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November 7, 2022

What Is Perfecto?

Mobile Application Testing

From load testing and chaos testing to exceptional user experience, organizations require a comprehensive application testing solution that allows them to release high-quality apps seamlessly and error-free. With continuous testing and shift left testing becoming more important than ever, it is crucial that organizations adopt a testing tool that ensures their applications will thrive in today’s competitive environment. 

One of the major players in the application testing sphere is Perfecto, a name you may already be familiar with. But what is Perfecto?  

In this blog, we will explore how Perfecto evolved to become the leading automated testing solution it is today, and why this tool is valued by so many companies across industries, including over half of Fortune 500 organizations.   


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What Is Perfecto?

Perfecto is a mobile and web automated testing solution for the testing, monitoring, and delivery of high-quality applications across industries. Supported Perfecto frameworks include Selenium, Appium, Espresso, XCUITest, Quantum, Cypress, and Flutter


History of Perfecto 

Founded by Eran Yariv, Yoram Mizrahi, and Jacky Allal in 2006, Perfecto was acquired by Perforce in 2019 and has quickly become a leader in software testing and app development. Perfecto is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

In 2018, over thirty perfect of Fortune 500 companies were Perfecto customers. As of 2022, Perfecto’s global footprint spans more than 80 countries and includes over 75% of the Fortune 100.  

Perfecto was identified as one of the most significant Omnichannel Functional Test Automation Tools in The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Functional Test Automation Tools, Q3 2018.  

In 2020, Perfecto was named the Leading Vendor by the North American Software Testing & QE Awards for the second year in a row, also having received the award in 2019.   

Perfecto continues to drive innovation in application testing and quality, adopting the principles of continuous testing and shift left testing, to deliver effective applications for organizations worldwide. 


What Is Perfecto Mobile? 

As Perfecto continues to evolve, it has grown to comprise three primary products: Perfecto Mobile, Perfecto Web, and Perfecto Scriptless. Perfecto Mobile is an industry-leading mobile application testing platform. Perfecto Web provides efficient web application testing, while Perfecto Scriptless offers a codeless option for seamless test automation.  

Below are some additional features offered by each platform: 

Perfecto Mobile 

Perfecto Mobile is Perfecto’s cloud-based continuous testing platform that allows you to take mobile app testing to the next level. With Perfecto’s mobile testing platform, testers and dev teams can test on both real devices and emulators/simulators without worrying about device maintenance, while scaling over 10K test executions per day.  

Perfecto Web

Perfecto Web offers secure, scalable, and sophisticated app testing with support for multiple browsers and thousands of devices, both real and virtual, including Windows 11, Monterey, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Perfecto’s web testing offering includes same-day support for all the latest OS and device releases. 

Perfecto Scriptless 

Perfecto Scriptless turns manual testers into automation pros through code-free automated web apps. With Perfecto Scriptless, AI handles maintenance with self-healing tests, while AI-powered dashboards offer intelligent analysis to help testers and dev teams transition from manual to automated without hassle.  


How Perfecto Drives High-Quality Apps Across Industries 

One of the strengths of Perfecto is its ability to power high-quality applications across industries. From financial services to healthcare to retail apps, organizations and users have come to rely on Perfecto for its user-friendly testing platform and its ability to deliver an exceptional experience to end users. 

Perfecto Powers Quality Banking Apps 

There are many reasons why top financial institutions rely on Perfecto to power their banking apps, from accessibility testing, advanced authentication features, and simulated real user conditions to the ability to compare your banking app against a global benchmark of financial services apps.  

With Perfecto, financial institutions can automate their critical use cases to power high-quality and user-friendly banking apps. Some UI/UX features of these apps include: 

  • Make appointments.
  • Locate nearby branches/ATMs.
  • Update personal information.
  • Block transactions and capture fraud.
  • Voice assistant. 
  • Online deposits. 
  • Chatbots.
  • Check deposits.
  • Card services (lock, activate, unlock).
  • Transactions, payments, bill payments.
  • Register new devices to profile.
  • Global travel enablement.

From Citi Bank, Bank of America, and Lloyds Bank to Wells Fargo, BMO, and Chase, there is a reason why 4 out of 5 of the world’s largest banks choose Perfecto. 

Perfecto Powers Superior Healthcare Apps 

When it comes to healthcare, users and organizations alike require an application that is both efficient, secure, and reliable. With the rise of telehealth services in recent years, quality healthcare apps are more vital than ever.  

Perfecto powers superior healthcare apps that protect user data while offering an exceptional UX experience, allowing organizations to automate critical use cases, including: 

  • Medical requests and inquiries.
  • Upload images for virtual diagnosis and insurance verification.
  • Make appointments.
  • Locate nearby providers, hospitals, and clinics.
  • Update personal information.
  • Voice assistant. 
  • Online support and chatbots.
  • Transactions, payments, bill payments.
  • Medical record lookups.
  • Insurance claims processing.

Perfecto ensures that healthcare organizations can rely on quality healthcare apps that build trust between patients and customers. 

Perfecto Powers Exceptional Retail Apps

With Perfecto, retailers across industries can scale cross-platform retail app testing, accelerate releases, boost testing, reduce costs, and more.  

Perfecto is the first application testing solution in the industry to offer UX load testing that simulates real-world conditions for mobile devices, allowing retailers to test both the mobile user experience and their backend under load in the cloud, with the ability to scale up to two million virtual users. Additional features include: 

  • Accessibility testing.
  • Geolocation/GPS testing.
  • Advanced reporting.
  • Advanced authentication. 
  • Real and virtual devices.
  • Transactional testing.
  • Responsive web testing.
  • Real user conditions.
  • Biometrics testing.

Regardless of industry, Perfecto powers retail apps that excel under pressure while ensuring a seamless user experience for both customers and retailers.  

Perfecto Powers Solutions for Telecom Testing 

Telecom customers expect top notch service, free from dropped calls and spotty out-of-network coverage. Perfecto helps telecom teams deliver the best possible service to their customers.  

With Perfecto’s automated, cloud-based continuous testing platform, telecom providers can ensure seamless coverage for Telco customers, including: 

  • Automated app testing.
  • Device certification.
  • RF testing.
  • Audio testing.
  • Roaming testing.
  • Production network/services testing.
  • Wi-Fi call validation.
  • Remote access.

Many of the top telecommunications providers trust Perfecto to power their application testing, including AT&T, Verizon, TMobile, Vodafone, and more. 


Bottom Line

So, what is Perfecto? In short, Perfecto is a comprehensive testing platform powering quality applications for organizations across industries. Since its founding, it has quickly grown to become a trusted platform to top companies worldwide.  

With Perfecto, companies can release high-quality apps, from healthcare and retail to banking apps, while experiencing the following benefits: 

  • Boosted test coverage.
  • Parallel testing for fast test executions.
  • Stable and scalable test automation.

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