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Katalon Studio vs. Micro Focus UFT Developer
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Katalon Studio vs. Micro Focus UFT Developer and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
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"The most valuable feature is that the browser and the API testing is available in a single tool, and I don't have to look at other options.""The initial setup is pretty straightforward and easy enough to complete.""The most valuable feature of Katalon Studio is that everything can be managed from one platform.""The scalability of the product is good.""It is good for API testing. It is also good for continuous integration testing. You can connect it to Jenkins.""Katalon Studio's biggest advantage is its price. It's a good tool for the price, albeit with some limitations when you compare it with tools like Tricentis Tosca.""One of the features that I like is Object Recognition. It worked very well, and it allowed me to create a dynamic expert based on my requirements.""The automation is very fast and you don't need to be overly proficient in coding."

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"The solution is very scalable.""The most valuable features are the object repository.""Integrates well with other products.""This tool is really good. We don't need to write any code, but it writes the code itself, only record and play. And it is simple, and it is not heavy; I mean, it doesn't have a large footprint, and it works well for us.""The most valuable feature for UFT is the ability to test a desktop application.""It is quite stable, and it has got very user-friendly features, which are important in terms of maintaining our scripts from a long-term perspective. It is very stable for desktop-based, UI-based, and mobile applications. Object repositories and other features are also quite good.""The cost is the most important factor in this tool."

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"Katalon lacks integration with other software, including integrating other languages like .NET and PHP.""Currently, I'm the only one who can use it because I have a Mac. It is giving a hard time to my team members who are on Linux. My team members are using Linux, and Katalon doesn't support Linux very well. It keeps on crashing. It crashes and shuts down almost every time they save their work, so they are not able to use it. It should have good support for Linux. We don't know what the problem is. If the Katalon team can pick up this issue, it will be very helpful.""It seems to lack a few requirements that a typical customer would want. Compared to other solutions, this product is lacking.""Katalon Studio should improve its usability, it still needs some improvement where users can easily use it to build their automation suite. It requires some initial work to set it up. There should be more keywords in the library to limit the coding requirements, this will allow a non-technical person easily start using it, which would be better.""The price of the solution is a bit high. It's one of the reasons we decided not to continue using the product.""There is not much support offered for the free version, which is something that could be improved.""Now we are having difficulties in using it and had to limit our automation experts to the features that Katalon allows us to use for free. It was free access and they claimed that it would be free for all time.""One aspect that can be improved is testing for desktop applications. I would like to see them support more technologies in this area."

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"In the next release, I would like to see the connectivity improved to be less complex and more stable.""In the next release, I would like to see integration with different cloud-based tools such as Azure.""The pricing could be improved.""I have to keep the remote machine open while the tests are running, otherwise, it leads to instability.""UFT Developer is good, but it requires high-level development skills. Scripting is something that everybody should know to be able to work with this product. Currently, it is very development intensive, and you need to know various scripting languages. It would be good if the development effort could be cut short, and it can be scriptless like Tosca. It will help in more adoption because not every team has people with a software engineering background. If it is scriptless, the analysts who wear multiple hats and come from different backgrounds can also use it in a friendly manner. It is also quite expensive.""With Smart Bear products generally, you can have only one instance of the tool running on a machine.""Integration with other tools can become a costly exercise."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "We are using the free version of Katalon Studio at this point."
  • "The price is not high it's good."
  • "We are using the free version. We plan on getting a paid version because there is a limitation in terms of the number of users. We want to maximize it."
  • "I am using the free version."
  • "Its pricing is quite reasonable. If you require their help in getting started, then there is a professional services fee on top of the product license cost."
  • "In terms of pricing, Katalon, Selenium, and Cypress all represent a similar level of investment. The software for these tools are either true open source or almost open source (because they charge a small fee), so pricing is a neutral point for me."
  • "The cost of Katalon Studio is expensive but it is less than some of the other solutions, such as Micro Focus UFT or SmartBear TestComplete. The cost is the main reason we are using Katalon Studio."
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  • "When we compare in the market with other tools that have similar features, it may be a little bit extra, but the cost is ten times less."
  • "It is cheap, but if you take the enterprise license, it is valid for both software items."
  • "The licensing is very expensive, so often, we don't have enough VMs to run all of our tests."
  • "Its cost is a bit high. From the licensing perspective, I am using a concurrent license. It is not a seed license. It is something that I can use in our network. It can also be used by other users."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:User-friendly and a good solution.
    Top Answer:The cost is on the high side and it would be helpful if there were two packages available with a distinction made between the standard features most companies are looking for at a cheaper cost and a… more »
    Top Answer:Katalon lacks integration ability with other software, including integrating other languages like .NET and PHP. I've also had issues with new releases as the system often crashes and the previous… more »
    Top Answer:The issue with all the integration is that it can become very costly and expensive and we'd like to be able to recommend one single tool that will do it all.
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    UFT Pro (LeanFT), Micro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT), LeanFT, HPE LeanFT
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    Overview


    Katalon Studio is a simple and powerful automation solution built by KMS Technology for testers everywhere. The tool provides features comparable to popular commercial solutions while eliminating the hassle of building an automation framework from open sources. Best of all, we are committed to keeping Katalon Studio free.

    Micro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT) is a powerful yet lightweight functional test automation solution, that supports a wide range of AUT technologies. Targeted to technical test automation engineers and developers/testers in Agile teams, Micro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT) is fully embedded in standard IDEs and integrates naturally with the Dev and QA ecosystems.

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    Buyer's Guide
    Katalon Studio vs. Micro Focus UFT Developer
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Katalon Studio vs. Micro Focus UFT Developer and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,518 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Katalon Studio is ranked 6th in Test Automation Tools with 13 reviews while Micro Focus UFT Developer is ranked 10th in Test Automation Tools with 7 reviews. Katalon Studio is rated 7.4, while Micro Focus UFT Developer is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Katalon Studio writes "Great record and playback functionality but isn't user-friendly and needs better technical support ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus UFT Developer writes "Great features with good stability and an easy initial setup". Katalon Studio is most compared with TestProject, Tricentis Tosca, SmartBear TestComplete, Ranorex Studio and Postman, whereas Micro Focus UFT Developer is most compared with Micro Focus UFT One, Tricentis Tosca, Selenium HQ, Visual Studio Test Professional and SmartBear TestComplete. See our Katalon Studio vs. Micro Focus UFT Developer report.

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