Appium - powerful mobile testing tool
Updated June 09, 2022

Appium - powerful mobile testing tool

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Appium

Appium is Open source and we are making use of it in multiple projects. The one framework is WebdriverIO and Appium, other one Appium and Java. Appium is very useful for mobile automation for both Android and IOS platform. Also it is easy to implement Appium with any language such as Java, Javascript etc
  • Launch/Reset App
  • Swipe Actions, Gestures
  • Switch to webview
  • Orientation Landscape/Potrait
  • Click by co-ordinates in IOS using appium
  • Deep links testing
  • test execution in IOS is slower compared to Android
  • Open source
  • Multiple language support
  • Cross platform support
  • Support for all kind of mobile apps
  • Extensive coding experience is required. So initial framework setup is bit complex
  • Reusability and easy maintenance
  • As it open source, it makes a huge impact on ROI
Most of mobile testing tools which are available in the market are paid license tools. But Appium is Open source mobile testing tool. We can create customised automation framework using Appium. It also supports various languages such as Java, Javascript etc. And also supports various operating systems such as Android, IOS etc. We can easily integrate Appium frameworks with CI/CD [Jenkins, Git etc].

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1. It's open source which supports range of languages, operating systems and languages. Well suited for Android and IOS mobile automation. Supports all kinds of apps, which makes it flexible and robust mobile testing tool
2. It is less appropriate where we need intercept network call to verify the API calls. Extensive coding experience is required to work Appium