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10 Best Android and iOS Automation App Testing Tools Mobile and iPhone has become an integral part of life. They have drastically changed our life. It has replaced many things from our life. It has removed the need of wrist watch in our hand to torch in the house. You can now hear your favourite songs, watch videos or tune to your favourite channels to watch episodes. You can easily click your photos and share it with your friends. There is no need to carry a camera with you always. It has also changed the way we do business with others. You can easily book your order and transfer your money within minutes. Have you ever thought how a simple mobile phone or iphone is made so efficient? It gives so many facilities to us without any disruption. The reason behind this superior efficiency is mobile testing tool use by quality assurance professionals, testers and developers. There are various automated tools available in the market. It has become difficult to choose the best android or ioS automation app testing tools today. But we bring you here the list of top 10 best android and ioS App testing tools. If you want to test the efficiency of an app, you can give a try using any one of these automated mobile testing tools. 1.Appium: Appium is one of the most user-friendly solutions available to mobile testers today. It is used with native, hybrid and mobile web apps. It helps testers to do automate testing without changing the applications. Appium runs on Android, window app and iOS using web driver protocol. The Appium community on GitHub helps in its growth and development. It gets continuous feedback from users active on GitHub to fix any bugs and release new updates. This gives you the assurance of quality check and reliability of this mobile testing tool. 2. Robotium: Robotium is one of the popular mobile testing tools. It is free and designed mainly for Android User Interface testing. With Robotium tester do not need to know Android app structure. In Robotium, tests are written in Java. It is the library for unit tests. Robotium supports multiple Android activities and creates solid test cases scenario in less time. It offers support for both native as well as hybrid apps. It is good for testing applications where only APK is available or source code.


3. Selendoriod: Selendroid has its tagline as Selenium for Android. In Selendroid, tests are written using Selenium 2 Client API. The best thing about selendoriod is its full computability with JSON wire protocol. This tool can be used on emulators as well as real devices. In order to use Selendoriod, you have to learn how to use Selenium. It supports gestures and there is no need to modify the app during automated testing. It interacts easily with multiple Android devices. It is good for testing hybrid, native and mobile web application using WebDriver. It facilitates hot plugging of hardware devices. Selendroid depends on the Android Instrumentation framework so only app itself can be automated. 4. Ranorex: Ranorex is one of the most popular automated testing frameworks. It offers cross-platform testing for mobile websites, desktop and mobile apps. It is popular because it is user friendly and can be use both by non-programmers and experience coders. Their tool offers advanced features for GUI recognition and record/playback. You can get a dedicated support for the business as it charges for business. It uses object recognition mechanism to perform successful test automation. You do not need to code for creating powerful test automation. It records and executes the automated test on emulators as well as mobile devices.

5. Frank: Frank is a mobile testing tool use for iOS based applications. It is an opensource mobile testing automation tool. The tests are written in structured English sentences using cucumber. It is very useful for native apps as well as the web based apps. However, it is little tough to use directly on the device. You do not need to modify the app code. Frank has an app inspector known as Symbioate. It gives detailed information about the running app. This is the only test framework that uses features of both JSON and Cucumber. Frank need access to application source code to test a web application. 6. Calabash: Calabash tests work best for native as well as hybrid apps. It works efficiently with multiple languages. It works perfectly with Java, .NET framework and other programming languages. Calabash is maintained by Xamarin. The


libraries allow test code to interact with hybrid and native apps programmatically. Calabash offers two open-source libraries. One library is used for Android and another for iOS for verifying native as well as hybrid apps. It offers APIs that gives awesome touch screening experiences. Calabash offers Automated Functional Testing for mobile native apps. Calabash is easy to understand by non-technical QA stuff and business experts 7. Espresso: Espresso is a mobile testing tool developed by Google. Mobile testers used it to write Android user interface tests. Espresso is considered as an open-source solution. However, there is some limitation from Google. It is specially designed for veteran mobile testers. The novice little bit difficulty in working with Espresso. This tool is best for unit tests and black box testing. Espresso is best for mobile developers. The workflow use in Espresso is simple to follow. The developers have the option to build a test suite as stand-alone APK. The APK are installed on devices alongside application under test. Espresso gives quick and accurate feedback to developers. Advantage: • It has high stability during execution 8. XCTest. XCTest is an open source, flexible mobile testing tool to create powerful UI test for Xcode. It offers rich software testing capabilities for developers for enhancing stability of software. XCTest is one of the favourite options for iOS app testing by developers. XCTest is compatible with Swift and Objective C .You can easily write any tests with XCtest for iOS. You can smoothly learn XCTest and no additional component is required. You do not need to be expert in multiple languages to start with XCTest. You can comfortably execute XCTest using command-line scripts. Mobile tester and developers for iOS prefers XC test as it is faster and they do not have to rely on abstraction APIs.

9. Eggplant Functional: Eggplant Functional testing tool is designed keeping users in mind. You can test any application with Eggplant Functional. It enables enterprise mobility teams to test the application from user standpoint. It provides function like advance image recognition, image search and text recognition. There is no need to test from code. Anything that appears on the screen is tested by


turning parts of screen into objects. You do not need to learn iOS or Android languages. Eggplant Functional is a visual testing tool. Eggplant Functional is very simple interface to use while writing automated testing scripts. Actually it is a part of the Digital Automation Intelligence Suite. The software functions have two system models. The first is the machine where Eggplant testing tool is installed and run and second system under Test. It uses virtual network computing connection to meet two systems. 10. TestArchitect: TestArchitect offers an automation tool for acceleration. TestArchitect is used by Quality Assurance teams. It allows the tester to automate testing for mobile applications and web browsers using pre-coded actions. TestArchitect can be use by both experience and non-experience coders. You can easily test scripts. This automated framework require less coding. It is easy to use and powerful. It offers technical support to manager. It monitors, optimises, mentor, collaborate with test team on behalf of both test manager and development function. It develops testing infrastructure as well as the framework. It helps to formulate valid tests for certain condition.

10 Best Android and iOS Automation App Testing Tools  

Mobile and iPhone has become an integral part of life. They have drastically changed our life. It has replaced many things from our life. It...

10 Best Android and iOS Automation App Testing Tools  

Mobile and iPhone has become an integral part of life. They have drastically changed our life. It has replaced many things from our life. It...

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