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"The stop automation is a great feature.""I find UFT One to be very good for thick clients, which are non-browser applications.""It's easy to use for beginners and non-technical people.""The interface is fine and there is nothing else to add in terms of enhancement.""The initial setup is relatively easy.""Has improved our organization by allowing us to obtain fast, detailed information about the behavior of our products and to supply this to the customer, enabling us to work together without the need for special programming knowledge.""I like the Help feature in UFT One. For example, if you are navigating a particular window, where there are different options. One wouldn’t know the purpose of every option, but there is no need to search because that window contains a Help button. If you click on that Help button, it directly navigates to the respective help needed. VBScript is very easy to understand and easy to prepare scripts with minimal learning curve.""It is very simple to use, and the scripting language is even easier."

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"The test repository to follow the test progress is most valuable because we can easily create and manage a huge number of test scripts. We can copy and paste, replicate, and drag and drop many tests scripts. We can create test scripts en masse. When you have a high volume of tests, the tool is quite useful. It works well when you want to manage a lot of tests, such as you have 1,000 or more test scripts."

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Cons
"Technical support could be improved.""We used to run it as a test suite. Micro Focus provides that in terms of a test management tool as ALM, but when we think of integrating with a distributed version control system, like Jenkins, there isn't much integration available. That means we need to make use of external solutions to make it work.""The artificial intelligence functionality is applicable only on the web, and it should be expanded to cover non-web applications as well.""There is a lot of room for improvement when it comes to friction-free continuous testing across the software life cycle, as a local installation is required to run UFT.""The scripting language could be improved. They're currently using Visual Basic, but I think that people need something more advanced, like Python or Java.""Micro Focus UFT One could improve by having more maintenance. Every time when we run the solution and develop something, the next time when we run it it doesn't recognize the object. I have to redesign the object again and then run the solution. It's really a headache, it's not consistent.""They need to reduce the cost because it is pretty high. It's approximately $3,000 per user.""[Tech support is] not a 10 because what happens with some of our issues is that we might not get a patch quickly and we have to hold on to an application until we get a proper solution."

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"The setup of Panaya Recorder is a bit complex. Panaya is a SaaS application, but you need to install some components on your computer. You need to set up your computer to allow Panaya Recorder to work. There are five or six things to do each time you install Panaya for any user. If you miss something, Panaya Recorder doesn't work. So, it is complex to install."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price is only $3,000. I don't know how many QA analysts you would have in any given company. Probably no more than five or 10. So if it's a large corporation, it can easily afford $15,000 to $25,000. I don't see that being an issue."
  • "The way the pricing model works is that you pay a whole boatload year one. Then, every year after, it is around half or less. Because instead of paying for the new product, you are just paying for the support and maintenance of it. That is probably one of the biggest things that I hear from most people, even at conferences, "Yeah, I would love to use UFT One, but we don't have a budget for it.""
  • "Compared to other tools in the market, UFT One is very competitive. The recent Covid pandemic situation also hit customer budgets significantly, so Micro Focus offered some discounted prices, which is definitely competitive."
  • "The pricing fee is good. If someone makes use of the solution once a day for a half hour then the fee will be more expensive. For continuous use and application of the solution to different use cases, the fee is average."
  • "The price is one aspect that could be improved."
  • "HPE recently extended the demo license period from 30 days to 60 days which was a very wise and popular decision to give potential customers more time to install it and try it for free. Even if your company has a salesperson come in and demo UFT, I would highly encourage at least one of your developers or automation engineers to download and install it to explore for themselves the functionality and features included during the demo trial period."
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  • "It is expensive. Because of its cost, we couldn't deploy Panaya to a large extent. Its licensing should be improved, and there should be more license types. There should be an advanced license and a basic license."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:We reviewed MicroFocus UFT One but ultimately chose to use Tricentis Tosca because we needed API testing. MicroFocus UFT is a performance and functional testing tool. We tested it, and it was well… more »
    Top Answer:Any updates on this @Don Ingerson. I am trying to pre-assess the same question. Whether I would get any performance improvements in executing scripts (VBScripts) in UFT 14.XX or UFT 15.XX compared to… more »
    Top Answer:It's easy to use for beginners and non-technical people.
    Top Answer:The test repository to follow the test progress is most valuable because we can easily create and manage a huge number of test scripts. We can copy and paste, replicate, and drag and drop many tests… more »
    Top Answer:It is expensive. Because of its cost, we couldn't deploy Panaya to a large extent. Its licensing should be improved, and there should be more license types. There should be an advanced license and a… more »
    Top Answer:The setup of Panaya Recorder is a bit complex. Panaya is a SaaS application, but you need to install some components on your computer. You need to set up your computer to allow Panaya Recorder to… more »
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    Also Known As
    UFT (QTP), Micro Focus UFT (QTP), QTP, Quick Test Pro, QuickTest Professional, HPE UFT (QTP)
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    Overview

    Micro Focus UFT (Unified Functional Testing) One is a smart, intuitive solution that automates and designs tests for enterprise applications utilizing embedded AI-based processes. Micro Focus UFT One escalates and streamlines end-to-end functional testing with one brilliant solution.

    QA and testing teams can easily and quickly test throughout distributed infrastructures simultaneously on web and mobile; script once and rerun all tests with cross-browser support; and benefit from a vast ecosystem of integrations from version control to continuous integration to agile management. With seamless integration of 200+ technologies, including but not limited to AWS, Java, Citrix SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce, UFT One expands test coverage from the UI to the API - and everything in between - for a truly superior enterprise-grade application testing process.

    UFT One is a significant contribution to the next-gen UFT brand of integrated functional testing solutions. UFT One empowers clients to test earlier and faster by combining a huge range of technical support with AI-driven proficiencies. The solution provides the momentum, robustness, and stability necessary to execute automation at scale that is seamlessly integrated with an enterprise’s current DevOps toolchain.

    Key Features of Micro Focus UFT One

    • Manual & automated testing: Using UFT One, you can create, schedule, implement, and research every manual and automated testing product with one solution.

    • Enhanced object recognition: Using intricate optical character recognition (OCR) and machine learning, testing and implementation occur more naturally, almost identically to how a human “sees” things.

    • Simplified test creation: Save time by utilizing UFT One’s natural language processing (NLP) to run tests in simple English; no coding is needed.

    • Remote possibilities: You have the option to deploy the UFT One Remote AI Service to one central, robust device to enable improved performance and efficiency to other UFT devices with fewer capabilities.

    Key Benefits of Micro Focus UFT One

    • Improved performance: UFT One’s intuitive automation enables teams to enhance the speed of the creation process and minimize the manpower needed to adapt to the speed of the application changes.

    • Increased test coverage: Front-end and back-end coverage, from UI to API. UFT One seamlessly integrates well with almost every solution and ecosystem in today's busy marketplace.

    • Cross-browser coverage: UFT One allows you to create one script and rerun all tests easily, using any of today's leading browsers, such as Firefox, Edge, Chrome, and more.

    • Next-gen mobile options: UFT One users can use the UFT Mobile Add-in to create and run mobile tests without needing any additional tools for mobile devices.

    Reviews from Real Users

    Chris T., Test Automation Architect at Independent Health, relates that “testers have been able to free up their time: instead of doing mundane, repetitive tasks, they shift them off to automation.”

    Tansu A., Test Automation Consultant at a tech services company, feels UFT One “enables us to quickly obtain detailed product behavior information.”

    UFT One “helped us notably reduce manual testing efforts and pass the savings along to our client,” says a user who is a Test Analyst at a tech services company.

    Panaya Test Dynamix makes it easy for large enterprises to test smarter and release faster, by gaining control and visibility of every aspect of their ERP testing wherever they are.

    With SAP ERP testing holding unique challenges, Test Dynamix offers provides all test management and execution capabilities in a single place , with a business process-centered approach designed specifically for SAP and Oracle testing, risk-based testing and test automation, to ensure the most efficient and effective large-scale testing possible.

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    Sage, JetBlue, Haufe.Group, Independent Health, Molina Healthcare, Cox Automotive, andTMNA Services
    Over 3000 leading enterprises worldwide including SONY, NICE, NEC, Shiseido, DHL, ABB and Grupo Bimbo
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    Micro Focus UFT One is ranked 2nd in Functional Testing Tools with 17 reviews while Panaya Test Dynamix is ranked 21st in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review. Micro Focus UFT One is rated 7.6, while Panaya Test Dynamix is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus UFT One writes "Testers have been able to free up their time: instead of doing mundane, repetitive tasks, they shift them off to automation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Panaya Test Dynamix writes "Easy and very flexible usage. Provides a good picture of your progress and useful for a huge number of test scripts. Licensing model and the Panaya recorder installation can be improved". Micro Focus UFT One is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Micro Focus UFT Developer, Selenium HQ, SmartBear TestComplete and Katalon Studio, whereas Panaya Test Dynamix is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and Worksoft Certify.

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