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  • nginx icon


    nginx [engine x] is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. It has been running for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • lighttpd icon


    lighttpd (pronounced "lighty") is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Cherokee icon


    Cherokee is a flexible, very fast, lightweight Web server. It is implemented entirely in C, and has no dependencies beyond a standard...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • Caddy

    Caddy makes web development faster, easier, and more productive for busy people with busy websites.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD FreeBSD ... OpenBSD

  • WPN-XM icon


    WPN-XM - is a free and open-source web server solution stack for professional PHP development on the Windows platform.

    Open Source Windows

  • Serva 32/64 icon

    Serva 32/64

    Serva is an Automated PXE Server Solution Accelerator based on an all-in-one portable multi-server engine including BINL(RIS/WDS)...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT

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    Microsoft IIS

    Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and easy-to-manage Web server for hosting anything...

    Commercial Windows

  • Hiawatha icon


    Hiawatha, a secure and advanced webserver

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • Abyss Webserver icon

    Abyss Webserver

    Abyss Web Server is a compact web server available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems. Despite its small...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • WnMp icon


    Windows+Nginx+MariaDB+PHP WnMp can serve as an up to date LAMP(Linux,Apache,MySQL,PHP) like server with more focus on Current...

    Open Source Windows Self-Hosted

  • WTServer icon


    Portable Nginx MariaDB Redis Php development stack for Windows, with local virtual servers, composer and adminer, previously known as...

    Free Windows

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    Tornado Web Server

    Tornado is an open source version of the scalable, non-blocking web server. The framework is distinct from most mainstream web server...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • httpd

    Project Goals The efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. *...

    Open Source BSD OpenBSD

  • webfs

    webfs is a simple HTTP server for mostly static content. You can use it to serve the content of a FTP server via HTTP for example. It...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD Self-Hosted

  • SecureWAMP icon


    With SecureWAMP you can set up a complete and safe WAMP-System in a few minutes, which you can administrate completely via a GUI. ...

    Open Source Windows

  • Appweb icon


    Embedthis Appweb is a fast, compact embedded Web server. It is unmatched in efficiency and serves pages at native speed, using an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • mongrel

    A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro and Iowa apps.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • WEBrick

    WEBrick is a Ruby library providing simple HTTP web server services.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • nanoweb icon


    Nanoweb is an HTTP server written in PHP, designed to be small, secure, and extensible.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • gatling

    A high performance web server. Small! (125k static Linux-x86 binary with HTTP, FTP and SMB support). Fast! (measure for yourself...

    Open Source Linux

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    Winginx Discontinued

    Winginx is a complex of local web server on Windows (Vista and higher) to develop in PHP and Node.js using databases MySQL, MongoDB...

    Free Windows

  • devd

    Devd is a single statically compiled binary with no external dependencies, and is released for OSX, Linux and Windows. Don't want...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • TrustLeap G-WAN Web Server icon

    TrustLeap G-WAN Web Server

    G-WAN is the fastest available Web server on Windows and Linux. G-WAN is a small-footprint (under 200 KB) Web server with full...

    Free Windows Linux

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    Server2Go Discontinued

    Server2Go is a Webserver that runs out of the box without any installation and on write protected media. This means that web...

    Free Personal Windows Self-Hosted

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    Portable Webserver

    It's a portable server manager that you can go anywhere, anytime, in any computer and run your webapp. Quick and easy to...

    Free Windows Self-Hosted

  • Wt icon


    Wt (pronounced as witty) is a C++ library for developing web applications. The API is widget-centric and uses well-tested patterns...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MicroApache icon

    MicroApache Discontinued

    MicroApache - A Portable Apache Server for Windows "This is a microscopic and very-heavily trimmed-down version of the...

    Open Source Windows Self-Hosted

  • Baby Web Server icon

    Baby Web Server

    This program was build as an alternative for Microsoft IIS . The main goal was to design a simple web server with support for ASP....

    Free Windows

  • LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) icon

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS)

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement. LSWS is the 4th most popular web server on the internet...

    Commercial Linux

  • weborf

    Weborf is a lightweight webserver designed to rapidly share directories. Runs on POSIX systems.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • NMP-Server Discontinued

    An integrated server package containing Nginx, MySQL and PHP

    Free Windows

  • VBServer icon


    Create a personal web server with simplicity, reliability, and ease using VBServer.

    Free Windows

  • Neard icon


    Neard is an Integrated Web Development Tools environment combining : Major binaries Apache2 PHP MySQL MariaDB...

    Free Windows

  • UltiDev icon


    UltiDev Web Server Pro (UWS), also known as UltiDev Cassini Pro, is an an advanced, redistributable web server that can be use as a...

    Free Windows

Apache HTTP Server Comments

Although it's usually referred to as "Apache", it's actuall ...

Comment by UncleNinja
about Apache HTTP Server Jun 2011

Although it's usually referred to as "Apache", it's actually called "Apache HTTP Server", right?