Alternatives to lighttpd for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Desktop

Mobile

Tablet

Web / Online

Indie / Classic

Other Platforms

Show 8 hidden platforms
  • Apache HTTP Server icon

    Apache HTTP Server

    Apache, is a web server notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web and in 2009 became the first web server to surpass the 100 million web site milestone. Apache was the first viable alternative to the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • nginx icon

    nginx

    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 more than five years on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Rambler (RamblerMedia.com). ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • Microsoft IIS icon

    Microsoft IIS

    Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and easy-to-manage Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web application hosting, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is...

    Commercial Windows

    No features added Add a feature
  • 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), HTTP, FTP, TFTP, DHCP, proxyDHCP, DNS, SNTP and SYSLOG protocols. Serva is a light (~3 MB), yet...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT

    No features added Add a feature
  • 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

    No features added Add a feature
  • Cherokee icon

    Cherokee

    Cherokee is a flexible, very fast, lightweight Web server. It is implemented entirely in C, and has no dependencies beyond a standard C library. It is embeddable and extensible with plug-ins. It supports on-the-fly configuration by...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • Mongoose icon

    Mongoose

    Mongoose is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications. Technical Specs: * Cross Platform: Linux/Unix, MacOS, QNX, eCOS, Windows, Android, iPhone...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Hiawatha icon

    Hiawatha

    Hiawatha, a secure and advanced webserver

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • 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 footprint, it supports HTTP/1.1, secure SSL/TLS connections (HTTPS), on-the-fly HTTP compression...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • httpd

    Project Goals The efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. * Lean: Provide a small and monolithic architecture that supports the main standards and most important...

    Open Source BSD OpenBSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • Tornado Web Server icon

    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 frameworks (and certainly most Python frameworks) because it is non-blocking and reasonably fast....

    Open Source Mac Linux

    No features added Add a feature
  • Know any more alternatives to lighttpd?

    Suggest an application to this list
  • 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 is also nice to export some files the quick way by starting a HTTP server in a few seconds, without...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Appweb icon

    Appweb

    Embedthis Appweb is a fast, compact embedded Web server. It is unmatched in efficiency and serves pages at native speed, using an event-driven, non-blocking core to serve multiple requests using minimal resources. It has integrated...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • mongrel

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • WEBrick

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • nanoweb icon

    nanoweb

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Rwasa

    rwasa is a full-featured, high performance, scalable web server designed to compete with the likes of nginx. It has been built from the ground-up in x86_64 assembly language.

    Open Source Linux flat assembler

    No features added Add a feature
  • Share this list of alternatives?

  • devd

    Devd is a single statically compiled binary with no external dependencies, and is released for OSX, Linux and Windows. Don't want to install Node or Python in that light-weight Docker instance you're hacking in? Just copy over...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature
  • 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 ANSI-C scripts (that you just 'edit & play') which are as fast as static pages and which...

    Free Windows Linux

  • SimpleServer:WWW icon

    SimpleServer:WWW

    Ever wanted to set up a webserver so that you could have your friends check out a new page you're working on? Or maybe you'd just like to play around with HTML, and need to have a local webserver to get a good feel......

    Free Windows Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Wt icon

    Wt

    Wt (pronounced as witty) is a C++ library for developing web applications. The API is widget-centric and uses well-tested patterns of desktop GUI development tailored to the web. To the developer, it offers abstraction of many...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature
  • 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 and the #1 commercial web server. Upgrading your web server to LiteSpeed Web Server will improve...

    Commercial Linux

    No features added Add a feature
  • weborf

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • VBServer icon

    VBServer

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

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature
  • Tinyweb icon

    Tinyweb

    TinyWeb is an extremely small (executable file size is 53K), simple (no configuration other than through the command line) and fast (consumes a minimum of system resources) Win32 daemon for regular (TCP/http) and secure...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature
  • Tntnet icon

    Tntnet

    Fast web server for high performance C++ web applications

    Open Source Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature
  • Thin

    Thin is a Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history: * the Mongrel parser, the root of Mongrel speed and security * Event Machine, a network I/O library with extremely high...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Simple HTTP Server icon

    Simple HTTP Server

    Need to share some files with your colleagues or setup basic html website on your machine? It's very simple with Simple HTTP Server. Just click 'Start server' and choose a folder to share. The url already in your clipboard.

    Open Source Mac

    No features added Add a feature
  • mongrel2 icon

    mongrel2

    Mongrel2 is an application, language, and network architecture agnostic web server that focuses on web applications using modern browser technologies.

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature

lighttpd Comments

Echo echo ... Feels empty in here

Maybe you want to be the first to submit a comment about lighttpd ? Just click the button up to your right!