What are the best AMPPS alternatives in 2021?

    AMPPS is described as 'easy to install software stack of Apache, Mysql, PHP, Perl, Python and Softaculous auto-installer that can be used on Desktops and office servers' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to AMPPS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AMPPS are WampServer (Free, Open Source), BitNami Application Stacks (Free, Open Source), MAMP (Freemium) and Devilbox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Open Server - a portable server platform and software environment designed specifically for web developers, taking into account their recommendations and suggestions. Open Server is much more functional than complex software like XAMPP or WAMPSERVER.
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    1. Winginx is a complex of local web server on Windows (Vista and higher) to develop in PHP and Node.js using databases MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, memcached.
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    2. Denwer is a collection of often-used web-servers for web-programmers. It is used to debug web-sites under Win32. Denwer includes: friendly installer; Apache; PHP; MySQL; Perl; virtual host management system; phpMyAdmin; sendmail stub; start/stop manager.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated and the website is full of spam articles. Last version, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Simple package for programming Quickly and easy to install Apache, PHP, MySQL. Don’t need any skill for setting up step by step. Can turn your PC to Web Server and Database Server.
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    3. USBWebserver is a bundled package of Apache, MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin Mini Relay and software that allows a Web server from a USB stick to run.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.6, released in September 2013, can be still downloaded from Mediafire.

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    4. With SecureWAMP you can set up a complete and safe WAMP-System in a few minutes, which you can administrate completely via a GUI.
    5. Winpweb is a free portable Windows web development stack. It contains Nginx, MariaDB and PHP (with composer).
    6. WPN-XM - is a free and open-source web server solution stack for professional PHP development on the Windows platform.
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    7. Neard is a portable WAMP software stack for the Microsoft Windows operating system involving Apache HTTP Server, OpenSSL for SSL support, PHP programming language, MySQL database, MariaDB database, MongoDB NoSQL database, PostgreSQL database, Memcached distributed memory object...
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    8. Windows+Nginx+MariaDB+PHP
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