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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