Alternatives to XAMPP for Windows with Free License

  • Apache HTTP Server

    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...

    • Xampp contains apache, it's a bundle of software and apache is one of them. Other software like xampp do pretty much the same thing, bundle for specific software Guest • Sep 2019 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You can implement and configure it yourself instead of using a containerized version like XAMPP alexprangeApr 2019 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • MAMP

    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...

    • Simple and complete package, ease of use. Guest • Jan 2017 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Requires different licenses for different platforms. Guest • Dec 2016 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • Devilbox

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

    • The stack is unbelievable. Comes with all the tools (or at least most) for development in one box Guest • Jun 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Docker

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  • AMPPS

    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.

    • I love the user-friendly tools AMPPS gives you to install and configure a variety of open source tools on your desktop. Simple "wizards" walk you through the process of setting up Wordpress and others, while suggesting free themes to install. Very smooth. tedcurranOct 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • BitNami Application Stacks

    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...

    • Bitnami installs "stacks" not Apache, MySQL and PHP. Stacks are a form of Web software. Guest • Apr 2015 • 10 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's an application with AMP, but specifically installed for fast local development on this app. Guest • Apr 2015 • 6 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Laragon

    All in one web server. Apache, MySQL (MariaDB), PHP, phpMyAdmin, cmder, Memcached, Redis, composer, XDebug.

    • I've been using XAMPP since forever, but it always has the same irritating configuration issues from time to time, so I tried many of the alternatives in this list, and Laragon won the contest. I especially like the auto config. Guest • Feb 2020 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • All in one WAMP and WEMP server with extra features. upadeshMay 2018 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very easy to use, upgrade and modify depending on your needs KurreJan 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • UwAmp

    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...

    • UwAmp is small, light & portable, yet it can run any project you're working on from your desktop or USB drive, anywhere you are. Use a different UwAmp for each project, WordPress, Bootstrap, etc. When done, just delete, no reg mess! mgmasonFeb 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • EasyPHP

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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