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List of RPA tools, Industry leaders and their pricing

List of RPA tools, Industry leaders and their pricing

Looking to choose the right Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tool that you could deploy in your organization in 2020? We’ve got you covered. After carefully analyzing the tools ourselves, this list is everything you need to narrow down the best RPA tool for your organization in 2020, the leaders in the industry, RPA tools pricing in 2020 and so much more.

Here’s what we are looking to cover in this article:

  1. Types of RPA tools for your organization
  2. List of RPA tools in 2020
  3. Leaders in RPA tools in the industry

Types of RPA tools#

While there are so many terms that many tools use to project the functionality they provide, the types of RPA tools comes down to these simple functionalities and capabilities of these RPA tools list. It is important to remember that not all automation use-cases need a software tool like UiPath or Automation Anywhere. Some tasks can be easily and efficiently automated using various in-built tools that are available:

Type of automation toolsDescription
Programmable Automation BotsBots that can be programmed to perform certain complex business processes. Programmable via tools like Automation Anywhere, UiPath, and other tools.
Excel automation with MacrosAutomation solution that is available within Microsoft Excel. Majorly used to automate or manipulate data within Excel.
Cognitive Automation BotsBots that comes with cognitive capabilities like computer vision, image recognition and such. These cognitive RPA bots can also make decisions on their own based on the input or output data from other activities.
UI Automation BotsBots that exactly mimic the activities that a human performs via the user interface of a platform. For example, sending money via a banking portal. They usually mimic the mouse movements and keystrokes of the humans.

But this is not all, you should also know about two major types of bots that are defined based on the autonomy of their operation.

Two types of RPA bots#

Type of botUse-case
Attended botUsed when a human intervention is needed for the bot to perform something. Usually, the bot is run by a human. Used in important scenarios like payroll processing.
Unattended botUsed when no human intervention is needed for the bot to run. Example, generating reports.

List of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools — updated July 2020#

This is the list of the latest RPA tools that you can choose from based on the use-case. If you are unclear about which tool to choose for your Robotic Process Automation (RPA) journey, just contact us to help you out.

RPA VendorFree version available?Unique FeatureSkcript’s Support
Another Monday30 days free trialCognitive Automation available. Drag & Drop editor.Available
AntWorksNoOn-demand bot cloning.Not Available
Automation Edge30 days free trialCognitive Capabilities & easy to use editorAvailable
Automation Anywhere*Free edition availableIndustry leader. Easy to use. Scalable.Available
BluePrism30 days free trialEnterprise ready bots & known for stabilityAvailable
KofaxFree trial availableSimple design. Perpetual license available.Not Available
NICE Systems30 days free trialNew entrantAvailable
Pega Systems30 days free trialEasy to use bot designerAvailable
UiPathFree version availableIndustry leader. Drag and drop editor.Available
WorkFusion30 days free trialGood integrations.Available
WorkFusion RPA30 days free trialGood machine learning capabilitiesAvailable
  • — indicates Industry Leader. Considered to be most stable.

Leaders in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) industry#

Despite the fact that many tools exist, UiPath and Automation Anywhere are the two tools that are considered to be the industry leader.

Why are UiPath and Automation Anywhere considered to be the industry leader?#

Skcript being a partner of UiPath and Automation Anywhere, we have seen customer prefer these two tools for the following reasons:

  • Stable feature set to adopt to any company use-case
  • Incredible community support
  • Modular architecture that allows you to plug-in any external features

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