The Good and the Bad of Katalon Studio Automation Testing Tool

What is Katalon Studio?

Katalon Studio key features

API testing

Web testing

Mobile testing

Katalon Analytics

Katalon Recorder

Katalon support

  • Business (respond within 24 hours, 1 Helpdesk account, and 1 support project) — $2,500 per year
  • Enterprise (respond within 12 hours, 3 Helpdesk accounts, and 3 support projects) — $5,000 per year
  • Enterprise Premium (multiple accounts, exclusive support) — customizable price.

Pros of using Katalon Studio

+ Integrated with CI/DevOps workflow

Katalon Studio integrations

+ Intuitive analytics dashboard and reports

Test execution report in Katalon Analytics
Source:
Katalon Studio tutorials

+ Supports several types of testing

+ Wide toolset and integrations

+ User-friendly GUI

Katalon Studio interface
Source:
Katalon Studio docs

+ Mild learning curve + learning materials

Katalon Studio short guide
Source:
Katalon Studio docs

+ Free

Cons of using Katalon Studio

– Lack of scripting languages

– Small community

– Not open source

– Documentation update lags

– Performance issues

Who uses Katalon Studio?

Final word

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