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BrowserStack vs BrowserSync: What are the differences?

What is BrowserStack? Instant access to a lab of 1000+ real mobile and desktop browsers for testing. Live, Web-Based Browser Testing Instant access to all real mobile and desktop browsers. Say goodbye to your lab of devices and virtual machines.

What is BrowserSync? Reload all your browsers, every time you hit save. BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It鈥檚 wicked-fast and totally free.

BrowserStack can be classified as a tool in the "Browser Testing" category, while BrowserSync is grouped under "Live Reloading".

Some of the features offered by BrowserStack are:

  • Real Device Cloud. Test on a range of physical Android and iOS mobile devices and tablets for the most accurate results
  • 1100+ desktop browsers. Latest versions of IE, Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox and more on a range of Windows and OS X platforms on a robust cloud infrastructure
  • Test dev environments. Our Local Testing feature allows you to test development and internal websites seamlessly, without setup or configuration

On the other hand, BrowserSync provides the following key features:

  • Interaction sync
  • File sync
  • URL history

BrowserSync is an open source tool with 10.7K GitHub stars and 687 GitHub forks. Here's a link to BrowserSync's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, BrowserStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 572 company stacks & 230 developers stacks; compared to BrowserSync, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.

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What is BrowserStack?

Live, Web-Based Browser Testing Instant access to all real mobile and desktop browsers. Say goodbye to your lab of devices and virtual machines.

What is BrowserSync?

BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It鈥檚 wicked-fast and totally free.
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        What are some alternatives to BrowserStack and BrowserSync?
        Browserling
        We run the browsers on our servers. Fully interactive sessions, not static screenshots. No flash, no applets, nothing to install. Powered entirely by <canvas> and javascript.
        LambdaTest
        LambdaTest is a cloud-based testing platform and it provides access to a powerful network cloud of 2000+ real browsers and operating system that helps testers in cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility testing.
        Ghost Inspector
        It lets you create and manage UI tests that check specific functionality in your website or application. We execute these automated browser tests continuously from the cloud and alert you if anything breaks.
        AWS Device Farm
        Run tests across a large selection of physical devices in parallel from various manufacturers with varying hardware, OS versions and form factors.
        Appium
        Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol. Appium is sponsored by Sauce Labs and a thriving community of open source developers.
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        Decisions about BrowserStack and BrowserSync
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        Zarema Khalilova
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        #OpenSource

        I am working on #OpenSource file uploader. The uploader is the widget that other developers embed in their apps. It should work well in different browsers and on different devices. BrowserStack and Sauce Labs help to achieve that. I can test the uploader in many varieties of browsers+OS only used my browser without virtual machines.

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        Reviews of BrowserStack and BrowserSync
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        It's incredible how much this service has increased my productivity when it comes to testing new features in multiple browsers. And not only multiple browsers, multiple operating systems as well! And really LOVE that you can run it locally.

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        Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        We only really need this for IE support

        How developers use BrowserStack and BrowserSync
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        ONLICAR uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        We use BrowserStack to run end to end tests with Selenium on our dashboard. It runs automatically before every deployment and cancels it if anything is out of place.

        Avatar of Clarabridge Engage
        Clarabridge Engage uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        BrowserStack is used by our development and support teams during QA and to try and reproduce bugs.

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        papaver uses BrowserSyncBrowserSync

        use it with my front-end projects. awesome for local development, especially styling.

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        QuickSeries Publishing inc. uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Manually and automatically test our web and mobile apps.

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        Grubster uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        QA tool to access to all desktop and mobile browsers.

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        David Adler uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Used for cross browser scripting especially IE9 :-(

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        Jonathan Yee uses BrowserSyncBrowserSync

        to serve my web app during dev

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        varadharaman balasubramanian uses BrowserSyncBrowserSync

        live reload across browsers

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