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WampServer Alternatives

WampServer is described as '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' and is a very popular Web Server in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WampServer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WampServer are MAMP, AMPPS, BitNami Application Stacks and Laragon.

WampServer 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 WampServer.
This page was last updated Apr 12, 2022
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WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache2, PHP and a MySQL...

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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.

    XAMPP vs WampServer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks XAMPP is a great alternative to WampServer.

    It's literally one of the most commonly used on Linux and it has all Wamp features

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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    Cause it contains all the features of wamp and also contain extra features like ftp server mercury

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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    Easy to install / configure.

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  2. 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.

    MAMP vs WampServer opinions
    Most users think MAMP is a great alternative to WampServer.

    One is for Macs the other is for Windows

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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  3. 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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    AMPPS vs WampServer opinions
    Most users think AMPPS is a great alternative to WampServer.

    Free and powerful. There are lots of options but it's still clear. Maybe a bit slow sometimes.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  4. 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.

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    I like the idea of having different stacks and CMSes grouped into the same Bitnami folder on my hard drive, with subfolders for each stack/CMS. It doesn't come with a user-friendly taskbar icon menu to manage everything, though, like in WampServer.

    Positive comment about 1 year ago
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  5. A lightweight, fast and convenient modern LAMP Server with Redis and Memcached, extremely high performance. Laragon'll turn your computer into a powerful server in a minute so you can host Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal, and Prestashop quickly and effortlessly.

    Laragon vs WampServer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Laragon is a great alternative to WampServer.

    Simple to update, easy access to all configurations, low use resources

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  6. 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).

    UwAmp vs WampServer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks UwAmp is a great alternative to WampServer.

    good lightweight alternative

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  7. Devilbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

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

  8. 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.

    EasyPHP vs WampServer opinions
    Most users think EasyPHP is a great alternative to WampServer.
    RUBn

    It ruled for me above any other self-hosters, until I needed a specific PHP server version which requires payment to download.

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  9. The Uniform Server

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The Uniform Server is a WAMP package that allows you to run a server on any MS Windows OS based computer. It is small and mobile to download or move around and can also be used or setup as a production/live server.

  10. 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.

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