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Table 4 A comparison between VisminerTD and the other related tools

From: VisminerTD: a tool for automatic identification and interactive monitoring of the evolution of technical debt items

Characteristics VisminerTD SonarQube DebtFlag CAST AIP
License Free Free Not Found Commercial
Programming languages Java Java and 20 others Java Java and 50 others
New parsers Yes Yes No No
Repository mining Yes No No No
Object-oriented metrics Yes Yes No Yes
Style problems Yes Yes No Yes
ASA issues Yes Yes No Yes
Code Smells Yes Yes No No
Custom TD thresholds Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multiple versions analysis Yes No No No
Source metrics analysis Yes Yes No No
Code comments analysis Yes No No No
Availability Yes Yes No Yes
Standalone Yes Yes No Yes