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Apps with 'HTTP server' feature

  1. 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 Netscape Communications Corporation web...

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  2. nginx icon
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    • BSD
    53 alternatives to 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).

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    1.  Lightweightnginx consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablenginx can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Caddy icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
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    Caddy is a web server like Apache, nginx, or lighttpd, but with different goals, features, and advantages.

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    1.  PortableCaddy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for MarkDownCaddy supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. lighttpd icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    lighttpd (pronounced "lighty") is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments.

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  5. Mongoose icon
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Web Server
    • Self-Hosted
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    Mongoose is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications.

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    1.  PortableMongoose can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Abyss Webserver icon
    • Mac
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    • BSD
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    Abyss Web Server is a compact web server available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems.

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  7. OpenLiteSpeed is a high-performance, lightweight, open source HTTP server developed and copyrighted by LiteSpeed Technologies. Users are free to download, use, distribute, and modify OpenLiteSpeed.

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  8. Serva 32/64 icon
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows S
    22 alternatives to 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.

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  9. Pagekite icon
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
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    Bring your localhost servers on-line. PageKite is software that gives your localhost servers names and makes them globally visible. It works with any computer and any Internet connection. It's so easy you'll never want to think about routers, IP addresses or other technic.

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  10. A hundred command line tools in one executable. Create zip files, extract zip files, replace text in files, search in files using expressions, stream text editor, instant command line ftp and http server, send folder via network, copy folder excluding sub folders and files, find...

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    1.  Support for scriptingSwiss File Knife supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  File VersioningSwiss File Knife has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  PortableSwiss File Knife can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  11. VLC Remote icon
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    10 alternatives to VLC Remote 

    This application allows you to control media playback of VLC Media Player from your mobile device.

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  12. h5ai icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Cherokee
    • Self-Hosted
    • NGINX
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • lighttpd
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    h5ai · a modern HTTP web server index for Apache httpd, lighttpd, nginx and Cherokee.

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  13. Orzeszek Transfer is a simple file transfer utility that allows you to send larger files to anyone with a web browser without using buggy IM file transfers.

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    1.  PortableOrzeszek Transfer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  14. Angie icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    5 alternatives to Angie 

    Angie is an efficient, powerful and scalable web server, that was forked from nginx by some of its former core devs, with intention to extend functionality far beyond original version.

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  15. HomeNet Local Area Network Media Server - lightweight alternative to Plex - ( HTML5 + Chromecast support )

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website

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