Katalon Studio is a free-closed-source test automation application. In general, the software is free to use for your project or to providing automated testing service for your clients but it is prohibited to redistribute/sublicense the tool or embed our software into your products or reverse the software. For more details, refer to the Software License Agreement.
Katalon Studio was originated from KMS Technology R&D. It has been a successful solution for a number of automation projects ranging from small to large teams for enterprise clients. Katalon Studio is free to use, thanks to the testing services provided by KMS Technology that fund its product development. To support future releases, please consider subscribing to our business support services.
We encourage our users to utilize Katalon Studio for their own projects or providing automated testing service for their clients. Please contact us if you are providing automation services and would like to become a partner. However, it is prohibited to redistribute/sublicense the tool or embed our software into your products or reverse the software. For more details, refer to the Software License Agreement.
You can share your test scripts and installation files with your teammates and clients without violating Katalon License Agreement.
Katalon Studio is a simple and powerful test automation tool. It was built on top of Selenium and Appium framework. Katalon Studio allows user with less experience in programming background to work effortlessly by providing a predefined automation framework with hundreds of built-in keywords. Users can also leverage Record and Spy feature to capture objects and generate test scripts quickly.
Katalon Studio is built on top of open-source framework Selenium and Appium and out-of-the-box ready to use with multiple integration such as qTest, JIRA, GIT, etc. Users do not have to design and implement the frameworks. Katalon Studio takes all advantages of these open-source frameworks and provides advanced capabilities for test automation. On top of that, Katalon Studio was designed with Object Repository for better objects management and maintenance. At the same time, the object reusability can be achieved. One of the most interesting feature of Katalon Studio is spy and record. It was developed to detect and capture dynamic elements intelligently, and also generate test scripts automatically. For an in-depth view about Katalon Studio, we have a review blog comparing Katalon Studio vs Selenium based open source frameworks.
We believe it is a false alarm of your current Gateway protection software. Katalon team always go through security checklist for every builds before releasing to our users. VirusTotal scans the download URLs (They cannot scan file larger than 256MB). From Eset Node32 antivirus virus scanner
We don't collect users personal data or application under test information except for the features usage for internal KPI report and tool version for update notification. You can opt out by using the firewall to block data/network traffic to suit the security policy.
Katalon Studio uses Apache Groovy, a scripting language for the Java platform. Groovy is a powerful dynamic language, which is ideal for creating test scripts. For test execution, Java libraries and Java compatible languages like JRuby and Jython are supported.
Yes, Katalon Studio supports Java code/libraries to build custom keywords. Refer to How to create a Custom Keyword and How to import a Java library for more detail.
You will have to modify Selenium test scripts to be able to run with Katalon Studio. Unfortunately, there is no migration tool for Katalon Studio. It may change in the future.
Yes, Katalon Studio supports the built-in integration with qTest, a powerful and easy-to-use test management system.
Katalon Studio does not support distributed testing. However, Katalon Studio team is working on analytics tool to support Katalon Studio's reports.
Please refer to Resource section of Katalon Studio website. If you can’t find what you are looking for please submit your feature request via our support channel.
Katalon Studio has built-in keywords to work with image elements. Users can leverage this to automate Flex application. In case custom keywords is required, Katalon Studio also allows user to create custom keywords. Please refer to: https://www.katalon.com/resources-center/tutorials/create-custom-keyword/
Katalon Studio's road map are driven by our target to be the top automation tool and addressing users' feedback.
Yes, Katalon Studio has add-on for JIRA which supports BDD syntax allowing business users involve with development processes. Please visit this documentation for more information.
Unfortunately, Katalon Studio does not support performance and load testing yet.
Yes. Katalon Studio allows users to debug test case while it is executing. Simply follow this guide.
We have a blog comparing Katalon Studio vs Selenium based Open Source frameworks for your convenience. Katalon Studio is built on top of Selenium and Appium frameworks. Another specific integrated development environment like Selenium IDE would address concerns of vast amount of users. However, a large number of users have been successfully moved from Selenium IDE to Katalon Studio.
Currently, Katalon Studio only supports Web, Mobile and API automation testing. Desktop application is not our focus for now, so it is not automatable using Katalon Studio.
No, Katalon Studio is a complete framework that does not require any other frameworks to work. You do not have to spend your valuable time installing various frameworks for test automation.
Katalon Studio officially supports Windows 32 and 64 (7,8, and 10) and OS X 10.5+ , and console mode for Linux (Ubuntu tested).
Below are the minimum software and hardware requirements for Katalon Studion: Processor: 1 GHz, 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor. Memory: 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit). Disk Space: 1 GB available hard disk space. Java Version: JDK 7.
Yes you can. You need to spend a few efforts to setup Katalon Studio and your device. Please refer to Installation and Setup guide.
Katalon Studio does not collect, store, nor transmit any Test execution results. Katalon Studio only collects data from crashes/bugs and usage frequency for internal KPI reports and enhancements. All Test resources including Test cases, Test data, Test Reports, App Configuration, etc, are saved locally. The user has the freedom to keep these Test artifacts private or share among team members via GIT Integration.
App configurations and credential data will be encrypted by PBE with SHA1 and DESede.
Katalon Studio is a Desktop application and has connections to ALM integration servers such as JIRA, qTest, Slack, CI, etc. whose the security protocols are configured by the users. For update checking/ bugs reporting Katalon Studio uses port 443.
You can change your name and password via the Account profile page. To remove your account, please contact us via info@katalon.com.
An account is required to download and activate your copy. If you don't have an account, please use this form for registration. An internet connection is required to activate Katalon Studio. In case you don't have internet access or blocked by a firewall, please submit a support ticket for offline activation and we will assist you to activate your copy.
Katalon Studio has several keywords to address this situation comprehensively. For more information on how to address this issue, refer to Solving Wait-time issue using Katalon Studio.
There are situations in which Katalon Studio cannot interact with certain objects in AUT. These objects may be from iframes, Single Page Apps or front-end technologies that Katalon does not currently support. In such cases, users can work around by using the images comparison approach. You can use the Built-in Keyword Verify Image Present to validate the objects that cannot be interacted.
Katalon Studio has prepared a tutorial that walk you through each steps of working with iFrame. Please visit this link.
There are number of ways you can get help quickly. You may start by accessing to Katalon Studio Documentation for How-to articles, and User Guides. You may also request for help from other users in our Community.
Please contact us to find more about our Business support packages.