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Fake1.9.1

15 November 2016

Browser that simplifies Web automation.

Overview

Fake is a new browser for OS X that makes web automation simple. Fake allows you to drag discrete browser actions into a graphical workflow that can be run again and again without human interaction. The Fake workflows you create can be saved, reopened, and shared. Inspired by Apple's Automator application, Fake looks like a combination of Safari and Automator, and allows you to run (and re-run) "fake" interactions with the web.

Power-users will love Fake for automating tedious web tasks like filling out lengthy forms and capturing screenshots. Developers can use Fake for graphically configuring automated tests for their webapps, including assertions. All of Fake's automation features are powered by OS X's native scripting tool, AppleScript, which means Fake can be used to incorporate web automation into many other OS X scripting tasks.

Fake's browser component is based on the same open source technology behind the popular OS X site-specific browser, Fluid. Fake's proprietary secret sauce is in its web automation capabilities: the Action library, and Workflow side pane.

What's new in Fake

Version 1.9.1:
  • Improved support for macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • The "Empty Cache" action now also clears all cookies when running Fake on macOS 10.12 Sierra or OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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18 Reviews of Fake

4
Leoofborg
19 October 2010
Version: 1.4.4

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FINE. RonL, if you promise to GO AWAY and never post here again, I'll give you a Mini-Review. But you have to promise not to bury any more helpful comments like you have been doing. Incessantly. There. Somebody had to say it. Okay, for the rest of you, here we go: *** Fake is a Mac-friendly web-testing app by the maker of Fluid, which MOST Mac users know and love. Thanks, iTod! The name 'Fake' is an instant cue to web/SQA Testers as 'fake user' and NOT what the wannabe infosec luser blathered about. I dl'd the App, tested a couple routines, and thought, 'man this is useful'. iTod got my $$, and there you have it. I'm semi-retired from the web space, but I *do* have a couple friends who've used Fake for 'online reputation management' as well as some other garden variety things. They like it. If you need a more UNfriendly application to compare Fake to, try Selenium (http://selenium.org). But remember: you get what you pay for. Judging by the bugfixes that are coming heavy & often, iTod has been VERY responsive to folks actively using this. Lastly. Fake & Apps like this have high learning curves. It's not obvious to endusers what this is for or "why they're paying for a browser." I *can* tell you that Fake is very welcome, as opposed to say, "Learn Java, and then hook into App X to automate this." Suggestion to iTod: for the folks who are obviously missing the point of this App or for those who need some prodding, maybe a few 'recipe' workflows --and the ability to load them from menu (ala Safari/WebKit's Debug Menu) might be a good next feature... "Mini Review." Hah! Leo Semi-Retired, Really Grumpy after reading blather, SQA / SysAdm Guy.
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4.5
Miocinq
29 June 2012
Version: 1.8.5
version 1.8.5 won´t run on PPC as stated in the requirements. Great software version 1.8.4.
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5
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
26 November 2011
Version: 1.8.3
Very good software, very intuitive, very polished. Just the way a Macintosh software should be written. And software like this is the reason I still love Mac. But the best of all, the developer himself is very responsive to support questions!
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Solefald
31 October 2011
Version: 1.8.3
Before I spend $30 on this, it has to have following: 1. More meaningful trial process. Sorry, but no saving and 8 action limit does not allow me to test your software to the point where I can purchase it. 2. An ability to add a Pop-up in the beginning of a workflow, where I can enter variables that can be used later in the workflow. I don't want to edit the workflow to enter these variables every time I run it. 3. Ability to mask the password that will be entered into the web forms. Sorry, but I am not entering my password into the workflow in clear text or stopping workflow to wait fot me to enter the password. That is not something I would call automation.
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4.5
Teksestro
31 October 2011
Version: 1.8.3
Extremely polished interface, very easy to use, and incredibly useful for automating functional and integration tests of web apps - in a visual way, and regardless of the language and framework(s) used. It loses half a star for me because of pricing: $30 is too much for a single-purpose app such as this. Consider, for instance, that many developer 'helper' tools in the App Store cost below $10, and that some of the automation features included here are available for free in other packages. For $5, I'd buy it, and make it part of my workflow.
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3
Surfspirit
30 October 2011
Version: 1.8.3
I can't see the advantage above Free Firefox AddOn iMacros, I actually think iMacros is easier to use, but in both of them they miss OCR and that's what I need most for completely overcome web automation, but both lack this feature.
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Mextex
01 August 2011
Version: 1.8
I would really appreciate some more videos on the developer's website showing more examples on how and why this app can be useful. As I have only one idea on how I could use the app, I hesitate to purchase it. I am sure this app can be useful for many different things but I guess I simply have not enough knowledge and imagination
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4
Leoofborg
19 October 2010
Version: 1.4.4
FINE. RonL, if you promise to GO AWAY and never post here again, I'll give you a Mini-Review. But you have to promise not to bury any more helpful comments like you have been doing. Incessantly. There. Somebody had to say it. Okay, for the rest of you, here we go: *** Fake is a Mac-friendly web-testing app by the maker of Fluid, which MOST Mac users know and love. Thanks, iTod! The name 'Fake' is an instant cue to web/SQA Testers as 'fake user' and NOT what the wannabe infosec luser blathered about. I dl'd the App, tested a couple routines, and thought, 'man this is useful'. iTod got my $$, and there you have it. I'm semi-retired from the web space, but I *do* have a couple friends who've used Fake for 'online reputation management' as well as some other garden variety things. They like it. If you need a more UNfriendly application to compare Fake to, try Selenium (http://selenium.org). But remember: you get what you pay for. Judging by the bugfixes that are coming heavy & often, iTod has been VERY responsive to folks actively using this. Lastly. Fake & Apps like this have high learning curves. It's not obvious to endusers what this is for or "why they're paying for a browser." I *can* tell you that Fake is very welcome, as opposed to say, "Learn Java, and then hook into App X to automate this." Suggestion to iTod: for the folks who are obviously missing the point of this App or for those who need some prodding, maybe a few 'recipe' workflows --and the ability to load them from menu (ala Safari/WebKit's Debug Menu) might be a good next feature... "Mini Review." Hah! Leo Semi-Retired, Really Grumpy after reading blather, SQA / SysAdm Guy.
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Ronl
13 October 2010
Version: 1.4.3
Talking about trolling. Long ago I apologized to this author AFTER I researched that he was authentic AFTER numerous other people had shown concern over his not having a functional website for such a long time and for a rather curious title for his app. That being said... I am wondering about who these people are that have nothing better to do now than condescend to mine, and __many__ others', PREVIOUS concerns? Has anyone not noticed that there are NO STARS (i.e. no one has even written a review on this app) MONTHS after it was released! For MacUpdate this just does not happen. What I have to say to 'reviewer's that wants to pile on me for voicing concern (and have apologized) is to shut-the-f__k-up and buy his app if you like it so much. Then write an actual review with stars. What trollers... buy it and stop b_tching if you like it so much.
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Ronl
22 September 2010
Version: 1.2.2
You don't appear to be familiar with the concept of what script kiddies do and the similarities between the name of this app and the fact that the author has no apparent interest in posting a correct link to his website via MacUpdate.
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Ronl
20 September 2010
Version: 1.2.1
Apologies to the developer if I appeared to be ranting. Why would you call your app "Fake" and why would you not ask MacUpdate to correct the link to your visible website though? These are legitimate questions... and not ranting. Before someone was to even try out a demo... let alone purchase it I think it is not unreasonable to ask the above.
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Ronl
20 September 2010
Version: 1.2.1
iTod, I have not 'ranted' about your software. What I have done is express skepticism as to the product seeing as how the creator can not even maintain a website. If your website is prone to hacking, etc. what is to say that your product is not insecure, buggy, etc. And why would someone call their product 'Fake.?' Counterintuitive and inapplicable unless...?
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Ronl
19 September 2010
Version: 1.2.1
Anyone that would name a software app "Fake" makes me think of a 'script kiddie' that has laughs with their hacker friends out of naming their trojan horses, etc. with names that they realize anyone that's intelligent would probably resist opening (app/email)... (i.e. "... if you're so stupid as to click on something called 'wipeout' or 'crash' then you deserve what you get). Not saying that this creator is doing this... just saying that it makes me suspicious especially because of the problems with his/her site. Be forewarned.
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Encro
06 September 2010
Version: 1.0
I'm just playing with the trial now in personal review and it is incredibly good. I can only imagine the amount of time and speed up that I would have occurred by using this app to file out repetitive business form data for customers. One thing I can see that is missing is on the Set Variable action. It should have a Prompt with dialog box to set a variable option included. I know this could be done by using applescript or javascript to prompt and store the variable but it seems to be such an obvious and straight forward omission which could further enhance the product by being added in directly. A form could be exactly the same for each customer 99% of the time and all that would be different would be the name. In a call centre environment etc you are going to be processing this stuff in real time while on the call so you won't be recalling a list of names from a json file or xml etc. A quick prompt to fill in the name would be quick but I guess you could submit the form manually after tweaking the value in the name field etc. I would still love to see this added though A very very solid v1.0 though so top work Todd! :)
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Mikesavory
31 August 2010
Version: 1.0
So what features are in the demo, and what come with the license?
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logicat2001
01 August 2010
Version: 0.7.5
Note to the Developer: your homepage has apparently been hacked! Pls. check: http://ditchnet.org/ I went there via the "About Fake" dialog, hoping to learn more about your programming projects. Best, A
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Dirk-Keunecke
24 July 2010
Version: 0.5
I downloaded the software from the her, and the developer's site as well. It informs me that it is expired? So, what did I do wrong this time? ;)
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Mrcham
12 July 2010
Version: 0.4.2
Well you obviously didn't read my comment, I was refering to the videoclip on their homepage. "If all you need to do is click on Google then it's not going to be for you." If it's not meant to do those things, it's a little bit strange to put it in a demo video now isn't?
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Mrcham
12 July 2010
Version: 0.4.1
Haha, wtf... Why sit and automate a 1 minute process to click on Google News (as shown on homepage) instead of actually just doing it in 3 sec? I don't see the purpose of this app.
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