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Katalon Recorder vs Alternatives

This comparison features Katalon Recorder, Selenium IDE, iMacros.

Categories Features KR S.IDE iMacros Notes
TTFV Time to First Value





  • KR: users are able to start recording tests in less than 10 seconds

  • S.IDE: users are able to start recording tests in less then 30 seconds

  • iMacros: users are able to start recording tests in less than 10 seconds

Test design Record manual activities on a web app





Manual create tests





  • KR and S.IDE: Edit in UI mode

  • iMacros: Edit in scripting mode

Edit the recorded scripts





  • KR, S.IDE: Edit in UI mode

  • iMacros: Edit in scripting mode

Test execution Play back, Pause, and Resume tests





All tools support these actions
Loop





Run multiple test suites/tests





  • KR, S.IDE support run test suites and all tests

  • iMacros does not support run test suites

Skip a test step





  • KR: Not support

  • Others: support

Capture screenshot





Data-Driven Testing





Test management Tests and test suites





Export test projects





  • KR and S.IDE support exporting test projects to multiple scripting languages

  • iMacros (free version) does not support exporting test projects.

Drag and drop tests and test suites





  • S.IDE only supports dnd tests in test suite view mode

Organize test structures





Test reports Test result





  • KR allows viewing reports and dashboard viaTestOps

Docs and tutorials





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