Open Source XAMPP Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to XAMPP is WampServer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to XAMPP and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to XAMPP are Apache HTTP Server (Free, Open Source), Devilbox (Free, Open Source), Vagrant (Free, Open Source) and BitNami Application Stacks (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 1, 2021

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • BSD
    • Online
    • Android
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware Workstation
    • VMware Fusion
    • MariaDB
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • Wine
    • FreeBSD
    • PHP
    • Homebrew
    • Docker

    Features

    • Web Server
    • Portable
    • Nginx
    • PhpMyAdmin
    • LAMP
    • Support for MariaDB
    • HTTP server
    • Support for Docker
    • Memcached
    • MongoDB
    • Graphical User Interface
    • Xdebug
    • Python
    • Ruby
    • SQLite
    • IDE
    • Customizable
    • Database Publishing
    • Local server
    • One click installation

    License

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    • WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache, PHP and the MySQL database. View 44 alternatives to WampServer
      Most users think WampServer is a great alternative to XAMPP.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WampServer vs XAMPP
      pros, cons and recent comments
      LindsayBinsThompson Wanp server is widely using and easy to use devlopment platform
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      1
    • 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 site... View 49 alternatives to Apache HTTP Server
      Some users think Apache HTTP Server is a great alternative to XAMPP, some don't.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Apache HTTP Server vs XAMPP
      pros, cons and recent comments
      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
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      5
      ezpat XAMPP is a bundle, white Apache HTTP Server is being bundled.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

      0
      alexprange You can implement and configure it yourself instead of using a containerized version like XAMPP
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      -2


    • The devilbox is a highly-configurable, Docker based alternative to XAMPP. View 24 alternatives to Devilbox
      Almost everyone thinks Devilbox is a great alternative to XAMPP.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Docker
      Devilbox vs XAMPP
      pros, cons and recent comments
      The stack is unbelievable. Comes with all the tools (or at least most) for development in one box
      Positive comment 12 months ago

      1
    • Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. View 21 alternatives to Vagrant
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware Workstation
      • VMware Fusion
      • FreeBSD
    • BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. View 38 alternatives to BitNami Application Stacks
      This alternative is disputed. BitNami Application Stacks is still a legitimate alternative to XAMPP, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      BitNami Application Stacks vs XAMPP
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Bitnami installs "stacks" not Apache, MySQL and PHP. Stacks are a form of Web software.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      5
      It's an application with AMP, but specifically installed for fast local development on this app.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      2


    • 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. View 30 alternatives to EasyPHP
      Most users think EasyPHP is a great alternative to XAMPP.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
    • Fenix is a desktop web server for developers. A simple and visual static web server with collaboration features. View 43 alternatives to Fenix Web Server
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • Lando is a free, open source, cross-platform, local development environment and DevOps tool built on Docker container technology and developed by Tandem. View 12 alternatives to Lando
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Windows+Nginx+MariaDB+PHP WnMp can serve as an up to date LAMP(Linux,Apache,MySQL,PHP) like server with more focus on Current technologies and also a great clean training... View 42 alternatives to WnMp
      Most users think WnMp is a great alternative to XAMPP.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
    • Clamp is a Command Line Apache MySQL PHP for Mac OS X made for local development. It aims at being ultra simple to use and configure. View 8 alternatives to Clamp
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • MariaDB
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • Homebrew
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