Web QA Test Tool Links

Last updated: Wednesday, 06-Nov-2013 05:52:40 PST

Web Test Tools

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Link and HTML Test Tools

ProductVendorComments
AccVerify/AccRepair HiSoftware Verify, Correct, Monitor and Manage your WebSite and Web Based Applications for W3C and Section 508 compliance.
AppLoaderNRGAppLoader is a load and functional testing software that simulates hundreds or thousands of end users interacting with your application. . It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Java, .NET, Ajax, Flex, and Flash. You can simulate the load using the browsers the end users are expected to use.
AppsWatchNRGAppswatch is an automated testing tool for performance, Web testing, SLA monitoring and alerting. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with all Web applications.
ChangeAgentWeb site repair and maintenance application.
CSE HTML ValidatorAI Internet Solutions HTML, XHTML, CSS, link, spelling, and accessibility checker available. Windows application
Cyber Spyder Link TestAman Software Web site management program to be used for verifying that the URLs on a site are not broken and for analyzing site content. Shareware.
Dead LinksDead Links Free online spider based link checker. You only have to input the index page and the spider will crawl your website looking for broken links. Also gives advices for search engines.
HTML CandyAnetto Software New-age software for final preparation of HTML pages. It is able to fix up a wide range of problems with HTML syntax, including tags, styles, attributes, attributes' values, deprecated and obsolete elements and attributes.
HTML PowerToolsTalicom Suite of Windows tools for HTML checking, spelling, etc.
HTML TidyW3C A very nice tool that fixes common errors and pretty prints HTML. Free
InFocus SSB Technologies Tool for making Web sites compliant with Section 508 requirements for access by the individuals with disabilities.
Link Checker Pro  Link Checker Pro is a link checking tool for websites and has been tested on sites containing more than 100,000 links. It can export results in a number of formats and provide a graphical view of the website structure.
LinkTiger.comLinkTiger.com Internet service that validates websites for broken links on a daily basis. When errors occur, you will receive an e-mail alert. LinkTiger.com features rich reports, e-mail notification, highlighting of broken links and no-software installation.
LinkRunnerViable Software Alternatives Dead link detector for Windows
LinkScanElsop LinkScan is an industrial-strength link checking and website management tool. The LinkScan family of products delivers flexible test automation capabilities for the entire spectrum of web based applications. Customers include Fortune 1000 companies such as Hewlett Packard, government agencies like NASA, as well as many smaller businesses.
LinkSleuthXenu Dead link detector. Free
Link ValidatorREL Software Link checker and site management tool for webmasters to check links for accuracy and availability, find broken links and links containing syntactic errors. A free "lite" version is also offered.
MOMspiderUCI Robot link checker. Free
Ramp Ascend  Testing and remediating websites and web based applications for integrated accessibility for Section 508 and WCAG compliance.
Real Validator  HTML syntax checker for Windows
Truwex website QA toolErigamiFree online tool for evaluating website accessibility, privacy, performance, quality, broken links. Shows issues on a web page map and in the HTML code.
WebLightIllumitFinds broken links and markup problems, and identifies relationships between URL's.
WebQAWatchfire Report on over 40 errors including, Search engine optimization, Site inventory, Web accessibility (now includes Bobby reports, Section 508, W3C's WCAG), Corporate standards. Can also manage meta data and create automated test scripts to test site functionality.

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On-line Link and HTML Test Services

ProductVendorComments
Audit Blossom Blossom Software Low cost web site audit service.
Bobby CAST Help make pages accessible to people with disabilities (WAI and Section 508 compliance). It will also find HTML compatibility problems that prevent pages from displaying correctly on different browsers. Free
CSSCheckWeb Design Group On-line cascading Style sheet checker. Free
CSS Validation ServiceW3C Free service that checks Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in (X)HTML documents or standalone for conformance to W3C recommendations
Dr. Watson  HTML checking service. Free.
HTML Validator WDG Online service that validates HTML documents. Free
HTML Validation ServiceW3C Online service that checks HTML documents for conformance to W3C HTML and XHTML Recommendations and other HTML standards. Free
Link AlarmLinkAlarm Online service for detecting broken links
NetMechanicMonte Sano Software Service which searches your site to find broken links, spot bad HTML tags, and rates your server's response time. Commercial but offers free trials
Site CheckUITest.com Enter a URL and it runs HTML and stylesheet validators, accessibility assessment, link check, load time check, and more using free online web test tools.
SiteTechnicianSiteTechnician Hosted management solutions. Identifies broken links, analyzes accessibility, reports on search engine optimization, monitors page load times, and helps you manage changes to your site over time.
Validation SpiderDead Links Free dead link checker
W3C Link CheckerW3C Free dead link checker
Weblint GatewaySan Francisco State University Performs an HTML error scan and creates an HTML listing with error messages in context and tags, URLs, and error messages highlighted in color
Web Page Backward Compatibility ViewerDelorie Software On-line utility that serves a page based on how various browsers would render it.
Web Page PurifierDelorie Software On-line utility that maps a page to HTML 2.0, HTML 3.2, HTML 4.0, or WebTV 1.1. standards. Free.
XML ValidationScholarly Technology Group Validates XML documents. Free.

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Functional Test Tools

ProductVendorComments
actiWATEActimind Freeware web application testing environment. actiWATE Framework is written in Java and Java is used for writing tests.
AppsWatchNRG Appswatch is an automated testing tool for functional, regression, and GUI testing. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications.
Astra QuickTestMercury Interactive Web site functional testing
AutoTester One AutoTester Functional, regression, and systems integration testing of Windows, Client Server, Host/Legacy, or Web applications.
Badboy Badboy Software Provides an enhanced browser interface to aid in building and testing dynamic applications. Combines capture/replay ability with performance testing and diagnostic features to allow developers to closely monitor and understand the interactions between the browser and the server. Free for small users.
Canoo WebTestCanoo Canoo WebTest is a free open source tool for testing of web applications. It calls pages and verifies the results, giving comprehensive reports on success and failure.
eValidSoftware Research Test enabled Web Browser. Provides Browser-Based Client-Side WebSite quality checking for Functional Testing, LoadTest, Site Analysis (SiteMap), Performance check and page tuning.
HTTP::RecorderOpus Browser-independent recorder that records interactions with web sites and produces scripts for automated playback. Open source (Perl module)
IeUnit   Simple framework to test logical behaviors of web pages. It helps users to create, organize and execute functional unit tests. IeUnit is implemented in JavaScript for the Windows XP platform with Internet Explorer.
Imprimatur  Web application testing tool. The tests are described in a simple XML file. Along with the standard GET and POST actions, Imprimatur handles HTTP sessions and file uploads. The responses can be validated using regular expressions and response code checks. Open source.
InCisif.net InCisif Automation tool designed to implement client-side functional testing of web applications Ajax enabled or not, under Internet Explorer 6.x or 7.x, using the C#, VB.NET or IronPython language.
Internet MacrosOpus Low cost automation testing
iRise Application SimulatoriRise Allows the definition, testing and approval of Web-based business software before developers write the first line of code. Users validate requirements from a visually accurate, functionally rich and interactive simulation of the application that can be modified on the fly during feedback sessions.
ITPIncanica Web application testing harness. Lightweight, yet powerful! Test scripts written in XML. No programming required! No changes required to your application. Supports sessions/cookies, POST form data. Command line based for integration into other tools. Open source.
LISAiTKO No-code, enterprise-strength automated testing solution for J2EE applications, websites and web services. LISA uses "inline testing" technology to talk to every component within your infrastructure. New one-click wizards enable even non-developers to connect to, analyze and interact with live EJBs, databases, messaging layers and web services/SOAP objects.
MaxQBit Mechanic MaxQ is a free functional testing tool. It includes an HTTP proxy that records your test script, and a command line utility that can be used to playback tests. The proxy recorder automatically stores variables posted to forms, so you don't have to write that stuff by hand. The paradigm of MaxQ is similar to commercial tools like Astra QuickTest or Empirix e-Test. These products are quite expensive. MaxQ hopes to provide the essential features: HTTP test recording, scripting, and playback without the huge cost. Source code to MaxQ is provided as part of the distribution.
Netvantage Functional TesterNetvantage TechnologiesFunctional and regression automated web testing tool.
PesterCatPesterCatWeb testing tool that was designed to perform functional testing for web applications. PesterCat features an integrated proxy recorder that enables you to record scripts using your favorite web browser. PesterCat runs on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
QA WizardSeapine Automated functional testing tool for Web-based apps. Automated scripting allows the creation of more scripts in less time. Advanced object binding greatly reduces script changes when Web-based apps change. FREE QA Wizard Demo and Test Script!
RanorexRanorex Software Windows GUI test and automation framework for C++, Python and for the .Net languages
Rational RobotRational Software Automated functional, regression, and smoke tests for e-applications
Sahi  Automation and testing tool for web applications, with the facility to record and playback scripts. Developed in java and javascript, this tool uses simple javascript to execute events on the browser. Features include, in-browser controls, text based scripts, ant support for playback of suites of tests, and multi threaded playback. It supports HTTP and HTTPS.
SAMIE  Simple Automated Module For Internet Explorer. Perl module (SAM.pm) that allows a user to automate Internet Explorer. This free tool is designed for quality assurance engineers that need to run tests for their browser applications. (Windows only)
SeleniumThoughtWorks Selenium is a test tool for web applications. Selenium tests run directly in a browser, just as real users do. And they run in Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh.
SilkTestSegue Software, Inc. Enterprise-class web testing
SoapTestParasoft Automated tool for testing Web services. SOAPtest helps you to prevent errors by performing server functional testing, load testing, and client testing with just the click of a button. SOAPtest facilitates server functional testing by automatically creating a test suite from a WSDL document that tests every operation associated with that document. The same test suite used for server functional testing can also be used as a load test suite that not only monitors the servers response rate with the specified number and mixture of simultaneous requests, but also verifies whether the test loads cause functionality problems. You can also have SOAPtest emulate a server and verify that the client sends appropriate requests to the appropriate services, and that the client handles the services responses as expected.
soapuieviware Desktop application for inspecting, invoking and testing (functional and load) of web services over HTTP. It is mainly aimed at developers/testers providing and/or consuming web services (java, .net, etc). Functional and Load-Testing can be done both interactively in soapui or within a automated build/integration process using the soapui command-line tools. soapui currently requires java 1.5 and is licensed under the LGPL license.
SolexNEOMAlogic Solex is an open source Web application testing tool built as a plug-in for the Eclipse IDE. It provides functions to record a client session, adjust it according to various parameters and replay it later typically in order to ensure non regression of a Web application's behaviour.
sweteNeal Lester Provides cross platform console based tools for regression testing of web applications. The tools may be used when refactoring and during development to ensure that new functionality doesn't break previously completed features. Open source.
TestSmithQuality Forge Functional/Regression Test Automation Tool for Windows. Web Site and Web Application testing is done at both the the HTML Document Object Model (DOM) level and the Windows object level, as appropriate.
TestWebOriginal Software Automation solutions for IBM iSeries, Microsoft, and Oracle.
vTestVerisium Functional and regression testing with a host of powerful web functional testing features. It empowers you to thoroughly verify and validate your web applications in a variety of environments. You can enhance productivity by generating automated test scripts, replaying both automated and custom test scripts, generating test reports and spotting software bugs early in the development cycle.

Enhances testing engineer efficiency through the ability to create automated test scripts. These test scripts can be executed automatically with minimal human intervention. They can also be scheduled based on a set plan. This normally results in a huge productivity gain and allows testing departments to accomplish significantly more work in the same amount of time.

WatiN  Open source C# framework for automating functional web testing. Inspired by Watir implementation, WatiN drive Internet Explorer at the user level.
Watir  Open-source functional testing tool for automating browser-based tests of web applications. Drives the Internet Explorer browser the same way people do. It clicks links, fills in forms, presses buttons. Watir also checks results, such as whether expected text appears on the page. Watir is a Ruby library that works with Internet Explorer on Windows. Like other powerful programming languages, Ruby gives you the power to connect to databases, read data files, export XML and structure your code into reusable libraries.
web2test itCampus Automated Capture & Replay test tool for functional testing of web applications and portals. web2test runs under Windows and Linux and supports Firefox, Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Seamonkey. Test scripts are browser and platform independent and tolerant to GUI changes. A 100% component based approach allows detailed and complex checks. There is no programming knowledge needed for creation and maintenance of test scripts. Additionally web2test provides a scripting interface in Jython and Groovy. The tool can be integrated with HP TestDirector for Quality Center and supports the testing of AJAX applications, data driven and distributed testing.
WebAii ArtOfTest .NET automation infrastructures provided FREE of charge to the developer and quality assurance community. Use WebAii to automate unit tests, feature and scenario tests for Ajax applications or any web application while leveraging an innovative approach to enhance Product Testability and produce more agile and robust test automation suites. WebAii comes with tight Visual Studio Integration in addition to many new features.
Webcorder Crimson Solutions Free GUI software testing tool developed in VB to allow for simple end user web testing. Essentially the user presses record and navigates their way through a scenario, telling the program to check for text/images along the way and optionally taking screenshots. At the end of the process you stop recording and save the script. You can then play back the script either interactively or in batch mode, and the program will generate log files etc.
WebInject WebInject WebInject is a free tool for testing of web applications and services. It can be used to test any individual system component with an HTTP interface (JSP, ASP, CGI, PHP, Servlets, HTML Forms, etc), and can be used as a test harness to create a suite of [HTTP level] functional, acceptance, and regression tests. A test harness (also referred to as a test driver or a test framework) allows you to run many test cases and collect/report your test results.
WebKing ParaSoft White-box, black-box, and regression testing
WETQantom SoftwareFramework for Web automation testing. WET is released on a Opensource license by Qantom.org. Has many features like multiple parameter based object identification for more reliable recognition, support for XML object repository, better popup handling, HTML results, Precondition Support, Teardown support, Parametrization of the scripts, Parameterization of the objects, External Library support and more!
WSUnit WSUnit is a tool that can help you test Web Service consumers. It provides a predictable and repeatable simulation of a Web Service that is ideal for unit testing.
YawetInforMatrixJava/swing tool to create, run and debug functional web tests. It can verify Html, Pdf and Xml documents. Yawet offers reports, step libraries, parametrisation and custom extensions.

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Security Test Tools

ProductVendorComments
QA Inspect SPI DynamicsIncorporate fully automated web application security testing into the overall test management process. Now, Mercury users can conduct and manage both functional testing and security testing from a single platform.

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Performance Test Tools

ProductVendorComments
ANTS Red GateLoad and scalability testing of .NET web services and applications
AppLoaderNRGAppLoader is a load and functional testing software that simulates hundreds or thousands of end users interacting with your application. . It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications
AppsWatchNRG Appswatch is an automated testing tool for functional, regression, and GUI testing. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications.
Astra LoadTest Mercury Interactive Load testing tool for Web-based system
Dotcom-MonitorDana Consulting Dotcom-Monitor.com simulates real users by using its remote agents positioned around the globe. As an end-user you setup the conditions for the web site or web application you would like to stress test.
forecastFacilitaSuite of tools for system load testing, performance measurement and multi-user functional testing.
http_loadAcme SoftwareFree Unix-Based load load generator for web servers.
JblitzClan ProductionsLoad testing tool aimed at smaller sites.
LoadTracerTrace TechnologiesGUI-based tool for load/Performance /Stress/ Scalability testing of web applications. Using this tool more number of virtual clients can be generated to hit the web server at a specific time. It simulates multiple instances of web client accessing a Web Server based on the simulating information obtained from one web client during a session with a web server. So under various load or stress condition, any web application can be tested effectively. This tool is developed into three modules, Load Tracer- Recorder, Load Tracer-Generator, and Load Tracer- Analysis. Load Tracer is compatible with Internet Explorer and Netscape.
Microsoft Application Center TestMicrosoftDesigned to stress test Web servers and analyze performance and scalability problems with Web applications, including Active Server Pages (ASP) and the components they use. Simulates a large group of users by opening multiple connections to the server and rapidly sending HTTP requests. Supports several different authentication schemes and the SSL protocol, making it ideal for testing personalized and secure sites.
NeoLoadNeotysNeoLoad simulates hundreds of virtual users on your web site, getting performance statistics and revealing errors under stress. Free eval download.
OpenLoadOpenDemand SystemsWeb testing tool used to simulate hundreds or even thousands of users simultaneously accessing a web site or application
OpenSTAOpenSTAA distributed software testing architecture based on CORBA. OpenSTA is designed to be used by Performance Testing Consultants or other technically proficient individuals. Using OpenSTA a user can generate realistic heavy loads simulating the activity of hundreds to thousands of virtual users. This capability is fully realized through OpenSTA's distributed testing architecture. OpenSTA graphs both virtual user response times and resource utilization information from all Web Servers, Application Servers, Database Servers and Operating Platforms under test, so that precise measurements can be gathered during load tests and analysis on these measurements can be performed. OpenSTA is Open Source software licensed under the GNU General Public License.
PowerProxyOrderly SoftwarePowerProxy is a load-testing HTTP proxy with features that can help you browse or buy product from busy web servers.
Proxy Sniffer Ing. FischerWeb load and stress testing tool that permits to analyze the performance characteristics and the stability of a Web application under various load conditions. The measured results enables a targeted tuning which results in an optimized application.
PureLoad NFG GlobalLoad testing tool that simulates hundreds of users executing requests against server based applications
QuotiumPro Quotium Professional load testing tool that analyses and predicts application behavior and performance. It tests an entire architecture by emulating very large numbers of realistic users, as well as sharp load variations.
Siege Joe Dog Open Source HTTP performance testing tool for UNIX systems.
SilkPerformer Segue Web server load testing
StressITSynametricsStressIT is a robust stress testing application that accurately simulates the number of users your site can maintain. It will allow you to chart the breaking point at which your site's performance is no longer acceptable, and will allow you to pinpoint the bottlenecks preventing your site from reaching its maximum levels. StressIT allows you to define relevant use-case scenarios for your site; this customization allows you to test all aspects of your complex multi-tiered web-based application.
Site Tester 1.0 Pilot SoftwareSiteTester is a load-testing utility designed to test web servers and web applications. SiteTester simulates concurrent access of various users from different hosts to a web/application server. Each virtual user follows a predefined procedure to access the server. By increasing the number of virtual users you can test the capacity of your servers and determine the extra hardware and bandwidth needs, if any. SiteTester1.0 is a JDK1.2 compatible Java application and is available for the Windows and UNIX environments.
TestMakerPushToTestOpen source framework to build intelligent test agents that test Web services (HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, Servlet, JSP, EJB, ActiveX, SOAP, .NET) for scalability and performance. Written in Java and runs everywhere Java runs, including Windows, Linux, Solaris, Macintosh and more.
WAPTNovosoft Performance, load and stress testing tool for Web sites and intranet applications. Supports all security features related to HTTPS/SSL. Testing of sites protected with basic authorization is also supported. Good abilities of run-time test data generation. The values of request parameters and URIs can be calculated in a number of ways.
Wboxopen source Wbox aims to help you having fun while testing HTTP related stuff.
Web Application Stress ToolMicrosoftSimulation tool that is designed to realistically reproduce multiple browsers requesting pages.
WebloadRadview Software Performance tool for testing Internet and Intranet applications
WebPartner TPCWebPartner WebPartner's Test and Performance Center measures website performance from a customer's perspective combining ease of use and performance at an incredible value to meet all of your Testing, Diagnostics and Monitoring needs. The WebPartner Test and Performance Center web-based user interface allows you to quickly FIND, FIX and PREVENT bottlenecks and failures within your applications inside or outside your firewall.
Web Performance TrainerWeb Performance Web Performance tester. For Windows and UNIX.
Web PolygraphFreely available benchmarking tool for caching proxies, origin server accelerators, L4/7 switches, content filters, and other Web intermediaries
Web RollerNovosoft Performance and load testing for web and Intranet applications
WebseamFeedback Software Webseam can be used as a web mockup tool or for web page change management. Just provide the URL of the web site, whether live or on a test server. No need to send updates. Clients can review the latest web pages at any stage.
Web Server Stress ToolPaessler Load test application for web servers
WebSizrTechnovationsPerformance Analysis and Sizing framework for HTTP based Servers and applications

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Performance Test Services

ProductVendorComments
Load GoldApTest Outsourced Load Testing. Combining Open source tools with our staff's expert consulting and technology transfer to your team.
SiteStressWebMetrics A comprehensive service to generate http based synthetic transactions capable of scaling to to tens of thousands of users.
webStressMoniforce Web performance and stress testing services.

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