The 60-Second Elevator Pitch
- Katalon Recorder provides faster time-to-value than Selenium IDE. You can start automating instantly, without having to create a project, or specifying a URL. Overtime, this small difference compounds to be a huge time-saver.
- Katalon Recorder runs directly on your current tab. This allows you to seamlessly combine manual and automated steps in your workflow. In comparison, Selenium IDE requires a brand new tab for every execution.
- Katalon Recorder enables you to keep track of execution results. You can view your execution results and share them with other people through our free TestOps integration.
- Katalon Recorder has consistent development efforts, dedicated community and support. We have a team professionally motivated to improve the product, listen and help fix to your problems.
Below are the comparison between Katalon Recorder and Selenium IDE:
|Items||Katalon Recorder||Selenium IDE||Notes|
|Time To First Value|| || || |
|Test structures|| || || |
|Drag and Drop|| || || |
|Record actions|| || |
|Dashboard|| || ||KR enables dashboard view with TestOps|
|Data-Driven Testing|| || ||KR supports CSV, JSON as data sources|
|Extension Scripts|| || ||KR allows developers to add custom locators and actions|
|User Guides|| || |
|Manual add a test step|| || |
|Playback|| || ||Both support pause and resume|
|Pause/Resume|| || |
|Skip a step|| || |
|Run in parallel|| || |
|Run in CI|| || ||S.IDE supports Command-line runner|
|Control flow|| || |
|Support multiple browsers|| || |
|Export test scripts|| || |