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Dr. Martina Schmid, Managing director of QFS

Quality is when the customer comes back and not the product.

Dr. Martina Schmid,
Managing Director of QFS

QF-Test: GUI-testing can excite.

With QF-Test
GUI-testing as "obligatory exercise" can really turn into excitement.

Klaus Berg
Senior Engineer, Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany

Fractal: QF-Test - Stable error tests

Stable tests for bugs on all platforms.

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Evaluation Reports

This page contains evaluation and customer reports kindly provided by interested parties. Please note that these are individual assessments, that software products are subject to change during passing time and that each report refers to a particular application.

  • Bachelor's Thesis: Design and Implementation of test automation of interface tests between emergency response management systems and an emergency call system (German PDF only), August 2014 - Moritz Hegel, Hochschule Pforzheim, Germany.
  • Through positive long term experience with QF-Test PPI has been successfully established keyword and data-driven test automation for an RCP application framework at Talanx, a global B2B Insurance Group (German PDF only), May 2014 - Jörg Paelke, PPI AG Informationstechnologie, Hamburg, for Talanx Systeme AG, Hanover, Germany.
  • Data-and keyword-driven test case representation (German PDF only), January 2013 - Dirk O. Schweier, G. Muth Partners GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany.
  • Bachelor's Thesis: Conception and implementation of a graphic Editor for different notations in the software development process (German PDF only), January 2011 - Peter Kolbe, TU Berlin, Germany.
  • Capture-Replay Regression Testing in Eclipse RCP (Blog posting), October 2009 - Christoph Schmidt, ubigrate GmbH, Dresden, Germany.
  • Diploma Thesis: Evaluation of tools for the automation of GUI-Tests (German PDF only), June 2008 (Excerpt concerning QF-Test), Rainer Smekal, FH Joanneum Kapfenberg, Austria.
  • Diploma Thesis: Introduction of Java GUI based automated tests (Extract concerning QF-Test, German PDF only), March 2007 - Eyere Takem, Hochschule Fulda, Germany.

Test automation tools comparison with QF-Test

QF-Test compared to:Report

Pounder and

Project Thesis: Evaluation of Swing-compatible Capture-and-Replay-Tools (German PDF only) March 2016 - Daniel Kraus, Hochschule Karlsruhe – Technik und Wirtschaft, Germany.

Virtual Machines
and T-Plan Robot

Master's Thesis: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Software Test Automation (PDF), December 2015 - David Wayne Jansing, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York, USA.

Ranorex, GUI Dancer,
Sikuli and Maveryx 

Advanced seminar: Draft of a test automation of TimeNet-GUI (German PDF only), December 2012 - Katharina Schröder, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany.

Automated GUI Recorder, GUIdancer, Unified Functional Testing, Squish and SWT Bot

Master's Thesis: Examination of automatable testing scenarios for User Interfaces of business software systems (shortened German PDF only), August 2011 - Christian Froh, Hochschule Wismar, Germany.

Squish and GUIdancer

Evaluation:  Squish vs. GUIdancer vs. QF-Test:  From the user's point of view test cases, also in complex scenarios, could just be generated by QF-Test, Squish dropped out relatively fast (German PDF only). June 2010 - Sebastian Behrens, Micros Retail (former Torex), Berlin.


Diploma thesis: Conception and realization of a protocol model editor, chapter 3: Testsuite for a Graphic User Interface - QF-Test in comparison with SWTBot (German PDF only), January 2010 - Christoph Schmidt, TU Dresden, Germany.

Selenium and Windmill 

Web-Test-Automation: Selenium vs. Windmill vs. QF-Test (PDF), July 2009 - Mark Michaelis, CoreMedia, Germany.


Why we chose QF-Test over Squish (PDF), July 2009 - Logan White Stack, R.J. Lee Group, Monroeville, USA.

Automated GUI 
Recorder, FIT, 
The Grinder, 
Borland Silk 
Borland Silktest, 
GUI Dancer, HP Loadrunner, HP Quicktest Professional, 
QA-Load and Squish for Java

Seminar paper: Test automation for software with a SWT-Rich-Client (RCP), Comparison of different GUI test tools (Open source and commercial) (German PDF only), October 2008 - Patrice Förster, Staatliche Studienakademie Thüringen, Berufsakademie Gera, ALEA GmbH, Germany.


Diploma Thesis: Test automation of network management systems (German PDF only), March 2008 (Extract concerning QF-Test) - Michael Werner, Hochschule Esslingen, Germany.

Borland SilkTest, Froglogic Squish and Marathon

Evaluation of GUI-test tools for Java Swing:  QFS QF-Test, Borland SilkTest, Froglogic Squish and Marathon (PDF), November 2007 - O. Krapp, M.Besemer, SBE network solutions GmbH, Heilbronn, Germany.

JUnit, djUnit and Jacareto

Project Thesis: JUnit in Comparison with JUnit, Jacareto and QF-Test (German PDF only), July 2007 - M. Graf, P. Hornig, K. Keller, Hochschule Mannheim, Germany.

and Automated
GUI Recorder (AGR) 

Testing of Eclipse RCP-Applications (German PDF only), April 2007 - Steffen Schäfer, OIO.


Evaluation of QF-Test/qftestJUI at CoreMedia (PDF), January 2006 - Mark Michaelis, CoreMedia, Germany.


Project Thesis: Test tools for Java/Swing User Interfaces, QF-Test/qftestJUI in comparison with JFCUnit (German PDF only), February 2005 - Florian Krämer, Hochschule Esslingen - Hochschule für Technik, Germany.

(Original German titles on this page are translated into English.)

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