Alternatives to lighttpd for all platforms with any license

  • Apache HTTP Server

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Microsoft IIS

    Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and easy-to-manage Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to...

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  • Mongoose

    Mongoose is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications. Technical Specs: * Cross...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Self-Hosted

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  • Cherokee

    Cherokee is a flexible, very fast, lightweight Web server. It is implemented entirely in C, and has no dependencies beyond a standard C library. It is embeddable and...

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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 footprint, it supports HTTP/1.1...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Hiawatha

    Hiawatha, a secure and advanced webserver

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Tornado Web Server

    Tornado is an open source version of the scalable, non-blocking web server. The framework is distinct from most mainstream web server frameworks (and certainly most...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Appweb

    Embedthis Appweb is a fast, compact embedded Web server. It is unmatched in efficiency and serves pages at native speed, using an event-driven, non-blocking core to...

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    • Discontinued The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on June 3rd, 2016.
  • devd

    Devd is a single statically compiled binary with no external dependencies, and is released for OSX, Linux and Windows. Don't want to install Node or Python in that...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • httpd

    Project Goals The efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. * Lean: Provide a small and monolithic...

    Free Open Source BSD OpenBSD

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  • webfs

    webfs is a simple HTTP server for mostly static content. You can use it to serve the content of a FTP server via HTTP for example. It is also nice to export some files...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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  • mongrel

    A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro and Iowa apps.

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