Openwave Phone Simulator the wap xhtml Mobile phone simulator


I was looking for an xhtml mobile and wap simulator to do some testing and I found Openwave Phone Simulator, a free Mobile phone simulator. After downloading the package about 6Mo, OpenWave simulator was easy to use. The main window represent the mobile phone where you can browse normally, and in addition to that a console simulator which show in details all HTTP requests between the simulator and the network.

Openwave simulator

Openwave® Phone Simulator is a free software development kit that makes creating innovative mobile applications even easier. This flexible and powerful programming tool features the latest versions of the Openwave® Mobile Browser and Openwave® Mobile Messaging Client, as well as documentation and sample code for authoring wireless applications using XHTML/CSS and MMS-SMIL.

Openwave simulator console

In addition to a mobile phone web-enabled I think it’s very important to ge a good simulator for development purpose. I’ll be busy with one of my mobile web projects that I have started recently so this could be very helpful. The only problem with this simulator is that it support only few models of mobile phones which are a little old.

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