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Open Server Alternatives for Mac

Open Server is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Open Server and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Open Server are AMPPS, MAMP, Devilbox and Fenix Web Server.

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  • Windows

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    XAMPP

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

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

    ⚫︎ PortableXAMPP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedXAMPP supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
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    AMPPS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    AMPPS is an easy to install software stack of Apache, Mysql, PHP, Perl, Python and Softaculous auto-installer that can be used on Desktops and office servers.

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    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.

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    Devilbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

    The devilbox is a highly-configurable, Docker based alternative to XAMPP.

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    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.

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    BAMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    BAMP is a small macOS utility to manage your local server based on Apache + MongoDB + PHP using the Homebrew toolkit.

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  7. Zend Server

    • 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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    DockerStacks

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    DockerStacks is a laradock GUI build on top of docker, electron.js, node-pty, xterm.js and the awesome laradock

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    Websites

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

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

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