July 28, 2016

Comparison between SeeTest Automation and Appium Automation Tool

SeeTest Vs. Appium

SeeTest and Appium both are mobile automation testing tool. SeeTest is a commercial tool available with 30 days trial period while Appium is an open source tool.

Below is the comparison between SeeTest and Appium:

See Test Appium
Tool Cost

Paid

Free

Development Machine Cost

Paid(For each user)

Free

Device Port Cost

Paid(For each port)

Free

Device Availability

Paid(Available through SeeTest Cloud )

Paid (Available through Device Farm and Others)

Cloud Testing

Paid (SeeTest Cloud)

Paid (AWS)
System Dependent

Yes(Available for Windows & Mac Machine only)

Easily deployed on server Jenkins(Available for Windows, Mac & Linux Machine)

Tool Support Depends on availability of Support Team

Help available on Appium Community

Extra QA Support

Paid(Need Dev Machine for each QA Dev)

Free

Parallel Execution

Paid

Free

Object Identification

Easy

Bit tough

Coding

Convert into desired language

Code into your desired language

Keywords

Defined Keyword

Create New Keywords

Test Coverage

90%

90%

Record and Play

Yes

Not available

Operating System Support

Android, iOS & Windows

Android and iOS Only

 

Conclusion:

Due to AWS Server support and open source, I would suggest we should go for “Appium”.