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Testing Made Easy With These Top 7 Testing Tools

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Testing Made Easy With These Top 7 Testing Tools

These browser compatibility testing tools will make your testing life easier with a variety of features.

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Humans make mistakes all the time. Every day, enterprises around the world put a lot of effort and money into rolling out the perfect application to suit the needs of their loyal users. Thus, it isn’t surprising that, just like any other task that involves significant human effort, software creation would have a number of mistakes that escape even a watchful eye. However, you don’t need to worry! A lot of online tools are available for helping you with browser compatibility testing. Here is a comprehensive list of the top seven browser compatibility testing tools.

1. LambdaTest

LambdaTest is a free browser compatibility testing tool on the cloud. It is one of the best tools to ensure the streamlined functioning of your web applications on almost any desktop and mobile browser available today. The tool lets you test your applications on real browsers running on real operating systems and machines.

It has a feature called Screenshot that provides you auto-generated full page screenshots of your web pages. Users have the option to choose from a range of 2000+ desktop and mobile browsers and collaborate with your team through their inbuilt issue tracking tool. Apart from that, users can test their locally hosted or privately hosted pages on LambdaTest cloud platform.

Cross-browser tools such as LambdaTest make it easier for you to test your code in different browsers and compare the results. For instance, in case you are a macOS developer, you can use LambdaTest to test your website on Internet Explorer easily!

2. Test Complete

This is a popular and extremely powerful tool when it comes to a powerful commercial testing tool that can be applied to the web, desktop, and mobile-based application testing. Developed by Smartbear, it is a commercial tool that comes with a number of features that make it a powerful testing tool. Its features include support for various major scripting languages such as C++, Python, JavaScript, and VBScript.

It enables users to perform keyword driven and data-driven testing operations. The platform also incorporates a record and playback feature that makes it highly user-friendly. One of its innovative features is its GUI object recognition capability. This feature automatically detects and updates UI objects. This helps reduce the effort that is required to maintain the test script when the AUT is modified.

3. Browserstack

Supposedly the only testing infrastructure that you need, Browserstack is one of the most popular online cross-browser testing tools, which gives you an instant access to more than 2000 real mobile devices and browsers. The interactive cross-browser testing tool even lets you debug on desktop browsers along with running automated tests on an in-built Selenium grid.

4. TestingWhiz

It is a testing automation tool developed by Cygnet Infotech. It offers a complete range of automated testing tools for web, software and database testing. This also includes API testing and mobile-based testing. Its list of features also creates a framework that can be used for regression testing for maintenance, optimization, and automation. Just like the other platforms on this list it also supports cross-browser testing with support for major browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.

TestingWhiz provides a web automation solution that helps validate the UI and front end of web-based applications and test its performance across various browsers and devices. It also offers a database automation test solution that ensures the health of the database and integration with different database connectors.

5. Cross-Browser Testing

Say hello to seamless user experience with crossbrowsertesting.com and make sure that your application fulfills the user needs irrespective of the platform. The tool gives you real-time access to more than 1500 real desktop and mobile browsers and has in-built native debugging tools and extensions. Apart from that, you may even test securely behind your firewall or locally and run automated tests.

6. Test Link

It is a web-based testing tool aimed at ensuring software quality. Developed by Teamtest. It enables the enterprise to run test cases as a part of a routine test plan to obtain various types of defect report and statistics. The program also features support for databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL. Being a web-based application, the user needs to have access to a web browser. It supports both manual as well as the automated execution of required test cases.

Once the test case is created, it creates a test plan, which reports defects in the application within a fraction of time. An important feature of this application is its native support for test reports in formats such as in MS Excel, MS Word, and HTML. Besides, these it also integrates with applications such as JIRA, Bugzilla etc making tracking of defects easier. Being a web-based application, also enables multiple users to access it simultaneously.

7. Browsershots

Easily check browser compatibility and perform cross-platform browser tests with Browsershots — a free and open-source tool. It comes with a highly simplified user interface and is easy to handle, use and operate. It is one of the most convenient methods to test a website for browser compatibility with different browsers in one place. The tool supports a variety of browsers like Arora, Chrome, Dillo, Epiphany, Firefox, Iceweasel, Konqueror, Links, Laukit, Opera, SeaMonkey, and Safari.

These were our list of top 7 software testing tools. With the software industry being one of the most competitive industries in the world, it is essential that an application is bug-free and runs as per the requirements. This creates an impression of reliability among the consumers and ensures continued satisfaction with the products of the enterprise. If the customer finds the application unsatisfactory, they may switch to a competing product. It is thus important to maintain the quality of the product. This helps in gaining the confidence of the customer. With this in mind, we wish you a happy and seamless testing experience! Happy testing.

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software testing ,cross browser testing ,browser testing ,browser compatibility ,website testing ,web app testing ,qa ,performance

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