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qTest Explorer

Exploratory Testing & Documentation for Agile Teams

Spend more time finding issues and less time documenting them with qTest Explorer, which automatically captures data from exploratory testing sessions.


Exploratory Testing Built for Agile

Save time by auto-capturing test execution environment data from manual, session-based & exploratory test sessions.


Automate Documentation

Capture the results of manual, session-based & exploratory testing, and automatically record user interactions on desktop and web applications.


Easily Reproduce Issues

Provide your dev teams with thorough steps to reproduce issues and defects found during the exploratory session.


Integrate with Agile ALMs

Eliminate the need to submit your session steps into your agile ALM tool. qTest Explorer integrates with Jira, Rally and CA Agile Central for automatic updates.


Simplify Test Documentation

qTest Explorer takes screenshots of each issue and logs then in your agile ALM, creating an automatic audit trail and enabling developers to take action faster.


Share Captures

Share high-impact screen captures, environment details and steps to reproduce directly with ALMs including Jira, VersionOne and more


Capture Sessions

Instantly turn test sessions into automated Selenium or Protractor test scripts with qTest Explorer’s intelligent capturing engine

Automatically Capture Test Sessions

qTest Explorer’s capture technology tracks all interactions from the testing session and automatically creates detailed defect documentation. Capture full screen, select screens, and active / scrolling windows, as well as user interactions.

Features for Better Testing

Plan Test Sessions

Use the Sessions Module to plan all session-based testing and collect exploratory test session data in one central location. Quickly review any planned, running, reviewed or completed test sessions.


Annotate & Log Notes

Annotate, delete and edit screenshots from a single interface. Edit or delete individual screens, and annotate with arrows, notes and a blur tool. Automatically include information such as OS, browser and ADO version, as well as CPU and RAM.


Quickly Share Defects

Share defect documentation with other team members via tickets or documents. Create new issues and bugs in your agile ALM with a single click, email defects straight from qTest Explorer, or export defects to Word, PDF or JPEG files. Convert session steps into manual test cases that can be stored in qTest Manager.


Turn Exploratory Sessions into Automated Test Scripts

Accelerate the transition to test automation by turning exploratory test sessions into automated Selenium scripts. With a single click, generate scripts in Java, C# or Python for Selenium, or JavaScript for Protractor. Analyze, edit and store all automated test scripts in a single location.


The qTest Explorer automated script generator will allow American Equity to quickly turn our business processes into automated scripts. Its ability to quickly incorporate new testing technologies will allow our automation team to better adapt the changing needs of our organization.

Aaron M. MannQuality Assurance Senior Automation Engineer – American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company

User Guide

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Video Training

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