Deciding between Test Management Applications is difficult when there are many excellent free tools and paid test management solutions on the market. The three we will be comparing today are Hiptest (CucumberStudio) vs Zephyr, along with our AccelaTest. Although all three options are great, deciding the right software tool for your QA team is a matter of cost, your QA process, and the features that your team requires.
39 Attributes of HipTest vs Zephyr Comparison:
In this comparison of CucumberStudio (formerly HipTest), Zephyr, and AccelaTest, we will be comparing these tool features: Requirement Management, Test Cases, Execution of Test Cycles, Bugs or Defects, Integration Capabilities, Certifications, Support, Reporting, and finally finish up with Pricing.
There are pros and cons to every testing tool, so let’s get to it.
|Hierarchical requirements support|
|Requirement and Defect Linking|
Test Case Management
|Add attachments to test steps|
|Duplicate tests between projects|
|Create, view, edit, clone tests within project|
|Reusable test repositories|
|Session-based exploratory testing|
|Gherkin/Cucumber (BDD) support|
|Summary / Pre-Conditions|
Test Sets and Execution Management
|Test execution and results audit history|
|Modify tests during test execution||1|
|Report defects from test runner||1|
|Assign tests to testers|
|Test Case Parameterization|
|Ability to Clone, Edit, and Delete Test Runs|
|Associate test repository to any test execution set|
|Set test result (pass/fail) status in one click.|
|Standalone issue management module|
|3rd party issue tracking integrations|
|Ability to report issues directly (email, Slack, Teams)|
|Integration with Test Automation Tools|
|Filter information hierarchically (examples: Test names, Test tree, Bug details)|
|Custom tags or fields|
|Customizable graphs, dashboards, and metrics|
|Scheduled report delivery|
|Import & Export all data|
|Search (ability to add criteria)|
|Installation on-premises or Cloud||Both||Both||Cloud|
Security and Certifications
Service and Support
Starting at $10
Start Monthly Subscription
$30.50 / user / mo
Start Monthly Subscription
1: Functionality is on roadmap to be implemented.
2: Email support to activate for your project.
HipTest (CucumberStudio) vs Zephyr Conclusion
Hopefully, you now have a better understanding of HipTest (CucumberStudio) vs Zephyr, and AccelaTest. Many tools have similar features and will continue adding new features. This makes the cost of test management tools a significant difference. The test case management features of AccelaTest are forever free for small teams. Open your free account now.
- Zephyr: https://smartbear.com/test-management/zephyr-enterprise/features/agile-testing/
- CucumberStudio (formerly HipTest): https://cucumber.io/tools/cucumberstudio/pricing/