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Cloud Based Issue Tracking

Published 09/03/2010 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Bontq is an online bug and issue tracking tool aimed to help users to log and track the resolution of issues that may arise during the development of their product. Bontq incorporates project management as well, allowing users to monitor the progress of their projects during the entire development lifecycle. In addition to the web based functionality, Bontq also offers a desktop client that allows users to browse projects, create screenshots and videos and attach them to existing bug reports. These features are essential in the diagnosing and repair of those issues.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Bontq is intended for use by software companies to manage ongoing development projects. It makes available to the user the ability to thoroughly document and collaborate on bugs, enabling quality assurance personnel and developers to easily get to the bottom of any given issue. Users of Bontq also have access to extensive project management tools, enabling them to track the development lifecycle of their project from start to finish, as well as manage resources, and direct future efforts.

What are the differences to other apps?

What makes Bontq a viable alternative to some of the other alternatives out there is the web based nature of the software, as well as the ability to integrate video and screenshot capturing and submission into a single application. These features enable a team to adequately document bugs that inevitably arise with any development project, as well as track them as they go from initial entry to resolution.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Bontq website proves to be a very well designed and informative resource for new users to gain the insight into the product necessary to allow them to make the decision on whether or not it suits their needs. Various videos are available that detail the intricacies of the system, as well as those that discuss some of the more advanced features, and provide a general overview of the use of the software in a development environment. The most useful feature on Bontq is the Demo, which allows a user to experience for themselves how the software will work for them, without requiring registration of any sort.

How does the registration process work?

Bontq offers a free 30 day trial that does not require the user to enter credit card information. Users must click the “Try it Free for 30 Days” button, located prominently on the homepage. The registration form requires that the user enter a unique domain name, choose which plan they wish to sign up for, enter their company name, email address and password with confirmation. After completion of the form, users are then taken to the login page where they must enter their email and password, and then click “Login”. Registration is then complete, and the user can begin using the system on a feature-unrestricted trial basis.

What does it cost to use the application?

Bontq is not a free application, therefore after the initial 30 day trial; users will have to choose one of four different plans. The first is approximately $10 per month, and includes support for three users and three projects with no access to the desktop client. The next available plan is around $20 per month and supports 10 users and 10 projects, as well as access to the Desktop client. The mid range plan includes 20 users, 40 projects and runs around $40 per month, and the second high end plan, which is about $100 per month includes 50 users and 100 projects. The most expensive plan runs approximately $150 per month and gives access to unlimited users, storage, and projects.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Bontq no doubt proves itself useful as an affordable but full featured bug tracking system which enables users to monitor and develop their project in an efficient and well organized manner. Anyone from individual developers to small businesses will find that Bontq has a lot to offer them.

  • Web based interface for ease of deployment to offsite teams
  • Desktop client for creating and attaching screenshots and videos
  • Extensive bug tracking system, enabling quality assurance and developers to collaborate and fix bugs quickly
  • Project management capability enabling the user to effectively monitor the status of their project
  • The ability to have multiple users to contribute to the resolution of individual issues

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Bontq pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $9.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $149.00




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