HP Quick Test Professional was originally developed by Mercury Interactive and it was acquired by HP. Its original name was Astra Quick Test and later named as Quick Test Professional but the latest version is known as Unified Functional Tester (UFT).
QTP-UFT is an Automation Testing tool to execute automated test scripts to find errors in a software application which is contrary to the expected results. QTP-UFT uses Visual Basic programming to write the scripts and automate the testing. Developing Automated scripts is very easy using Visual basic.