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ShimmerCat Alternatives

ShimmerCat is described as 'A web server for web developers. It enables HTTPS and HTTP/2 from minute five!' and is an app in the development category. There are five alternatives to ShimmerCat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is nginx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ShimmerCat are Apache HTTP Server, Microsoft IIS, KatWeb and Windows Webserver.

ShimmerCat alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be FTP Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ShimmerCat.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Linux

A web server for web developers. It enables HTTPS and HTTP/2 from minute five!.

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  1. nginx [engine x] is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. It has been running for more than five years on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Rambler (RamblerMedia.com).

    Manual page
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    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.

    Configuration


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    Microsoft IIS

    • Windows

    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 web application hosting, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.

    Screenshot
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    KatWeb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    A lightweight static web server and reverse proxy designed for the modern web.

    Test page
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    Windows Webserver

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Wine

    The Windows Webserver was developed for testing PHP and CGI/FCGI programs under Windows, without installing an Apache or IIS environment. The Webserver is easy to install and comes with buildin PHP 8.0.8 FastCGI support, mod_rewrite and SSL/TLS 1.2.

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