Version 5.4.0

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Katalon Studio version 5.4 has finally arrived! introducing all-new UI and features to fully support API testing in conjunction with the Functional automation component.

New features & improvements of Katalon Studio 5.4:

New API Testing

Fully support SOAP and REST API automation, the enhanced API component empowers automation engineer to combine, manipulate and validate the functional scenario test cases easily and effectively by using the same IDE interface.

Katalon Studio users will have more capabilities to improve the API automation activities includes Query Parameters for REST request URL, support various HTTP Body message types and common information for HTTP Header, display more details in Response such as Status, Elapsed time, and package Size, and more.

Test Design 

Sensitive Text Encryption

Privacy and Security are crucial than ever to the software industry. Text encryption feature is introduced via the built-in "setEncryptedText" keyword. It allows users to encrypt any sensitive text right in the test case and capable to decrypt on-the-fly at runtime. Thus, the project team can collaborate and share test artifacts among members and stakeholder without any security concerns.

Test Execution

Execution Profile

Global Variables interface is moved to be a default profile, so please check 'default' profile for any existing Global Variables 

Test execution is more versatile in Katalon Studio v5.4. Automation tests can be executed dynamically by configurable profiles, defined by a combination of multiple attributes (environments, test data, platforms). Execution profiles enable Functional and API test execution integrated into the CI pipeline regardless of the test requirement complexity to meet the rapid demand of Agile software project.


Templates for Custom Keywords

Adding the options to generate sample template when users create new custom keywords, the output can be selected as web, mobile or API custom keyword.


Katalon Studio will deliver the newest version directly while letting users continue to work uninterrupted. The update process is configurable with options of Download Now, Remind Me Later, or Ignore This Update


  • Captured images in execution reports can be viewed in "Fit to view" or "Full-size".

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