Testmo vs. qTest

If you're looking for a test management platform, you might already be familiar with the diverse range of available options. Initially, this can seem like a bit of an overwhelming challenge, which is why it's advisable to commence by comparing the key features to distinguish among them and make your ultimate selection.

Testmo vs. qTest At a Glance

Testmo is a straightforward test management tool that primarily focuses on the testing elements of quality assurance, such as test cases and runs.

qTest is a part of the Tricentis portfolio, providing you with a complete tool set for the different development phases. It is made of a few sub-tools, each one responsible for different aspects of test management.

Testmo Runs & Results

Testmo Work Dashboard

qTest execution tab

qTest run pad

How Testmo and qTest Stack Up

The following comparison reviews the main features to take into account when considering which one will best fit your QA needs.

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Requirement and User Stories Management
Support for hierarchical requirements
Test case management
Add attachments to each test step
Clone Tests between projects
Batch operations (cloning, editing, deletion)
Reusable test repositories
Exploratory Testing module (session based testing)
Test Sets and Execution Management
Audit history of runs and results
Edit tests during runs
Report issues/bugs from tests and auto-populate tests to reproduce
Assignment of Cycles and Tests to testers
Parameterization of Test Cases and Sets
Batch operations (cloning, editing, deletion)
Reuse tests from repository for any test set run
Test Set Permutations N/A
Issue management
Independent issue management module
Ability to detect and prevent duplicate issues
Batch editing
Time-Based Testing Iterations Management
Milestones/Releases Management
Integration with 3rd party Bug Tracking systems
Integration with Test Automation Tools
Integration with Source Control systems
Slack integration
Hierarchical filters to organize information (e.g. Test Tree, Bug categories, Requirement types)
Custom Workflow
Custom fields and filters
Permissions & personalized mail notifications
Customizable Dashboards graphs, reports and metrics
Scheduled reports
AI-Powered Test Management
Test Steps Creation
Test Steps Editing
Assigning a Score to Reflect Test Value
Additional Features
Import & Export all data
Search (ability to add criteria)
External dashboard and embedding graphs
Cloud or Installed Cloud Both
Task Board
Security and Certifications
Soc 2
ISO 27001
Service and Support
Service and Support
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Pros and Cons


  • Clear UI and easy to use
  • Customize Workflows
  • Milestones module


  • No Requirements module
  • No Issues module
  • No customizable dashboards
  • Relies on Amazon security compliance


  • Part of a fuller applications portfolio
  • App for tablets
  • A dedicated separate module for automation execution
  • Approval mechanism for tests


  • Paid support
  • Separate tabs for the different modules
  • Test run status is not automatically updated according to steps’ status
  • Dashboards cannot be filtered according to custom fields
  • Automation and manual results are in some cases separated and cannot be presented together in a sufficient way
  • Insufficient Jira integration capabilities
  • Limited SSO options


  • Team - 99$ 10 users/month
  • Business - 299$ per 25 users/month
  • Enterprise - 499$ per 25 users/month

qTest pro (SaaS only):

  • Starts at $1,000 per named user.
    Doesn not include: Customizable reports and dashboards, qTest scenario (BDD for Jira), qTest Launch (automation framework), qTest Pulse, Onboarding.

qTest Enterprise (SaaS and on-prem):

  • Starts at $2,900 per concurrent user.
    Does not include: Onboarding.


Is Testmo a free tool?


Testmo is not a free tool. It has 3 different pricing plans. Please see the pricing section above.

What are the modules in Testmo?


Testmo has modules for milestones, test case repository, test runs & results, and sessions (for exploratory testing). Testmo doesn’t have modules for requirements and issues management.

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