Testing tools for App Testing

Consumers expectations have radically growing as new technologies and products to transform their homes, businesses and lives. So it’s time for mobile app development company to set new performance standards in testing and QA. QA and testing have shifted from defect-finding to driving business outcomes and customer satisfaction.

Application testing is an essential part of every application development lifecycle and no app developer can miss this stage. In the testing process, the testing team looks at the functionality, execution, security, etc. of an application. Recognizing bugs and issues have to be reported to the app developers to get them resolved.

Below we have listed few testing tools that can be used in app testing.


Appium is an open sourced application testing tool that is widely popular and common in developers and testers throughout the world. It is popular because of ease of implementations and a wide variety of features and customizations.

Another reason for its massive popularity is the fact that it’s a cross-platform automation tool enabling users to run tests on native, mobile web and hybrid application across iOS and Android platforms. It also allows users to implement the test practices, frameworks and tools they want to work alongside, making it a great choice for anyone that wants to do more customized or targeted testing.


Squish is application development testing automation that does require a paid membership. If you are looking for testing services that lets you test apps without having to jailbreak an android or IOS device then Squish is good to use. Squish can be used without having to jailbreak your device and offers dedicated support for mobile apps and mobile web apps.

Using stable object identification methods, Squish can also run on mobile emulators and different devices while providing the same testing environment as a mobile device which can greatly increase the productivity of the debugging process for some applications.


Robotium is a free Android UI testing tool, using this tool it is simple to write a compelling automatic black box test cases for Android applications. It synchronizes effectively with Maven or Ant to run tests as a significant aspect of continuous integration.

Also there is no need for additional data about the Android application’s framework or executed classes. All they require is the name of the principal class and path which connects to it. Moreover, Robotium is a library for unit tests. It automatically handles numerous Android practices and require the least time to make strong test cases.


Unified Functional Testing or UFT is the business standard solution for the test automation process. This tool empowers business mobility groups to become tied up with the HPE ecosystem or the MicroFocus ecosystem, for better support and promising launches.

Though it is a costly tool, there are many guides and content accessible for testers that will help in speed testing and writing mobile test scripts with progressively build, established system.


Katalon Studio is a powerful automation solution for app testing and web applications. It is built using the Selenium and Appium frameworks while being more accessible to newcomers. It’s integrated software automation provide users with different levels of testing that are ideal for everyone ranging from beginner to pro.

This tool is free to use and helps non-tech users to test out their applications by starting an automation testing project using built-in scripts or scripts sourced by other users online while saving time for experienced testers by providing them built-in libraries and maintaining their scripts. It can easily be integrated with a variety of other popular testing applications.


Eggplant is an image-based automated testing tool that allows users to test changes being made to the UI in real time. It also users to test mobile and web applications. As a powerful visual testing tool, it lets users run dynamic tests from the user perspective using advanced image search, image recognition and text recognition.

The only negative point of using Eggplant is that it requires a MAC server for IOS testing and lacks direct object support.


Ranorex comes with powerful features for app testing. It enables the user to recreate the real user interaction with the app utilizing several gestures given by various devices. It can simulate different gestures like swipe or orientation change.

Another positive point is the inbuilt RenoreXpath feature which enables the tool to distinguish dynamic UI components. This tool supports parallel testing to guarantee smooth execution over different devices. It also enables the testers to make data drive tests by utilizing information stores like Excel, SQL, or CSV.


Calabash is an automated acceptance testing tool for applications. Calabash could be contrasted with Selenium WebDriver. This tool comprises of libraries that permit test-code to collaborate with hybrid and native applications automatically.

It enables the Cucumber framework that makes it simpler to comprehend by business specialists as well as non-technical QA team. Positive point in using this tool is that it gives APIs which are specialized to native applications.

As a full service mobile application development company, Tebi Technologies works on entire lifecycle of product development from Planning and Strategy, UX/UI Design, App Development, QA/User Acceptance Testing till Technical Delivery. We use agile development process that gives you control over scope and reduces your risk.

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