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.
Eric Karkovack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

No score
No answers yet
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Usability

BrowserStack

BrowserStack 9.3
Based on 16 answers
BrowserStack has a clean and simple to use interface. I like that it has a "straight to the point" type feel to it. I don't log in and wonder where I need to go to do what I need to do. I'm able to log in and quickly begin my testing process of issues and then get out and get back to the client/reader.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

Katalon Studio 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Due to the slowness, there is an intermediate timeout. There is no other problem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

BrowserStack

BrowserStack 8.5
Based on 16 answers
I sound like a broken record, but there's not too many negatives to say about BrowserStack. With so many devices nowadays, it's ESSENTIAL to our business to view/test on all browsers to provide the very best customer service. The up-to-date releases always guarantees that the product is supported with any "updates" from any browser or device.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

Katalon Studio 9.6
Based on 3 answers
I love the support. They have provided answers and solutions for most of our questions or doubts that could come up. They also have provided basic tutorials on how to get familiarized with the program.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Matt Emge | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

Katalon Studio License cost is reasonable and it suits the budget where as other tools are expensive and its difficult to get right ROI.Capabilities are user friendly while using the Katalon Studio for api, mobile , web and desktop application automation where as expensive fails to provide certain basic user friendly factors
Karthick Vellingiri | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Nick Jastrebski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Katalon Studio

  • No License fee: it saves a license fee which has paid for other tools.
  • Able to create a Jenkins pipeline for DevOps saving sufficient time by running nightly.
  • The manual tester can also automate making testing becomes faster.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

BrowserStack

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

BrowserStack Editions & Modules

Edition
Live - Desktop$291
Live - Desktop & Mobile$391
Live - Team PlansContact sales team
Automate Pro$1293
Automate Mobile$1993
EnterpriseContact sales team
Percy - Free$05
Percy - Professional$996
Percy - EnterpriseContact sales team
App Live$298
App Automate$1998
  1. per user/per month
  2. none
  3. per user/per month
  4. none
  5. per month
  6. per user/per month
  7. none
  8. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Katalon Studio

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Katalon Studio Editions & Modules

Edition
Node Locked License$69.001
Floating License$1,529.002
  1. per month
  2. per year
Additional Pricing Details
Katalon Studio was originated from KMS Technology R&D. It has been a successful solution for numerous automation projects ranging from small team to enterprise client. Katalon Studio is free for use, product development is funded by the testing services provided by KMS Technology. To support future releases, please consider subscribing to our business support services.

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