TestRail vs TestMonitor comparison

There are many test management tools with various features. It is not easy to choose a test tool that fits your organization’s needs. To help you make your decisions, you can use the following comparison of two leading Test management solutions: TestRail and TestMonitor.

Choosing Between Leading Test Management Solutions

TestRail and TestMonitor are Test management tools often chosen by organizations to improve their test management process. They both offer a ton of features which help you organize your testing process. But what solution fits your organization’s needs? Just check the comparison we’ve made and make your decision.



Requirement management

Easy intuitive User Interface

Test Run interface designed for focus



Test case management

With full traceability of risks and requirements

Batch editing

Discussion forum

Training for users and administrators available

End-to-End Coverage & Methodology

Cloud or on premise



Supports Agile and Waterfall methodologies


Traceability between requirements, tests cases and issues

Responsive interface suitable for Desktop and mobile


Integrated Issue Tracking

Only via external tool





Test Case Management

TestRail is an extensive test management tool which helps you manage your test cases, test plans and test runs. You can manage, organize and track all your testing efforts in a central place and it offers a detailed user interface which makes it possible to design comprehensive test cases.

TestMonitor is designed to make test management as easy as possible. TestMonitor has a test case editor that is built to get your tests up and running within minutes. Easy to use does not mean you can’t make an extensive design. You can manage all test case details in a structured way, including preconditions, instructions, test data, duration and expected result. Because of this TestMonitor is suitable for all types of teams: large or small, and with end users or professional testers.

Running Your Tests

TestRail offers what you’d expect from a leading test management tool. You can assign tests to users and enable collaboration with comments, attachments and feedback loops. Users can automatically receive email notifications for newly assigned tests and team comments. The Todo page provides users with personalized to-do lists, advanced filtering options and a central place to execute tests.

TestMonitor provides you with similar features. Furthermore, it will offer a special way of running tests: a dedicated run screen which focusses on the test case and outcome. This will allow both test professionals as end-users to participate in testing. TestMonitor is built to run on any device with a webbrowser. It will automatically scale and adjust the interface based on the device your tester is using, so the tester will always have the best testing experience.

Issue Tracking

TestRail offers a Jira plugin for tracking issues. You can link test results to issues, create bug reports from TestRail, and you can look up bugs and jump to issues in Jira.

TestMonitor includes a simple yet powerful integrated issue tracker with filters, prioritization, a full history trail, attachment handling, commenting, and task and time management.


TestRail en TestMonitor are both good tools for test management and offer a variety of useful features for managing your test cases, test plans and test runs. If you are looking for a tool that fully integrates with Jira, TestRail is a good option. If you are looking for a complete test management tool that covers the whole testing process from requirements to issues, TestMonitor is a good solution.

Pro’s TestRail

  • Both cloud and on premise solutions
  • Discussion forum
  • An extensive Jira integration for issue tracking

Pro’s TestMonitor

  • Integrated requirements management
  • Integrated issue tracking
  • Test run interface designed to keep testers focused
  • End-to-End Coverage & Methodology
  • Test case management with full traceability of risks, requirements and issues
  • Responsive interface suitable for Desktop and mobile
  • Already starting at $19/user/month

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