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Portable Webserver Alternatives

Portable Webserver is described as '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' and is a Web Server in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Portable Webserver for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Portable Webserver are Apache HTTP Server, WampServer, Caddy and BitNami Application Stacks.

This page was last updated Feb 8, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Self-Hosted

It's a portable server manager that you can go anywhere, anytime, in any computer and run your webapp. Quick and easy...

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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. Apache HTTP Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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 site milestone.



  3. 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.

  4. Caddy is a web server like Apache, nginx, or lighttpd, but with different goals, features, and advantages.

  5. 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.



  6. 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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  7. 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.

  8. Devilbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

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

  9. EasyPHP

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    Setup at a glance a pre-configured Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP environment on your system or on a USB key and develop or present locally your projects.

  10. UwAmp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UwAmp is a Wamp Server with Apache MySQL PHP and SQLite, and it comes with an very smart interface that offers various information, configuration and commands for the server. It can handle multiple php versions and monitor cpu usage. Also it is able to run in U3 mode.

    Discontinued

    The development seems stopped since the last version (3.1.0 / 2016).

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