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WampServer Alternatives for Mac

WampServer is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to WampServer and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WampServer are Vagrant, MAMP, AMPPS and BitNami Application Stacks.

WampServer alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be Virtualization Tools or 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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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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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. Vagrant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware Workstation
    • VMware Fusion
    • FreeBSD

    Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments.



  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.

    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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  4. 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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  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.

    BitNami Application Stacks vs WampServer opinions
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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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  6. Devilbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

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

  7. 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.

  8. Lando

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lando is a free, open source, cross-platform, local development environment and DevOps tool built on Docker container technology and developed by Tandem.

  9. 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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  10. ddev

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ddev is an open source tool that makes it simple to get local PHP development environments up and running in minutes. It's powerful and flexible as a result of its per-project environment configurations, which can be extended, version controlled, and shared.

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