Best 11 Open Source Mobile Test Automation Tools

When it comes to mobile development, mobile testing tools are incredibly important. Here is a list of the best eleven open source mobile test automation tools to help mobile developers automate apps and automate on the web:



1. Appium

Appium is an open source test automation framework with native, hybrid and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol.


2. Frank

Frank is an open source mobile test automation tool that allows users to write structured text test/acceptance and tests/requirements.


3. iOS UI Automation

Maximize productivity, minimize procedural errors and shorten the amount of time needed to develop product updates with this cool iOS UI automation.


4. KeepItFunctional

KIF (Keep It Functional) is an iOS Functional Testing Framework that allows easy automation of iOS apps by leveraging the accessibility attributes.


5. Selendroid

Selendroid is an open source mobile test automation tool that can be used for native or hybrid Android apps. It’s a test automation framework that drives off the UI of Android native and hybrid applications and the mobile web.


6. iOS-driver

Test any iOS native, hybrid, or mobile web application using Selenium and WebDriver.  iOS automation is an easy automation for a browser. iOS-driver also fully integrates with Selenium Grid, thus making it easier for you to use your existing web automation infrastructure, including your helper and utility classes.


7. Sikuli

Sikuli is an automation tool that automates anything you see on screen using the image recognition method to identify GUI elements. The Sikuli script lets users automate GUI interaction by using screenshots.


8. Ui Automator

The UI Automator  is a testing framework that lets you test your user interface (UI) efficiently by creating automated functional UI test cases. This mobile test automation tool can be run against your app on one or more devices.


9. Calabash

Calabash is an open source mobile automation tool that lets you write and execute automated acceptance tests of mobile apps. Its a cross-platform that supports Android and iOS native apps.


10. Robotium

Robotium is an Android test automation framework that supports native and hybrid applications. With Robotium, users can write powerful and robust automatic black-box UI tests for Android applications in a hassle-free manner.


11. MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk is an open source automation tool that automates real, functional interactive tests for iOS and Android apps.


Have you been using any tool other than the ones listed above? If yes, then feel free to comment below.

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