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Your system must meet the following requirements to run Selenic.


Selenic supports Selenium version 3 starting with 3.10.


64-bit editions of the following operating systems.


  • Windows 2019
  • Windows 2016
  • Windows 10


  • MacOS 10.10+


Recording in the browser with Parasoft Recorder on Linux is not supported. For all other functionality, the following distributions are supported:

  • Oracle Linux
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Suse Linux Enterprise Server
  • Fedora
  • Ubuntu


  • Java 8 or higher; the Test Impact Analysis functionality is supported for Java 8 - 12.
  • Selenium WebDriver and all related dependencies


Selenic supports the following testing frameworks:

  • JUnit 4 
  • JUnit 5 (5.6.0+)
  • TestNG 6.14+
  • Cucumber 4+ 

The Cucumber behavior-driven development (BDD) framework supports several languages. Selenic supports the Java Cucumber implementation for JUnit and TestNG.

TestNG for Eclipse

If you intend to use the Selenic IDE plug-in with your TestNG tests, the TestNG for Eclipse plug-in must also be installed. Version 6.14.3 or higher is required.

Refer to the TestNG documentation for installation details:

Selenium WebDrivers

The appropriate WebDriver executable for your browser is required. The following browsers and associated WebDrivers are supported:

  • Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge 
  • Firefox 
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari

See WebDriver Configuration for details about downloading and configuring Selenic to use the WebDrivers.

Additional Prerequisites

The following tools and components are required to enable the full Selenic workflow:


Plugging Selenic into a supported IDE provides a UI for creating and executing Selenium tests. The plug-in also enables the Selenic to provide recommendations on how to update and maintain tests. Selenic plugs into the following IDEs:

  • Eclipse 4.8+
  • IntelliJ 2017.3 - 2020.2


Selenic supports test execution with Maven. Maven is also required to leverage the test impact analysis functionality. 

Selenic supports Maven 3.0 or later 

SOAtest Server

SOAtest server is only required if you want to create API tests during UI test execution.

Selenic works with SOAtest Server 9.10.7 or later. 

API Test Creation Limitations

API test creation is not supported in the following browsers and WebDrivers:

  • Microsoft Edge and Edge WebDriver. Refer to the Microsoft documentation for additional information. 
  • Apple Safari and Safari WebDriver. 

Source Control

You can configure Selenic to share source control (SCM) settings with a connected DTP system. This enables DTP to read source control information and display JUnit and TestNG sources alongside test results reported to DTP in the DTP Test Explorer view. Selenic supports for the following SCMs:

  • Subversion
  • Git
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
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