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Automation Tool Features
Here’s the breakdown of all the features and actions that are supported in each of our automation tools. Use it to figure out which tool is best for your business needs.
|Process Builder||Visual Workflow||Workflow||Approvals|
|Complexity||Multiple if/then statements||Complex||A single if/then statement||A single if/then statement|
|Browser support||All (Chrome recommended)||All (Safari not recommended)||All||All|
||Record is changed||
|Supports time-based actions|
|Supports user interaction|
|Call Apex code|
|Create records||Tasks only||Tasks only|
|Launch a flow||(Pilot)1|
|Post to Chatter|
|Send email||(Email alerts only)||(Email alerts only)||(Email alerts only)|
|Send outbound messages without code|
|Submit for approval|
|Update fields||Any related record||Any record||The record or its parent||The record or its parent|
1The Process Builder has superseded flow trigger workflow actions, previously available in a pilot program. Orgs that are using flow trigger workflow actions can continue to create and edit them, but they aren’t available for new orgs.