Crowd testing is a way of sourcing testers from a diverse range of experts to test your software package, application or product. Crowd testing scales your testing resources by crowdsourcing freelance testers, consultants and companies to provide testing expertise for your testables. Most crowd testing services provide platforms that integrate with your current work flow and help manage your projects. In addition crowd testing services can allow you to select your testers and or offer a managed solution for your project.We reviewed 10 of the most queried crowd testing services available today.The candidates selected for review include:


Testlio is an early mover in the crowd testing space and the originator of networked testing. Networked testing is a modern take on crowdsourced testing. They boast testers in 100s of countries which is good when you are looking for localization testing for your projects.

Key Features

  • Pay buy the hour, not by the bug
  • Large pool of testers in 100s of countries
  • Can test any device, location, language or internet connection
  • Managed testing service


A crowd testing company that offers agile testing for their customers. Digivante’s platform helps companies identify every issue before they go live. They are a comprehensive regression testing service where testing will be completed in hours instead of days. They offer solutions designed to boost digital performance or your app or website so you are competitive in the market.

Key Features

  • Functional testing
  • Regression testing
  • Accessibility testing
  • Usability testing
  • Digital Revenue Calculator
  • Management Platform
  • Testing portal
  • API
  • 3rd party integrations
  • Ecommerce conversion analytics

Global App testing

WebDriverIO is a custom extension of Selenium’s Webriver, written in Javascript, and requires Node.js to run. A testrunner client is included which has the ability to create and execute both web and mobile test automation. WebDriverIO is an operating system and language neutral tool that allows introspection and control of user interfaces. With WebDriverIO the tester can accomplish more with fewer lines of code than they could in Selenium.

Key Features

  • 24/7/365 testing and scalability
  • On-Demand web and App testing
  • Load Testing
  • Actual Device testing
  • Update testing ability
  • Dedicated testers for specific testing types
  • Device specific testing, No Emulators
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Reports
  • Screenshots of tests
  • API import of test results
  • 3rd party integrations offers Testing-as-a-Service(TaaS) to scale your capacity and capability. They deliver a full range of web, mobile and Iot testing through their platform and pool of testers. Just upload your app or share your website URL and they can test your app with 1000s of skilled testers from all over the world.

Key Features

  • Continuous Delivery and waterfall methodologies are supported.12,000 + testers
  • Initial results delivered within 1 hour of test start
  • Offer Bug Bounty
  • 3rd party integrations


The leader in Penetration-Testing-as-a-Service (PTaaS), Cobalt is the leader in crowd testing of your security vulnerabilities. With a highly skilled and vetted team of testers you are able to receive real-time insights when they are testing your mobile and web applications hosted on external networks or the cloud.

Key Features

  • PenTesting
  • Focused on security
  • PTaaS Platform Web App
  • Exclusive community of testers
  • Test Scheduling
  • 3rd Party tool integrations
  • Report generation
  • Cloud Penetration testing

Con – used by malware criminals to find exploits in your application


Usertesting is a usability and customer experience testing platform that provides on-demand feedback for your website or app. They source the target market for you and review your site or app to eliminate bad user experiences. The service is used by marketers, designers, UI/UX teams and development teams to include executives, product managers and developers. Anyone who builds a digital product on the web or an app can use Usertesting as a user testing tool.

UserTesting has a video-first platform where your test users will tell you their reactions and first experiences to your design, products, app, website, concepts or brands when they arrive.

Key Features

  • Usability testing
  • User reports on how your product is compared against your competitors
  • Tester panel of users who fit your business segment
  • Straightforward and transparent to onboard testers
  • Testers from all over the world who have strong english skills
  • Video-First platform for user feedback
  • Survey Questions
  • 3rd party integrations


Crowdsprint covers testing from usability to in depth test execution and management. They provide concept to finish testing to include UX, functional and regression testing. Crowdsprint relieves operational blindness an organization may have regarding their product testing. They take over and make sure that the product being developed meets the needs of the product requirements.

Key Features

  • Mobile, Web and Cloud Testing
  • Dedicated test and delivery manager
  • Testing on devices not emulators
  • Testing at every stage of your lifecycle
  • Test and Delivery Manager product
  • 20,000 testers in 100 + countries
  • Users from your selected demographic
  • Defect management provided


Testbirds is a crowd testing service that focuses on usability testing platforms for websites, apps and Iot. Whether you want a quick usability test or for testing and management, Testbirds provides a service for you. They test performance, UI, UX and functionality based on your requirements. Test Birds takes a Tailor-made approach to your quality assurance and user needs.

Key Features

  • 600,000+ crowd testers
  • 1,000,000+ physical devices to test on
  • Web based testing platform
  • Birdcoin currency
  • 20+ testing services to choose from
  • 3 Service options
  • Self Service option
  • Managed Service option
  • Bug Export to Jira
  • Tiered pricing structure


Userfeel is a testing system that allows you to filter and select testers based on the demographics of your target audience. You can select testers with userfeel or send a link to your own testers to include them in your tests. Boasting 140,000 testers and 40 languages, userfeel will accomplish your testing goals with proprietary tools such as the System Usability Scale(SUS) metric and video sharing and audio capture of your tests. They have more than one pricing model with the basic pricing structure being $60 a test.

Key Features

  • No subscription
  • Use your own testers (Can send link out to people they want to use or have already)
  • Demographic filter for testers
  • Screener questions
  • Flat Fee for testing $60 a test
  • 40 languages supported
  • Tester Recruitment
  • Video engagement with tester
  • Audio Capture
  • Video Sharing
  • SUS System Usability Scale
  • Reporting
  • User test Quality Guarantee
  • Free replacement of any tests you are not satisfied with


Applause is considered a worldwide leader in crowd testing for digital products. They are an enterprise-grade testing platform that supports testing of websites, mobile, iOT and usability. They offer real world feedback with curated testing teams matched to your needs. Applause is a mature system that is used by many top brands. They are best suited for the medium to enterprise business

Key Features

  • Largest community of digital experts
  • 200+ countries
  • 400,000+ on-demand testers
  • Vetted, Trained and certified testers
  • Actual Device testing
  • Functional testing
  • Accessibility testing
  • Security testing
  • Mobile SDK
  • Web Platform