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  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • 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

  • FileZilla Server icon

    FileZilla Server

    FileZilla Server, sister product to FileZilla Client, is an FTP server that supports FTP and FTP over SSL/TLS. FTP over SSL/TLS...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • 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

  • Server! icon Server! Server! is the free FTP, FTPS, and SFTP server for Windows by Syncplify, Inc. Powerful, secure, yet very easy to...

    Free Personal 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

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  • 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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    Baby ftp server

    This Baby FTP server has only the most necessary features and is yet powerful enough to be a basis for a more complex server.

    Free Personal Windows

  • 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

  • BulletProof FTP Server icon

    BulletProof FTP Server

    BPFTP Server is a powerful Windows FTP Server that's easy to install and manage. Total control over connected users and where your...

    Commercial Windows

  • Serv-U FTP Server icon

    Serv-U FTP Server

    Serv-U is the FTP server that is both secure and easy to use. Sharing files through the Internet is a smooth process with the...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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

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  • TYPSoft FTP Server

    A portable FTP server that allows definitions of several users with root directory and virtual directory, plus quite powerful control...

    Free Personal 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

  • VBServer icon


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

    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

  • Tinyweb icon


    TinyWeb is an extremely small (executable file size is 53K), simple (no configuration other than through the command line) and fast...

    Free Windows

  • Xlight FTP Server icon

    Xlight FTP Server

    Xlight FTP Server is a high performance and easy to use ftp server software for Windows. It is designed to handle thousands of...

    Freemium Windows

  • Tntnet icon


    Fast web server for high performance C++ web applications

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • CrushFTP icon


    CrushFTP is a robust file transfer server that makes it easy to setup secure connections with your users. 'Crush' comes...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • War FTP Daemon

    War FTP Daemon is a popular free FTP server, written by Jarle (jgaa) Aase in Norway. War FTP Daemon has become the most successful...

    Free Windows

  • ShimmerCat icon


    A web server for web developers. It enables HTTPS and HTTP/2 from minute five!

    Free Mac Linux

  • SimpleServer:WWW icon


    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...

    Free Windows Self-Hosted

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