USBWebserver Alternatives

    USBWebserver is described as 'bundled package of Apache, MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin Mini Relay and software that allows a Web server from a USB stick to run' and is a Web Server in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to USBWebserver for Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like USBWebserver are WampServer (Free, Open Source), MAMP (Freemium), AMPPS (Free) and UwAmp (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021

    1. XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and to use. XAMPP is free even for commercial uses
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      Almost everyone thinks XAMPP is a great alternative to USBWebserver.
    2. WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache, PHP and the MySQL database. It also comes with PHPMyAdmin and SQLite Manager to easily manage your databases.
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    3. 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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      • 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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      AMPPS needs installing and does not run from USB drive
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      Looks close to and has almost all identical software as inmotion hosting.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. 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.
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      • 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.
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    5. Fenix is a desktop web server for developers. A simple and visual static web server with collaboration features.
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    6. Winginx is a complex of local web server on Windows (Vista and higher) to develop in PHP and Node.js using databases MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, memcached.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Open Server - a portable server platform and software environment designed specifically for web developers, taking into account their recommendations and suggestions. Open Server is much more functional than complex software like XAMPP or WAMPSERVER.
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    7. Denwer is a collection of often-used web-servers for web-programmers. It is used to debug web-sites under Win32. Denwer includes: friendly installer; Apache; PHP; MySQL; Perl; virtual host management system; phpMyAdmin; sendmail stub; start/stop manager.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated and the website is full of spam articles. Last version, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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