Testmo vs. TestRail

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. TestRail 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.

TestRail is a basic, yet modern test management. It focuses solely on the testing aspect of QA (without requirements and issues management). TestRail UI is clear and modern. TestRail was acquired by Idera and is now a part of their software portfolio. Unfortunately, they are now investing much less in the product and support, as can be seen here.

Testmo Runs & Results

Testmo Work Dashboard

TestRail Release

TestRail Version

How Testmo and TestRail 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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Testmo TestRail
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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
Integrations
Integration with 3rd party Bug Tracking systems
Integration with Test Automation Tools
Integration with Source Control systems
Zapier
API
Slack integration
Webhooks
Customization
Hierarchical filters to organize information (e.g. Test Tree, Bug categories, Requirement types)
Custom Workflow
Custom fields and filters
Permissions & personalized mail notifications
Reporting
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

Pros:

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

Cons:

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

Pros:

  • Part of a fuller applications portfolio
  • Milestones modules to manage releases
  • Competitive price
  • Includes both cloud and server solutions
  • Easy, intuitive use

Cons:

  • No requirements and issues modules
  • Jira integration is less robust because issues cannot be viewed and managed in TestRail
  • Automation integration is limited to API and CLI
  • Lack of support
  • Restrictive reporting capabilities
  • Relies on Amazon security compliance

Pricing

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

Annually

  • Professional - $33 per user/month
  • Enterprise - $64 per user/month

Monthly

  • Professional - $36 per user/month (No customizable email notification, no onboarding and training sessions, and no test parameterization)

FAQ

Is Testmo a free tool?

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

What are the modules in Testmo?

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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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