What are the best cloud-based cross-browser testing services?

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    #1Browserstack

    Browserstack
    The easiest way to test and interact remotely with a suite of official mobile and tablet browsers.
    Websites

    Free- trial version

    Danielle Reed
    Written on November 24, 2017
    "Browserstack is an amazing cloud device service. It feels like there's an unlimited supply of different operating systems and browsers to use whenever you want. I highly recommend this if you're looking for something like it. "
  2. 30

    #2Endtest

    Endtest

    Endtest is a platform that allows you to create, manage and run Automated Tests for Web Applications without writing any code.

    Websites

    Free- Free

    Janet Adams
    Written on November 24, 2017
    "I never thought it could be this easy; no writing for testing a web app! The track changes feature is very useful and the whole thing is just lightning fast."
  3. 28

    #3CrossBrowserTesting

    CrossBrowserTesting
    CrossBrowserTesting offers a cloud-based manual and automated browser test platform based on virtual machines running on real physical devices. It appears to be the only provider offering manual testing on physical iOS and Android (Nexus 5, 7, 9 and Galaxy S3, S4, S5 and Tab2) devices. Automated testing works uses Selenium and works on Android (physical devices) and iOS (simulators). Other features include recording videos, capturing network traffic, and taking screenshots.
    Websites

    Free

    Christian Anderson
    Written on July 15, 2018
    "I really needed this to run simulations on my IOS. I'm glad I did because I discovered I wasn't running anywhere near capacity for a server my size. The bulwarks are substantial, but the firewall is almost impossible to access without it. If you need juice up in your mainframe, you need Crossbrowser Testing It runs the cloud based powerhouse that you need for optimum control. Listen to the experts."
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    #4Ghostlab

    Ghostlab
    Connect any number of browsers and devices, and Ghostlab will keep them in sync through navigating, scrolling, filling out forms and any other interaction.
    Websites

    $49

    Mark Martin
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "A Ghostlab license entitles 1 user to use Ghostlab on up to 2 computers ... It provides a synchronized environment in which all connected browsers and devices ... browsers and devices in sync while navigating, scrolling, filling out forms (manually or automagically with a single keyboard shortcut) and any other interaction."
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    #5TestingBot

    TestingBot
    TestingBot provides you with hundreds of browser versions, which you can instantly start using for Manual and Automated testing.
    Websites

    $20- Varies by plan

    Brandon Gardner
    Written on November 20, 2017
    "Run your tests here, this is by far the best browser tester . People test their browser here all the time and by no means has it dissapointed them. There is currently a free trial so you may want to jump on that to give it a shot and see how you like it. "
  3. 21

    #6Spoon

    Spoon
    Run any browser online, including Chrome, Firefox, IE 8, IE 9, IE 10, and IE 11, and more.
    Other

    Free

    Mario Cordero
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "Spoon is a great cloud service that allows you to run almost any browser you want. It has really helped me to test different browsers with my web service and fine tune them based on which one I am using. Highly reccomend to anyone that needs the flexibility of using multiple browsers without installing all of them!"
  4. 18

    #7Browsershots

    Browsershots
    Browsershots makes screenshots of your web design in different operating systems and browsers. It is a free open-source online web application providing developers a convenient way to test their website's browser compatibility in one place. 
    Websites

    Free

    Daniel Fuller
    Written on July 20, 2018
    "Browsershots is pretty useful to say the least if your making web sites. Gives you a quick look on how it looks on other browsers so you can make sure its not messed up in some way. Huge time saver."
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    #8Browsera

    Browsera
    Browsera tests and reports cross-browser layout differences and scripting errors on your site 
    Websites

    Free

    Rodolfo Navarro
    Written on July 17, 2018
    "This looks like a really nice service and exactly what i was looking for. I can test pretty much everything i need to test in order to get my site up and running on a myriad of browsers and different platforms. Easy to use and understand. "
  6. 10

    #9LambdaTest

    LambdaTest

    LambdaTest is a service that offers website and web app hosts to do live cross-browser testing. It allows users to test their web pages' responsiveness on over 2000 mobile and desktop browsers that run on a real operating system.

    Websites

    $15- Varies by plan

    Amandeep Sood
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "LambdaTest is one of the fastest growing cross browser testing platform suing which you can perform CBT on a combination of 2000+ browsers & OS on cloud. LambdaTest offers both automated testing using its selenium grid & manual testing."
  7. 5

    #10Netrenderer

    Netrenderer
    NetRenderer allows you to check how a website is rendered by Internet Explorer 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6 or 5.5, as seen from a high-speed internet location. Just type in a URL in the field above and try it out - it's free!
    Websites

    Free

    Diana Williamson
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "This is a great tool for web design. I decided to give it a try as it was free and found it to be very helpful. I have used it to verify designs on web pages using their screenshot process. Quick turn around results as it is done in real time. Also works on IE and Mac."
  8. 3

    #11xvfb

    xvfb

    xvfb lets you run almost any X application (including common browser) on a headless server. You can control the browser via WebDriver. 

    Websites

    Free

    Jennifer Ross
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "Before purchasing XVFB I constantly had issues with my hardware. Now with this product I no longer have to worry about that since it eliminates the need for hardware. I love all the options while using the XVFB. Having a product that uses virtual memory has been great. "
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    #12Sauce Labs

    Sauce Labs
    Accelerate your software development and bring your great ideas to market faster with the world's largest automated testing cloud for web and mobile apps.
    Websites

    $19- Varies by plan

    Michael Garrett
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Sauce Labs is the freaking best. It really helps me bring my ideas and software out into the world a lot faster. It is def the best app for this and I would know, I have been through a lot. And it's been a struggle. "

Summary

Best What are the best cloud-based cross-browser testing services
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BrowserstackWebsites 38 Free
2EndtestWebsites 30 Free
3CrossBrowserTestingWebsites 28 Free
4GhostlabWebsites 26 Paid
5TestingBotWebsites 23 Paid
6SpoonOther 21 Free
7BrowsershotsWebsites 18 Free
8BrowseraWebsites 12 Free
9LambdaTestWebsites 10 Paid
10NetrendererWebsites 5 Free
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