The open source and zero license cost nature of Selenium is attractive when compared to the license or subscription costs of commercial automation solutions.
But there is more to it than just that when you look at the cost of implementing an automation solution.
Selenium is open source and free, however building and using an automation solution on this ‘free’ software comes with some real costs.
The open source tools/libraries provide a starting point but you still have to write code for test creation, management, execution, handling errors and reporting. Note that this is over and above the test logic that you want to automate.
Also to be considered are the costs of building and managing an infrastructure to run these tests.
Now let's have a look at the costs:
As you can see, Endtest’s pricing plan provides the best value for your money, especially taking into consideration the amount of functionalities provided, mentioned in the comparison above.