Top 10+ Codeless Testing Tools in 2022 | Every Tester Should Know

The Most Popular Codeless Testing Tools in 2022

1. Katalon Studio

Katalon Studio codeless testing tool
  • No programming skills & complex configuration required
  • A mild learning curve, can be used for various types of testing
  • Powerful Record and Playback to capture and convert all movements into backend codes (see Katalon Recorder)
  • BDD Cucumber can convey test scenarios in natural languages, different teams can get involved in the testing process at ease
  • Centralized analytics dashboard and reports
  • Improve workflow, Orchestrate Tests & DevOps efficiently with Katalon TestOps
  • Seamless integration with modern CI/CD tools and ALM systems such as Git, Jenkins, qTest, Jira, CircleCI,…
  • Selenium lovers can leverage Smart Wait features to handle Selenium wait issues without any additional test scripts. Selenium can be easily migrated to Katalon. Users can maintain and continue to develop their existing Selenium test scripts in Katalon Studio.
  • Built-in and custom keywords to transfer keywords in the test project without changing any external behaviors

2. Perfecto Scriptless

  • No extra plugins required
  • Agility — Create test scenarios even before the application is ready
  • Reports and analysis of every test step
  • Support multiple data sets and parallel execution
  • On-the-fly binding to adapt to most application changes
  • Many built-in integrations including Test Management, Issue Management, Notifications & Communication

3. Perfecto

Perfecto codeless testing tool
  • AI-driven test maintenance capabilities
  • Smart reporting and analytics
  • Debugging capabilities and test management
  • Unlimited scalable execution on multiple Android devices and in parallel
  • Increased test reusability
  • Accelerate testing process and faster feedback between QA and developers

4. CloudQA

CloudQA codeless testing tool
  • High reusability for synthetic monitoring without modifying any codes
  • Monitoring multiple data sets over various real-time browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, IE
  • Huge capacity to maintain 1000’s of tests easily
  • Support for data-driven testing
  • Smart Record & Playback testing with screenshots after every step
  • Schedule and run tests unattended

5. Sikuli

Sikulu codeless testing tool
  • Image recognition algorithms to identify GUI elements based on images (see Extending Selenium with Image Recognition)
  • Run automated tests for mobile on both iOS and Android devices
  • Support various platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Use Python as a scripting language to extend the functionality of the tool (However, it can be scripted in JPython, an older version of Python)
  • Not suitable for web automation tasks as it has no browser recorder

6. Mabl

Mabl codeless testing tool
  • Mabl Trainer to track all interactions and allow adding assertions
  • Reusable flows to edit any steps in the test
  • Extensive data reports and insights
  • Convert test output to multiple issues (such as Jira, BigQuery)
  • Integrations with the CI/CD pipeline, Bamboo, Jenkins, Slack to keep pace with the deployment speed of DevOps
  • Auto-heal keeps tests stable and test results secured

7. Applitools

Applitools codeless testing tool
  • Cross-device and browser tests
  • Support multiple programming languages
  • Comprehensive data reports with screenshots, baseline images and easy zoom-in on changes
  • Functional feedback exchange between teams on Jira, Slack, or email
  • Baseline branching to keep a separate test for each branch
  • Web API and merge CLI tools to allow you to merge the source and target baselines to resolve conflicts
  • No inbound firewall changes or tunnel configuration required
  • Build functional and visual test results directly from TeamCity, Jenkins, Bamboo, HP Quality Center, Travis CI, Jira, CircleCI, and other CI systems

8. Usetrace

Usetrace codeless testing tool
  • Record and transform robust UI regression tests
  • Effective team collaboration on email, Jira, Slack, Atlassian HipChat, and FlowDock
  • Monitor integral features — scheduled or on-demand
  • End-to-end testing including backend, database, user experience, website performance, content, networks, and third-party testing
  • Instant SMS notifications when your web tests fail

9. Leapwork

Leapwork codeless testing tool
  • No need to modify automation flows whenever the system under test changes
  • Combine automation flows into reusable components as sub-flows across test cases
  • Support multiple types of applications (Web, Desktop and virtual applications)
  • Support cross-browser testing and parallel executions
  • Combining Center of Excellence set up to shorten the time for sharing automation flows, components, best practices and test cases across projects
  • Documentation with videos and logs in audit trails
  • Seamless integrations with REST API and CI/CD ecosystem to build your own integrations with third-party systems

10. Ranorex

Ranorex codeless testing tool
  • RanoreXPath to fully identify all types of GUI elements
  • Ranorex Spy to clearly maps out GUI elements to the RanoreXPath expression
  • Ranorex Recorder can capture and replay actions through an action table editor, then convert those actions into readable languages
  • Comprehensive reports for quick error detection
  • Ranorex Studio develops tests by completing codes, debugging, and managing test projects
  • Flexible test automation interface that can easily run test suites by launching the .EXE files from the command line
  • Enhancing test step reusability
  • Only supports C# and VB.NET Shop languages

11. Test Architect

Test Architect Logo
  • Quickly set up and get your tests automated.
  • Automate web browsers in Windows, Linux, and Mac.
  • Extend Selenium WebDriver capabilities.
  • Integration plugins with CI/CD/DevOps tools
  • Automation analytics & test reports
  • Built-in integrations to Visual Studio/TFS/Test Manager.

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Brian

Testing evangelist. Automation advocate. Selenium committer. Experienced with open source, UFT, Katalon, and others.