Popular Software Test Tools

Popular Software Test Tools, Functional Test Automation Tools, Performance Test Tools, API Test Tools, Mobile Test Tools, and Test Management Tools.

Software Test Tools


Software Testing can be done in two ways, one is Manual Testing and another is Automation Testing or Automated Testing.

We have different types of Automation Testing, 

1. Functional Test Automation
2. Performance Test Automation
3. API/Web Services Test Automation
4. Mobile Test Automation
5. Test Management
6. Defect management

Note: In the above categories ‘Functional Testing’ has nearly 60% market share, so more opportunities in this area but competition is high.

1. Functional Test Automation

Selenium (Open Source) and Micro Focus UFT (Commercial) are popular tools for automated functional testing. IBM RFT, SilkTest, TestComplete, Watir, etc, are also there for functional test automation.


Selenium is open-source software, it supports various operating environments like MS Windows, Linux, and Macintosh, various browsers like MS IE/Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera, and various programming languages like Java, Python, C#, JavaScript, Ruby, Kotlin.

Micro Focus UFT

Unified Functional Testing (UFT) software, formerly known as HP QuickTest Professional (QTP), provides functional and regression test automation for software applications and environments.
5. Test Management

Test management refers to the activity of managing a testing process. A test management tool is software used to manage tests (automated or manual).

Test management, the process of managing the tests. Test management is also performed using tools to manage both types of tests, automated and manual.

Micro Focus ALM/Quality Center and Jira are the important Test management tools.

6. Defect Management

Defect Management is a process where most organizations manage the Defect Discovery, Defect Removal, and then Process Improvement.

Bugzilla and Mantis are the popular defect management tools

Popular Software Test Tools are Selenium, UFT, JMeter, LoadRunner, Appium, TestComplete, SoapUI, Postman, ALM, Jira, and Bugzilla.

Selenium Tutorial
Selenium Videos
UFT/QTP Tutorial
UFT/QTP Videos
JMeter Tutorial
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