Windows Webserver Alternatives

    Windows Webserver is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Windows Webserver for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Webserver are Apache HTTP Server (Free, Open Source), nginx (Free, Open Source), WampServer (Free, Open Source) and Caddy (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 10, 2021

    1. A lightweight static web server and reverse proxy designed for the modern web.
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    2. TinyWeb is an extremely small (< 100K), simple (no configuration other than through the command line) and lightweight (consumes a minimum of system resources) Web server for Windows. It supports CGI.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      UltiDev Web Server Pro (UWS), also known as UltiDev Cassini Pro, is an an advanced, redistributable web server that can be use as a regular web server to host web sites and ASP.
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    3. This program was build as an alternative for Microsoft IIS . The main goal was to design a simple web server with support for ASP.
    4. Create a personal web server with simplicity, reliability, and ease using VBServer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Fast web server for high performance C++ web applications
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Thin is a Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history: * the Mongrel parser, the root of Mongrel speed and security * Event Machine, a network I/O library with extremely high scalability, performance and stability * Rack, a...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      MNPP: Mac + Nginx + Percona + PHP. Install a world-class PHP development environment on your Mac. Unleash the speed of the webserver everybody is talking about, Nginx.

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      Domain expired/sold, Github updated 4 years ago

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      A web server for web developers. It enables HTTPS and HTTP/2 from minute five!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Small self-contained pure-Go web server with built-in support for Lua scripting, Markdown pages, Sass/GCSS, HTTP/2, QUIC, and accessing Redis and PostgreSQL.
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