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Kalabox Alternatives

Kalabox is described as *'Faster local development for Drupal, WordPress, and beyond. Kalabox is the easiest way to develop websites and get them live. Get rid of the drudgery and have more fun!

Kalabox is now discontinued. The successor is Lando'* and is an app. There are nine alternatives to Kalabox for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kalabox are WampServer, BitNami Application Stacks, MAMP and Fenix Web Server.

This page was last updated Dec 1, 2020
Kalabox
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. XAMPP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

  2. WampServer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache2, PHP and a MySQL database. Alongside, PhpMyAdmin allows you to manage easily your databases.



  3. BitNami Application Stacks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. BitNami Stacks include an open source application and all of the other software necessary to run it, such as Apache, MySQL, PHP or Ruby.

  4. MAMP

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    MAMP installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your computer. It comes free of charge, and is easily installed. MAMP will not compromise any existing Apache installation already running on your system.

  5. Fenix Web Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Fenix is a desktop web server for developers. A simple and visual static web server with collaboration features.



  6. Lando

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lando is a free, open source, cross-platform, local development environment and DevOps tool built on Docker container technology and developed by Tandem.

  7. Aegir Hosting System

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Drupal
    • Wordpress

    Aegir is built by a community of system administrators and developers who share Drupal and Wordpress deployment tools, strategies and best practices, instead of continuing to write our own little shell scripts.

  8. Websites

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Simple, lightweight and secure web server with a convenient and simple interface. Automatic certificate renewal through Let’s encrypt.

  9. Acquia Dev Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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