Desktop Application Testing

Desktop application (or Standalone app) is designed to run on single work stations or PC, so when you are about to test the desktop application you need to put your attention to a specific environment prepared for testing. It is easy to broadly automate a standalone application because of the fact that test tool has direct access to tested application. Desktop applications are full-function programs that work independently from other applications and require an operator. For proper functional work, there are required sufficient hardware resources, an application and a set of functions to work with the application.

Desktop application testing is complicated by the fact that in most cases desktop applications are developed for a certain environment, and therefore the interaction with other parameters of the environment is reduced to zero.
For desktop application testing there are required several computers with different configurations. Software engineer has full control over the application.


OdiTek Solutions provides a range of testing services on desktop applications with the support of our detailed desktop application testing expertise. Here are the testing services that we provides to our clients
    • Functional Testing
    • Performance Testing
    • UI Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • Compatibility Testing (Hardware/Software)
    • Multi Language Support Testing
    • Installation Testing
    • Load Testing
    • Stress Testing
    • Compatibility Testing
    • Regression Testing (Automation support)
    • Exploratory Testing
    • Smoke Testing
    • User Acceptance Testing
    • Database Testing
    • Beta Testing


OdiTek's dedicated team of Desktop Application test engineers have good experience and knowledge in such application testing technologies. OdiTek's rich expertise in different technologies has been generated in the course of delivering many projects for our clients in different parts of the globe.

    1. Ability to derive test cases from SRS(Software Requirement Specification) and Use Cases
    2. Solid understanding of different platforms; Windows, Mac, Solaris, Linux
    3. Expertise in dealing with different bug tracking systems
    4. Use of version control software for test case management
    5. Profound in SDLC and STLC
    6. Understanding of Client Server Architecture
    7. Certified testers from leading certification agencies
    8. Familiarity with different business domains
    9. Hands on experience on testing automation tools
    10. Understanding of System Registries
    11. Good understanding of different databases, Oracle, My SQL, SQL
    12. Use of Virtual machines in case of load testing scenarios


Winium- Winium is a new open source framework, that’s based on selenium and consists of 3 parts:
Supports test automation on Windows applications.
Supports test automation on Windows Phone operating system context (home button, notifications bar, toggles etc.)
Supports test automation on Windows Phone applications.

Sikuli- Sikuli is designed to automate almost any kind of computer operations using simplified computer vision engine. The engine recognizes areas of Graphical User Interface based on patterns from screenshots that were prepared during test creation. Sikuli uses Jython/Java/Python script languages to take actions.

AutoIT- AutoIT is a very small, self-contained automation tool that is designed mostly for automating application for Windows platform. However, nothing stands in the way to prepare scripts for routine actions, like file operations, application handling, resources monitoring, and so on.

TestComplete- This tool is aimed at both professionals and beginners in software automation. It offers logical and intuitive interface, which is easily adjustable to meet individual requirements. TestComplete is all-in-one package that lets anyone start automating tests in minutes with no special skills (as compared to other tools). It does not depend on any development tool or a kind of application.

TestStack.White- White is a library for automation of desktop apps. It started as a small open source project and then became a part of TestStack which consists of a variety of open source code projects for automated and manual testing.
White supports a variety of automation technologies: Silverlight, WPF, WinForms, Win32 and SWT in Java. It’s possible to write White tests in any language supported by .NET.

LDTP (Linux Desktop Testing Project)- Although the project started for Linux, nowadays it supports MAC (PyATOM version) and also Windows OS (Cobra version). The LDTP comes along with an Editor of its own and among other activities it also supports recordings.

Pywinauto- The PyWinAuto is a Python library that provides a collection of functions that make operations on Windows (controls and windows dialogs). The library presents a wide set of operations, is clear and user friendly.

Robot Class / Win.form Class- These tools are distinctively different than the rest, in the way that they aren’t directly destined as test automation tools for desktop applications, but act as classes to simulate activities of the keyboard and mouse. Whereas, the Robot Class could be used with Java and Win.form is for .Net.

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Why Choose OdiTek

  • Technology Excellence across platforms
  • Business ideas into commercial applications
  • Domain Intensive Value Proposition
  • Significant Cost Reduction with ODC model
  • Pool of expertise in Agile Teams to choose
  • Flexible work hours based on need
  • Commitment to excellence, Reliable

Key Points

  • Competitive cost Proposition
  • Wider platform coverage
  • Business application & interface development
  • Highly trained resources
  • Commitment to Quality
  • Agile methodologies & practices
  • Deep domain & functional expertise
  • Happy international clients

Skill Set

  • Software programming and testing
  • Cross-platform development skills
  • Multiple OS, tools, technology skills
  • Web, mobile & business applications
  • Automated testing across industry verticals
  • Optimized, high-productivity porting
  • Effective communication
  • International Project Management skills

Client Testimonials

We had a tough deadline to launch our .Net based application that processes a lot of data, and got very frustrated with our development agency we hired. Fortunately we got Oditek, and they took over seamlessly the product development, launched the app & continued feature development. Just awesome!

Neal Bonrud

Co-Founder – SubScreener, USA

They were very attentive to our needs as clients and went out of the way to make sure our projects were taken care of. They were always able to get projects done in the specifications we requested. They are passionate about getting things done; I would definitely recommend them to lead any IT projects.

Dann Manahan

Sr VP Technology- 1031 Crowd Funding

I worked with OdiTek on few high profile banking application projects. They did a fantastic job with web applications & manual testing on the VAS apps for two leading banks of UK that included rigorous UAT phases. I recommend them for any application development where security matters.

Clive Shirley

CTO- Smarta, UK

OdiTek is our extended team who works on our key software projects. They are dependable, good in collaboration and technically very much to the level what we expect a global team should be. They had transformed our web applications, CRM and added mobility to existing business platforms here.

Matt Berry

IT Manager- First Option Online

It's been more than 4 years now that we are working with OdiTek on our cloud based web product development. It's been amazing working together, they are very competent on designing scalable, high performance apps. Their technical support is outstanding to say the least, even at odd hours.

Brad Taylor

CEO- BluesummitTech, USA

I am a fan of Team OdiTek since 2014 and have worked on many product development projects together. Specially worth mentioning their deliveries on VAS Banking web application development & manual testing services for Smarta, UK. They are highly skilled & a professional team to work with.

Tom Bowden

Digital Propositions - HSBC, London

OdiTek has been working on our Integrated Web-scale Mobile Platform i.e. Optimal Health since 2014. They are very professional and takes care of the requirements meticulously. They are technically very sound and sincere in ensuring quality & performance. Wonderful working with them!

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COO- Medilink Global Sdn Bdh

You can trust the team, with minimum supervision you get the work done. They are honest, professional & committed to schedule & quality. I had been successfully running 3 business applications designed, developed and maintained by Oditek developers. It’s been a pleasure working with them.

Scott Evans

CEO- Pink Storage, UK

OdiTek has been working in custom software development, including services for test automation. Many of them have worked with me in 2009-10 when I was R&D Manager in NetHawk India. They have great enthusiasm & a passion to excel in bringing customer success. Their work has been very impressive.

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Senior Product Manager- Skype

It's amazing to see these guys are turning their experience into a global delivery excellence at OdiTek. I am sure their past large scale product development experience will be handy to product companies. I would always recommend Oditek for software development, especially performance-driven solutions.

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