Supported Environments

  • Katalon Studio (KS) provides free, basic tools suitable for the testing needs of individuals. For an advanced business solution, you can purchase Katalon Studio Enterprise (KSE) licenses. To compare features between KS and KSE, you can refer to this document: Katalon Studio vs Katalon Studio Enterprise Features.
  • Katalon Runtime Engine (KRE) is the test execution add-on of Katalon Studio. KRE allows you to execute tests in a command-line interface (CLI).

Notes:

  • We recommend using the latest version of Katalon Studio. Download the latest version from the Katalon website: Katalon products.
  • From Katalon Studio version 7.9.0 onwards, we do not support 32-bit processors.

System requirements

Katalon Studio/Katalon Studio Enterprise Katalon Runtime Engine (KRE)
Operating System Windows Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Windows Server 2012
macOS macOS 10.11 or later
Linux - Make sure you install OpenJDK 8.0. For further details, you can refer to this document: Install Katalon Studio for Linux.
- The latest version of Linux distribution that supports Gnome, KDE, or Unity DE.
- Tested on Ubuntu.
- Make sure you install OpenJDK 8.0.
For further details, you can refer to this document: Install Katalon Runtime Engine for Linux.
- Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, Fedora, and CentOS-based distribution.
- Tested on Ubuntu.
GUI components Required for all operating systems. KRE doesn't have GUI components. For further information about executing with KRE, you can refer to this document: Execution on KRE.
CPU Minimum: 2 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory Minimum: 2 GB RAM (32-bit) or 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
Recommended: 4 GB RAM (32-bit) or 8 GB RAM (64-bit).
Minimum: 2 GB RAM (32-bit) or 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
Recommendation for concurrent executions (and execution with Docker): the number of concurrent sessions x 2GB.
For example: Recommended RAM for 3 concurrent execution sessions is 6GB (3 x 2GB).
Hard Drive At least 1 GB available hard disk space. Extra disk space is required depending on project source codes and generated execution reports.

Browsers

Desktop Browsers Version on Windows Version on macOS Version on Linux Note
Internet Explorer (IE) 9, 10, 11 N/A N/A Required IE configurations: Internet Explorer Configurations.
Microsoft Edge 18 N/A N/A
Microsoft Edge (Chromium) 80+ 80+ N/A Supported in Katalon Studio v7.3.0+
Firefox 56+ 56+ 56+ To use Firefox 57 with Katalon Studio, install Katalon Studio v5.1.0+
Google Chrome 58+ 58+ 58+
Opera N/A N/A N/A
Safari N/A 12+ N/A

Mobile

Installation Version on Windows Version on macOS Appium Native App support? Hybrid App support?(*) Mobile Browser support Xcode
Android 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x 1.12.1+ Yes No(**) Yes N/A
iOS N/A 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 1.12.1+ Yes No Yes v9.4.1+

(*) To handle hybrid apps, you can refer to the Appium document here: Automating hybrid apps.

(**) We offer some workarounds here:

Windows

Katalon Studio fully supports automation testing for desktop apps written in the following platforms:

  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
  • Windows Forms (WinForms)
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Classic Windows (Win32)

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