Introduction to Desktop App Testing

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Would be perfect if supported Server 2012

How would/should this handle a separate login screen that opens a desktop app?


yes, i feel the same… i could not find a way to automate desktop app in this katalon 7.0

Hi @Jessica_Mosley1,

Katalon Studio supports Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and later.

I am using katalon studio 7.1.0
But I didn’t see the recorder or spy button for windows application.

The images to guide you through this are not showing. Please address.



Hi, I am using latest version of Katalon Studio 7.2.3 but i didn’t see spy/record options for windows desktop applications.

You have to create a project before

Is it Possible to Automate Adobe Indesign(2019), because we are not able to locate any element for this application.

Hi,I just have one question,how to use katalon test the desktop app packaged with electron tool?

hey, I too have the same question, I want to do testing of ElectronJS in Katalon. Did you find any solution?