Alternatives to XAMPP for all platforms with any license




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  • WampServer icon


    WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache, PHP and the MySQL database....

    Open Source Windows

  • MAMP icon


    MAMP installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your computer.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • BitNami Application Stacks icon

    BitNami Application Stacks

    BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. BitNami Stacks include an open source application...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

    • It's an application with AMP, but specifically installed for fast local development on this app.
      Guest 4/16/2015
    • Bitnami installs "stacks" not Apache, MySQL and PHP. Stacks are a form of Web software.
      Guest 4/5/2015
  • UwAmp icon


    UwAmp is a Wamp Server with Apache MySQL PHP and SQLite, and it comes with an very smart interface that offers various information...

    Free Windows

  • EasyPHP icon


    Setup at a glance a pre-configured Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP environment on your system or on a USB key and develop or present...

    Open Source Windows

  • AMPPS icon


    AMPPS is an easy to install software stack of Apache, Mysql, PHP, Perl, Python and Softaculous auto-installer that can be used on...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    The Uniform Server

    The Uniform Server is a WAMP package that allows you to run a server on any MS Windows OS based computer. It is small and mobile to...

    Free Windows

  • USB Webserver icon

    USB Webserver Discontinued

    USB Webserver is a bundled package of Apache, MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin Mini Relay and software that allows a Web server from a USB stick...

    Free Windows Self-Hosted

    • USB WebServer serves as a partial alternative to XAMPP because it can simulate the Apache and MySQL server. However, the response isn't the best.
      Guest 2/4/2016
  • 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

  • Open Server icon

    Open Server

    Open Server - a portable server platform and software environment designed specifically for web developers, taking into account their...

    Free Windows

  • 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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    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

  • 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

  • FoxServ

    FoxServ is an Apache / mySQL / PHP installer package for Windows and Linux. Unlike NuShpere or PHPTriad, FoxServ features the latest...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Server2Go icon

    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

  • Laragon icon


    All in one web server. Apache, MySQL (MariaDB), PHP, phpMyAdmin, cmder, Memcached, Redis, composer, XDebug

    Free Windows

  • Otto by HashiCorp icon

    Otto by HashiCorp

    Otto knows how to develop and deploy any application on any cloud platform, all controlled with a single consistent workflow to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Winginx icon

    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

  • PHP Triad

    An installer of Apache, MySQL and PHP for Windows.

    Open Source Windows

  • Clamp icon


    Clamp is a Command Line Apache MySQL PHP for Mac OS X made for local development. It aims at being ultra simple to use and configure. ...

    Open Source Mac MariaDB Apache HTTP Server PHP Homebrew

  • Kalabox icon


    Faster local development for Drupal, WordPress, and beyond. Kalabox is the easiest way to develop websites and get them live. Get rid...

    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

  • Ulti Server icon

    Ulti Server

    ??Run a complete PHP and MySQL server!?? Now you can run a DyDNS, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SSH, PHP, MySQL and/or Remote Control server on...

    Free Android

  • Pressmatic icon


    Pressmatic is a robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers.

    Commercial Mac

  • NMP-Server Discontinued

    An integrated server package containing Nginx, MySQL and PHP

    Free Windows

  • Neard icon


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

    Free Windows

  • Portable Webserver icon

    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

  • Denwer icon

    Denwer Discontinued

    Denwer is a collection of often-used web-servers for web-programmers. It is used to debug web-sites under Win32. Denwer includes:...

    Free Personal Windows Self-Hosted

  • Winpweb

    Free portable Windows web development stack. It contains Nginx, MariaDB and PHP (with composer).

    Free Windows

  • MNPP

    MNPP: Mac + Nginx + Percona + PHP. Install a world-class PHP development environment on your Mac. Unleash the speed of the webserver...

    Open Source Mac

  • MoWeS Portable icon

    MoWeS Portable Discontinued

    MoWeS stands for the three letter abbreviation Modular Webserver System and makes it possible, to run a webserver based on Apache...

    Open Source Windows Self-Hosted

  • WNMP icon


    Wnmp is a client which launches Nginx, MariaDB & PHP on Windows Vista - Windows 8.1. Features SIMPLE DESIGN Wnmp has a...

    Open Source Windows

  • Bitnami WAMP Stack icon

    Bitnami WAMP Stack

    It provides PHP, MySQL, Apache, plus FastCGI, OpenSSL, phpMyAdmin, SQLite, Varnish, ImageMagick, xDebug, Xcache, OpenLDAP...

    Free Windows

  • Acquia Dev Desktop icon

    Acquia Dev Desktop

    A *AMP stack specifically tailored for Drupal. Affords the ability to create new sites with a few clicks, and can streamline...

    Open Source Mac Windows

XAMPP Comments

No php 7

Comment by declanmarks
about XAMPP Jul 2016

Doesn't offer PHP7


I don't get the point of this. I've had no trouble with Apa ...

Comment by UncleNinja
about XAMPP Jun 2011

I don't get the point of this. I've had no trouble with Apache.


XAMPP is great tool to develop and test your website (parti ...

Comment by Furgelnod
about XAMPP Jun 2011

XAMPP is great tool to develop and test your website (particularly if it uses php, and mysql databases) offline before putting it on a live server. You could also use XAMPP as an easy method of setting up a live server, however I can only speculate because I use it for testing only.