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 19, 2021

    1. It's a portable server manager that you can go anywhere, anytime, in any computer and run your webapp. Quick and easy to configure, a really useful application for your portable apps kit.
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    2. Wnmp is a client which launches Nginx, MariaDB & PHP on Windows Vista - Windows 8.1. Features SIMPLE DESIGN Wnmp has a simple but powerful graphical user interface. Making managing Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP easier than ever.
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    3. Nginx MariaDB Redis Php development stack for Windows, with Composer, Adminer, LetsEncrypt certificates, WinSCP, multiple PHP versions, projects and virtual servers.
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    4. VertrigoServ is a complete free WAMP server allowing PHP development for Windows. It installs Apache 2.4, PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin, both installing and setting up the environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      MoWeS stands for the three letter abbreviation Modular Webserver System and makes it possible, to run a webserver based on Apache, MySQL and PHP from an USB Stick or any other writable media (harddrive, flash cards etc.) without installation under Windows (98 to Vista).

      Discontinued



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      MicroApache - A Portable Apache Server for Windows

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.64, can be still downloaded from custodesblog.wordpress.com

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    5. An integrated server package containing Nginx, MySQL and PHP

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last releases (2012) are still available from the official website.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FoxServ is an Apache / mySQL / PHP installer package for Windows and Linux. Unlike NuShpere or PHPTriad, FoxServ features the latest version of all …
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      An installer of Apache, MySQL and PHP for Windows.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Zend Server is the #1 professional PHP stack. It is the most complete PHP distribution with a continuously updated set of advanced value-add features designed to optimize productivity, performance, scalability and reliability.
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