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Free PHPmaker Alternatives

The best free alternative to PHPmaker is VFront, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PHPmaker and 13 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to PHPmaker are nuBuilder, PHP Generator for MySQL, Xataface and ElectroCRUD.

PHPmaker alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be CMS Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PHPmaker.
This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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  1. VFront

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    VFront is a dynamic front-end for MySQL or PostgreSQL databases written in PHP and Javascript. With VFront you can create forms for manage your data in AJAX style, different rules and privileges for groups, report in XML,HTML,PDF,statistics and much more.

    Most users think VFront is a great alternative to PHPmaker.
  2. nuBuilder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    nuBuilder is a web-based database application platform. nuBuilder can be used to make a variety of applications such as accounting or CRM systems. Any system that requires a database to store information.



  3. PHP Generator for MySQL

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    PHP Generator for MySQL is a PHP code generator for rapid web application development. PHP Generator lets you quickly build a website from a MySQL database with no actual programming.

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    Anyone familiar with PHPMaker can easily learn how to use PHP Generator for MySQL. Still, many of its features are far superior to PHPMaker.

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  4. Xataface

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Xataface is a flexible and shapable skin that sits on top of MySQL, making it accessible to every-day users. It automatically generates the appropriate forms, lists, and menus for a user to interact with the database without having to know any SQL.

  5. Open Source SQL Database CRUD Application Built on Electron.



  6. MT Backend

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    MT backend is a PHP control panel solution for websites. Creating custom control panels for your unique needs too easy with MT Backend.

  7. Auto Back Office

    • FreeProprietary
    • Self-Hosted

    It's like a simplified version of PHPMaker, but way faster to install and update (they promise 30 seconds to a fully working version since you unzip the file on your server).

  8. No-CMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    No-CMS, Free Open Source CodeIgniter based CMS (Content Management System) Framework with HMVC extension and groceryCRUD. No-CMS is quiet simple and easy to start with.

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  9. P4A - Php For Applications

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PHP5 RAD Framework based on Zend Framework. P4A features object oriented and event based programming, transparent AJAX implementation, multiple enterprise databases support and its fully cross browser.

    Discontinued

    Last Update: 2013-05-15

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  10. Radzen

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Radzen is a desktop solution for developing line of business applications. Scaffold your database to a working Blazor CRUD application in minutes.

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