BugSnag vs. SpiraTest

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
BugSnag
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Bugsnag is an application health and error tracking application, now from Smartbear since the April 2021 acquisition, for monitoring web application stability, and alerting developers to app issues and error-rate in real-time.
$65
per month per user
SpiraTest
Score 8.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
SpiraTest allows customers to manage their software testing and quality assurance activities. It provides requirements management, test management and bug-tracking functionality with integrated reporting.
$6
Per User per Month
Pricing
BugSnagSpiraTest
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
1-User
$6
Per User per Month
20-User
$13
Per User per Month
10-User
$17
Per User per Month
5-User
$19
Per User per Month
3-User
$24
Per User per Month
20-User
$89
Lifetime License per Seat
10-User
$99
Lifetime License per Seat
5-User
$119
Lifetime License per Seat
3-User
$133
Lifetime License per Seat
20-User
$6,999
Lifetime License (unlimited seats)
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BugSnagSpiraTest
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
BugSnagSpiraTest
Test Management
Comparison of Test Management features of Product A and Product B
BugSnag
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Ratings
SpiraTest
7.8
8 Ratings
3% below category average
Centralized test management00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Manage test hosts and schedules00 Ratings7.94 Ratings
Map tests to user stories00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Test execution reporting00 Ratings5.08 Ratings
Defect management00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
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User Ratings
BugSnagSpiraTest
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(8 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
BugSnagSpiraTest
Likelihood to Recommend
SmartBear
It's great for tracking bugs on your app. I don't think I can do anything else besides that...
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Inflectra Corporation
I think SpiraTest is well suited as a test suite, but in situations where the team is already using multiple products from one particular provider, it may be better to go with that provider's test solution. This is because integrations are very important nowadays, and should be considered when picking your project management software. It should be noted that management selected SpiraTest primarily due to the low cost of the test software. I'm less familiar with other test software in the field, but if cost is an issue, you should take a look at SpiraTest.
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Pros
SmartBear
  • The UI/UX is well designed. I have never been confused by any buttons/filters/settings, and everything is laid out in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Setup was super easy. I didn't have to do anything but read the documentation, which was well written.
  • The information captured by errors has everything I would need to debug an issue.
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Inflectra Corporation
  • A clean view of test case steps, expected results and the ability to record a result for each step quickly on one page per test set. This really helps testers work through executing manual test cases.
  • Hierarchical structure of releases and builds, requirements, and test cases.
  • Can quickly build test sets and/or test runs per build/release.
  • Simple identification of each test case, requirement, test run, build, release, etc.
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Cons
SmartBear
  • For really long bugs, it'd be nice if you hovered over the row and it expanded the text so you didn't have to click on the actual bug to view everything.
  • It would be nice if there was a filter for grouping bugs instead of searching by their name.
  • Honestly nothing else, I love 99% of Bugsnag.
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Inflectra Corporation
  • Training can be difficult to find at times.
  • Basic reporting can become very verbose unless you set lots of filters and parameters.
  • The ability to customize some of the verbiage in the application would help bridge the gap between translating what SpiraTest's testing terminology is and the company culture uses for testing terminology.
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Support Rating
SmartBear
No answers on this topic
Inflectra Corporation
As promised during product selection, SpiraPlan support has always been quick and helpful. Replies almost always come back in hours (and often in an hour or two). And SpiraPlan's online tech support maintains all support conversations online so no need to look through emails to try to recall repllies.
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Alternatives Considered
SmartBear
No answers on this topic
Inflectra Corporation
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Return on Investment
SmartBear
  • It has caught bugs on the spot, which allows us to quickly fix them.
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Inflectra Corporation
  • SpiraTest can be improved in terms of its dashboard and reporting. This will be really helpful for the management as well.
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