vTask Studio is an automation program for Microsoft Windows that can control every aspect of your computer, such as the mouse, keyboard, and other programs, without requiring programming. vTask Studio provides significant productivity gains in areas such as software quality assurance (QA) testing, IT administration, repetitive data jobs, or creating simple interfaces for PC tasks.
vTask Studio has actions available to automate all aspects of the Windows environment. The actions are grouped into clear categories, such as Keyboard, Menu, and Files. Drag and Drop the actions to quickly create automation scripts. Task creation is easier and quicker with vTask Studio than in any competing product.
vTask uses the industry-standard XML format for its files. You can easily modify the XML text-based format with any editor. Also, XML files provide a level of security - no proprietary binary file formats that can't be read with other programs. Finally, it is easy to query and format XML files to create reports of your automation scripts for management or documentation.
vTask allows you to take an automation script file and create a standalone program that can be run by itself. The native Windows program will be completely self-contained, and will not require any libraries to run (not even vTask itself). The compiled program can be distributed freely - no royalties.
Win32 API access is a distinguishing feature of vTask that provides you direct entry into the Windows operating system. With a just single step, and without any libraries, coding, or add-ins, you can gain access to over 2,000 low-level Windows functions. When combined with vTask's ability to compile programs, some truly remarkable automation scripts are possible.
vTask has the ability to manipulate controls such as buttons in any program, however in many situations, it is easier to drive automation based on screen images. Web image links are a good example of a scenario where image-based automation is preferable. With advanced image features such as masking and pixel color tolerance, vTask handles image-driven scripts easily.