About TestExecute

Applies to TestExecute 15.20, last modified on December 16, 2021

About TestExecute for TestLeft

This TestExecute application is part of TestLeft, an automated testing tool for developer testers that allows writing and running tests by using an IDE such as Visual Studio or IntelliJ IDEA. The TestExecute component provides the object identification engine for TestLeft. To learn more about TestLeft, creating and running tests, visit:

TestLeft Online Documentation

Run TestExecute

TestExecute is started automatically when you write or run the tests. It appears in the Windows notification area with the TE icon.

Do not exit TestExecute while you are writing or running tests. Doing so will cause object identification issues in TestLeft. If TestExecute was closed down, run it manually from the Start menu, or launch its executable file. The executable path is similar to:

C:\Program Files\SmartBear\TestLeft 15\Bin\TestExecute.exe

Why are TestExecute context menu commands disabled?

These commands are not related to TestLeft tests, and are disabled to prevent accidental use. They may appear enabled if you start TestExecute manually, but you should not use them.

Configuration settings available via the Options menu command do not affect TestLeft tests either. There is no need to change them.

TestExecute REST API

TestExecute for TestLeft provides a REST API that TestLeft uses to send test instructions to the test engine.

To learn about the REST API, see the following topic in the TestLeft Online documentation:


More about TestExecute

Besides TestLeft tests, TestExecute can also run TestComplete test projects. To learn more about TestExecute and its uses, see TestExecute documentation:

TestExecute Online Documentation

Download and install documentation

You can download and install the tool documentation:


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