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Difference between Selenium and QTP

  • Last Updated : 10 Apr, 2020

Selenium is a tool for testing the software. There is no need of learning a test scripting language because Selenium provides a playback tool for authoring functional tests without learning it.

QTP stands for QuickTest Professional. It is an automated functional testing tool.

Below are some of the differences between Selenium and QTP:-

SeleniumQTP
Selenium is an Open source tool hence no license required.License is required.
There is a Low resource consumption during test scripts execution.In QTP there is a High resource consumption.
There is a customer support in Selenium that is dedicated HP support.There is a customer support in QTP that is selenium community forums
There is relyment for parameterization on any one of the supported programming language.For parameterization in QTP, built-in tools are available.
Some supported environments in Selenium are Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris.QTP supports only Windows.
It supports automation for web based applicationsThere is a support for test on both web and desktop based applications.
Java, C#, Ruby, Python, Perl, PHP and JavaScript are the programming languages supported in selenium.QTP supports VB Script.
For generating the reports of test, selenium rely on external tool.There is built-in test report generation within the tool QTP.
Object Repository is absent in selenium.There is a build-in object repository in QTP.
Recovery Scenario is absent in selenium.There is a build-in recovery scenario in QTP.
Browsers supported by selenium are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Opera, Safari, etc.Browser supported in QTP are specific versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Selenium is less user friendly.QTP is user friendly.

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