iMacros Feature Comparison Chart
IE, Chrome, Firefox
|Free Trial Buy Standard||Free Trial Buy Enterprise|
|Manual iMacro Playback|
|Playback Unencrypted Macros|
|Playback Encrypted Macros|
|Standalone iMacros browser included|
|Unlimited-user Player license|
|iMacros Playback via API|
|Create Custom Passwords for Encrypted Macros|
|Scripting / Recording|
|Macro Editing (Unencrypted Macros)|
|Macro Editing (Encrypted Macros)|
|Internet Explorer: Automate via API|
|Firefox: Automate via API|
|Chrome: Automate via API|
|iMacros Browser: Automate via API|
|Support Flash, Silverlight, Java, Flex|
|Image Search / Recognition|
|Automation & Testing|
|Website Response Time Measurement|
|Use of Variables|
|Command Line Interface|
|Batch File Support|
|Runs in Background (Tray)|
|Scripting Interface (API)|
|Windows Scripting Host Support (API)|
|MS Office, Excel VBA Scripting|
|MS .NET Support (VB.NET, C#, J#, ASP.NET) (API)|
|API Supports All Scripting/Programming Languages|
|Use CSV as input to iMacros|
|Read data from text files as input to iMacros|
|Read data from databases (API)|
|Read / Write XML files (API)|
|Web Page Data Extraction|
|Extract Webpage Data|
|Save data as CSV file|
|Use of iMacros API|
|Service / Support|
|Expert Technical Support|
|Free Trial Buy Standard||Free Trial Buy Enterprise|
If you need assistance deciding which version of iMacros fits your needs, please ask us.
Upgrading your iMacros Edition
The Standard Edition can be upgraded to the Enterprise Edition. To find out more, visit your Customer Portal.
Distributing Your iMacros-based Solutions
If you plan to distribute your solution we highly recommend the iMacros Enterprise Edition which includes free unlimited player licenses for use inside your company.
For distributing macros outside your company you can purchase the iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET separately. The iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET license allows unlimited, royalty-free distribution to anyone (outside your company, web downloads, cloud-based service, etc.). This license is required even if you don’t actually use the component for building your application and are instead building solutions for external distribution using the Enterprise Edition. For more information and pricing for the iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET, contact our sales team.
Player License examples:
Question: I want to set up 12 PCs at twelve locations to monitor a WEB application and upload response time data to a central database. What license do I need to order?
Answer: You only need to order one iMacros Enterprise Edition license to create (record) the macros (Note: This assumes that you do all the recording on one machine). To replay the macros on your monitoring servers you can use the free iMacros Enterprise Player license that is included in every Enterprise Edition purchase.
Question: Am I able to run the player concurrently?
Answer: Yes! Technically there is no limit in the number of Players that can run concurrently. The number is only limited by the memory and CPU resources of your machine(s). As a rule of thumb, you can open as many iMacros Player instances as you could open Internet Explorers instances on a given machine. From a license point of view, you can run an unlimited number of iMacros Players on the same machine at no extra charge (it counts as one license only).
Question: I integrated iMacros with a C# program. The C# program creates the iMacros scripts on-the-fly inside the C# program. Can I redistribute iMacros with my program?
Answer: Yes! You only need to purchase one iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET license and you can ship your program along with a copy of the iMacros Player to your users. Alternatively, you can even bundle the iMacros runtime files directly into your installer. Furthermore, if you want to embed iMacros inside your .NET program and have full control over the user interface (no iMacros GUI or branding) then use the iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET.
Question: I have only two developers but users are scattered in different countries like USA, Canada, China, HK, Singapore, etc. After development, can I distribute the scripts to all these users via the ‘Unlimited Users iMacros Player License’, or do I have to buy and keep at least one iMacros Enterprise Edition version in each country?
Answer: If your users are within the same company or subsidiary, a two user Enterprise Edition license (for the two developers) and the free Enterprise Player for all other iMacros users is sufficient. The iMacros users use the Player version to replay the macros recorded by the developers.
If the users are external to your company (e. g. you intend to sell or distribute your iMacros-based solution to external customers via download or offer a web/cloud-based service that makes use of iMacros) you also need the iMacros WebBrowser Component for .NET, which includes a royalty-free license for distributing and offering your iMacros solutions. As a component owner you have the option of creating your own iMacros software, or you can simply redistribute our original iMacros software with the Player key to all your users.
What Our Customers Say
A Scalable Toolset
To give you some sizing – our website is over 1\4 million lines of code with complex business rules\logic. Our defect rate is well below industry standards through two major releases last year. One of the releases impacted over 40% of site pages. On top of this we migrated the site to new gover...
Cross Browser Testing
Thanks! This solution is killer for our cross platform / cross browser testing! I have a VM setup in VirtualBox, and I pointed all of the paths to the same place on the host, so I have one folder for macros, shared by IE / XP , Firefox XP and Firefox Linux 64. The ability to have one macro langua...
Testing Flash Apps
Great application, I'm a flash developer and the games I create have to be played 1000's of times before I can submit them officially to test. I spent weeks looking for a suitable test app and have found yours to be fantastic. I have gradually crept up from the free version to the Enterprise vers...
Intuitive Web Testing
iMacros works great. I implemented it in my product test solution of wireless modems with embedded web pages. It brought the manual test of 10 minutes to an automated test of 90 seconds.
An Extra Employee
We use iMacros Enterprise Edition to manage our online advertising and compile sales information so that we can effectively compute our ROI and make decisions based on it. Integrating the software into our development process has gone very smoothly and your customer support has been phenomenal. O...
A Suberb Product
Within 5 days since I had ever heard of iMacros, 3 days since I started seriously looking at it, and within 1 day of purchase I have successfully extracted 30 fields across 2 pages from a total of 1265 accounts and generated a concise, accurate data file that our current vendor was holding hostag...
First State Bank of Altus
Saving Money Extracting Data
TaxSaleLists.Com prepares and posts over 5,000 lists, totaling 1.5 million properties, for tax sales in the United States each year. We use the macro program to get complete assessor information on the properties involved for our clients. This entails running iMacros program almost 24 hours a d...
Efficient Data Extraction
iMacros allowed me to search over 20,000 properties on a county website to find 200 that were about to be lost to foreclosure. From that list of 200 properties I was able to do a deal that netted over six figures in profit. Without the power of iMacros to sort through the huge list, I never could...
More Work Done in Less Time
We have many different categories and subcategories [on our auction web site]. Each auction section needs to have a display template and input template uploaded through cold fusion software. We have over 2,000 sections. This took about 2 and a half days to complete, even if it was a small change ...
Timeshare Resale Help Line Inc.
A Real Timesaver
I run 900 Script against 1500 websites daily. If it wasn't for iMacros I would have to have 3 or 4 people sit around all day and download data. This thing saves my life.
Automating Across the Organization
At the Independent Evaluation Unit of the World Bank, we are using iMacros Enterprise Edition to automate information quality audits of institutional sites, and also to streamline our information gathering and research tasks without taxing corporate IT resources. iMacros' smooth integration with...
The World Bank
The Right Partner
After considering a range of software solutions for integration in our WebTrans QoSM software, Agilent Technologies selected iMacros as the leading system for the enhancement of their web transaction monitoring functionality. iMacros's short learning curve, intuitive operation, powerful features ...
iMacros has been an excellent addition to our development toolbox.
United Parcel Service (UPS
Customer Support Experience
I really must say I am very impressed with all your support and ability to handle customer queries. It really has been refreshing to see that you guys are really good at support and your product is excellent too.
Easy to Use
We use your brilliant program every day and it works each and every time and we have never had a problem (after all the initial tweaks and tune-ups). It's proven to have been a real benefit to us here and we are very happy.
Another Satisfied Customer
First I will like to thank you for a fantastic product. It is so easy to use and yet so powerful. And the pricing is also very attractive. I have been reading your help pages and playing your demos and they have been a great help. We use it widely within our company.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Thank You for a Great Product
Your product and customer support have been excellent!
Real Business Value
I can do in 12 minutes what used to take a couple of hours. Multiply that over an entire company and your talking some real time.
Why I Purchased iMacros
Thank you for your same day responses, it is one of the reasons I purchased your software.
NuView Systems, Inc.,
Measuring Response Time
We started using the program to measure response times from our Online Store. Together with a spreadsheet application statistics are generated smoothly and automatically. The simplicity in the use of the program and the excellent email-support - reply to questions often came only hours later - ma...
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