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Pressmatic Alternatives

Pressmatic is described as 'robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pressmatic for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Wordpress and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pressmatic are BitNami Application Stacks, MAMP, Local by Flywheel and Fenix Web Server.

Pressmatic alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pressmatic.
This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021
  • Mac

Pressmatic is a robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers.

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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. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. Local by Flywheel

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Stop debugging local environments and spend more time launching WordPress sites.

  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. DesktopServer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Wordpress

    Choose fictional domain names to personalize each of your projects and create dozens of virtual servers in seconds. WordPress designers and developers seldom work on a single project.

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  7. InstantWP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • PHP
    • Wordpress

    InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment. It will turn almost any Windows or macOS machine into a WordPress development server. It will even run from a USB key.

    Discontinued

    No release since 2018. The developer doesn't seem to answer bug reports and issues on GitHub anymore, and the used port (10080) is now blocked by default on modern browsers (see https://github.com/webtoolsgroup/InstantWP/issues/103).

  8. WordPress Portable

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WordPress Portable is a free program for Windows that automatically ships with everything needed to run WordPress locally. All you need to do is to extract the package contents on your system after download and start the WordPress Portable executable afterwards.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.5, can be still downloaded from the Box link on the official website

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  9. Theme Juice

    • Mac

    Theme Juice is a powerful Mac app that creates local WordPress sites with just a click.

  10. Laravel Valet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Laravel

    Valet is a Laravel development environment for Mac minimalists. No Vagrant, no hosts file. You can even share your sites publicly using local tunnels. Yeah, we like it too.

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