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Software Testing Tools List

Now days we can get lots of Software Testing Tools in the market. Selection of tools is totally based on the project requirements & commercial (Proprietary/Commercial tools) or free tools (Open Source Tools) you are interested. Off Course, free Testing Tools may have some limitation in the features list of the product, so it’s totally based on what are you looking for & is that your requirement fulfill in free version or go for paid Software Testing Tools.
The tools are divided into different categories as follows:

  • Test Management tools
  • Functional Testing Tools
  • Load Testing Tools

Here you can get a most popular free and paid Testing Tools list used in the actual testing of the software application.

Software Testing Tools List

Software Testing Tools List

1) Open Source Tools

a) Test Management tools
  • TET (Test Environment Toolkit)
    • The goal behind creating the Test Environment Toolkit (TET) was to produce a test driver that accommodated the then current and anticipated future testing needs of the test development community. To achieve this goal, input from a wide sample of the community was used for the specification and development of TET’s functionality and interfaces.
  • TETware
    • The TETware is the Test Execution Management Systems which allows you to do the test administration, sequencing of test, reporting of the test result in the standard format (IEEE Std 1003.3 1991) and this tools is supports both UNIX as well as 32-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems, so portability of this is with test cases you developed. The TETware tools allow testers to work on a single, standard, test harness, which helps you to deliver software projects on time. This is easily available for download on ftp download.
  • Test Manager
    • The Test Manager is an automated software testing tool is used in day to days testing activities. The Java programming language is used to develop this tool. Such Test Management tools are used to facilitate regular Software Development activities, automate & mange the testing activities. Currently Test Manager 2.1.0 is ready for download. If you want to learn more information of Test Manager, Click here to get a latest copy for free.
  • RTH
    • RTH is called as “Requirements and Testing Hub”. This is a open source test management tool where you can use as requirement management tool along with this it also provides the bug tracking facilities. From here you can download the latest version of RTH.
b) Functional Testing Tools
c) Load Testing Tools

2) Proprietary/Commercial tools

a) Test Management tools
b) Functional Testing Tools
c) Load Testing Tools
Here are list of most popular Software Testing Tools used in software testing. In the next article I will explain the Automation Testing Tools in detailed.
Please ask your queries in below comment section. Your feedback is always appreciated!!!

65 comments to Software Testing Tools List

  • Praveen Kumar

    Thanks for sharing list of Software Testing Tools in one shot. It is very helpful for tester who entered in the testing carrier.

  • Poorab Sinha

    Great Work man! Excellent article and its really helpful.

  • Sowmya

    I found this article very interesting, thanks for the information. While testing web modules we frequently come across where need to test application with some tools, so we can refer open source tools to get our testing faster & on time.

  • Hari Parikh

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  • Robert Magallanez

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  • Neha

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  • Swapna

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  • Sachin

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  • this site is very useful to learn about testing tools.

  • john

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  • priyanka

    This site is very helpful for freshers to get idea of Software testing tools.

  • Raj

    tell me the easy way to learn automation tools

  • Bala

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  • Parevode

    nice 1..!!!
    its very helpful list of software testing tool list.

  • Nidhi

    Get to know more about Testing through this!!!!

  • Geoffery Smith

    Simply awesome list. I would certainly recommend it to my testing team.

    Nice list.

  • mayank

    Good website

  • Paul

    Very nice and useful article – but curious as to why Borland’s Silk products not mentioned.


  • vincent

    Please help me understand

    which (Software Automation tool) is best
    QTP (quick test professional )or TOSCA testsuit

    In terms of demand in the industries?
    One year from now which tool has more scope ( or demand in the industries)?



  • penna syama sundar

    this is very useful for software testing field students.

  • Sandeep

    Thanks for the excellent write up. Provide Functional tools for Windows applications (client server).

    A Complete site for Software Quantity professionals.

  • aravind

    shot and clear descriptive information for initial testers.

  • Lakshmi

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    Thanks again…

  • Nitha

    Thanks for sharing such a comprehensive list of software testing tools, this will be really helpfull for all the testers.

  • Hemant

    Awesome list. it will helpful for all testing professionals.

  • deepak

    what a comprehensive list of software testing tools, thanks for sharing…

  • akhil

    i need a bugzilla setup if anty one have kindly mail me

  • Subhajit

    Hi.. really a nice and informative document. Currently I am testing one “compiler” (customized for telecom requirement), Is there any tool is may be used for Regression Testing? Any small information will be helpful and appreciable.

  • Subhajit

    Highly informative document. I am testing a “compiler” (customized for telecom requirement), is there any tool available which may be useful for Regression Testing? Any small information will be helpful and appreciable.

  • abhaya

    really of great help

  • kishore

    what is the frame work you r using in your current project?

  • meghana

    WAPT (Web application performance testing tool) Pro is another Performance testing tool .It can be used for web based applications to check response time, No of page displayed and other req statistics.
    Its a record and play tool without the need for scripting.

  • Viki

    @meghana, WAPT is open source tool?

  • terney

    Great Work! Excellent article and its really helpful.I came across loadtracer-load testing tool which i think deserves a place in this list. Hope you will add this tool.

  • Anil

    Thanks for sharing information. But i am quite new in sw testing. so which would be better for me.

  • fathey

    i am not aware of any type of testing, but i want to start career in software testing. What type of testing will suit me.

    Please help.


  • Rohit

    Just wanted to know which tools are on highly demand ..As have entered in testing career and wanted to know that learning which tool will be more helpful for my future.

  • shilpa

    RFT is a functional testing tool(by IBM) why this is not added in this list. Also the Soap UI tool and Sahi-Pro in which category hey comes

  • kumar

    hi i am a fresher willing to do testing course will u tell me exactly wat are the parts in testing(manual/automation) and the tools should be covered in order to grab a job asap?????

  • akanksha

    thanks for giving these great information which are more useful for beginners who entered in testing field as well as experts in this field.

  • karthiga.M

    Hiiii… excellect.., it is very useful my studies, thanks….

  • Niti

    Very good site to understand testing tools.. great!!


    Nice info. want to start my career as software testing. Have any idea?

  • Arman

    Awesome article, thanks for your efforts….

  • Charity

    are there testing tools for testing EDMs or mass emailing? Thank you

  • rahul

    discuss about testlink

  • Sreenivas

    I thank you for the wonderful write-up you have made, It really make us interesting as we go on reading as many times we may want, the phrases are so beautifully scripted to accommodate all from people who want to start their career as fresher to the experienced who are managers where they can fill their gaps. Once again thanks for making all the subject to make easily understand Thanks Sreenivas.


    Im using Jmeter for performace but facing many issues, can any suggest me the performance tool which is user friendly, easy to use. Appreciate your replies…!

  • Jaya Sankar

    Thanks for sharing list of Software Testing Tools in one shot. It is very helpful for tester who entered in the testing carrier.

  • vicky rawat

    bhut badiyaaaaaa


    Hi There,

    Could you please send me the list of Functional Automation Tools along with Cons & Pros of each.Currently i am working for freelance where i was been instructed to choose the tool to test the JAVA Web App, Hence i am requesting.
    Please do the help full.

    Thanks & Regards
    Krishna Chaitanya.T

  • Manikandan

    Thankq very much

  • ram

    These tools are very useful for beginner.

  • sudheer

    very good information is available in this site about testing tools

  • abhilasha

    Thanks for all the information provided in this site. I am a beginner. Want to know whether it is mandatory to be an expert in one of the tools before applying for the job. can anyone help me?

  • jagan

    Its really very help full article . great job

    thanks for this …….®

  • Dipak

    Very good information.

  • Joe

    what is testing and what we attain by using the testing tool

  • Vaasu

    Am very new to software industry. presently i want learn a papolar test tools. suggest a best one

  • Rashmita

    Very nice list of testing tools with good categorization on commercial (Proprietary/Commercial tools) or free tools (Open Source Tools)

  • Suniket

    I have just completed my online software testing course from your website. It was motivation information for me. I really like your online testing course sir, very nice…

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