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Free Loadrunner Alternatives

The best free alternative to Loadrunner is Apache JMeter, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Loadrunner and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Loadrunner are locust, Gatling.io, YandexTank and Loader.io.

This page was last updated Mar 8, 2021
  • Windows

LoadRunner is a software testing tool used to test applications, measuring system behaviour and performance under load.

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  1. Apache JMeter icon

    Apache JMeter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Apache JMeter is an open source Java application, designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. Originally designed for testing Web Applications, it has since expanded to other test functions as well.

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    Most users think Apache JMeter is a great alternative to Loadrunner.
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    locust

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python

    An open source load testing tool written in Python. Locust allows you to define user behaviour with Python code, and swarm your system with millions of simultaneous users.

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  3. Gatling.io icon

    Gatling.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Maven

    Gatling is an open-source load testing framework based on Scala, Akka and Netty.

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  4. YandexTank icon

    YandexTank

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    YandexTank is an extensible open source load testing tool for advanced linux users which is especially good as a part of an automated load testing suite.

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  5. Loader.io icon

    Loader.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Loader.io is a simple cloud-based load testing service that allows you to stress test your web-apps & apis with thousands of concurrent connections. Made by the team behind SendGrid.

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  6. Flood.io icon

    Flood.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Cloud Based Load & Performance Testing.

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    Flexible pricing and great enterprise features

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    k6 Cloud

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    The k6 Cloud is a commercial SaaS product that we’ve designed to be the perfect companion to k6 OSS. It brings ease-of-use and convenience to your performance and load testing.

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  8. Fast DDoS Attack Cmd icon

    Fast DDoS Attack Cmd

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Despite its name, Fast DDoS Attack Cmd is just a portable ping tool based on Windows command-line (cmd) aimed to be used by casual\non-advanced Windows OS Users!

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  9. SmartMeter.io icon

    SmartMeter.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Performance and Load Testing with Enterprise-Level Features using a familiar jMeter interface.

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  10. Low Orbit Ion Cannon icon

    Low Orbit Ion Cannon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LOIC is an open source network stress testing application, written in C#.

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