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).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. WPN-XM - is a free and open-source web server solution stack for professional PHP development on the Windows platform.
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      • 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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    2. With SecureWAMP you can set up a complete and safe WAMP-System in a few minutes, which you can administrate completely via a GUI.
    3. Neard is a portable WAMP software stack for the Microsoft Windows operating system involving Apache HTTP Server, OpenSSL for SSL support, PHP programming language, MySQL database, MariaDB database, MongoDB NoSQL database, PostgreSQL database, Memcached distributed memory object...
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    4. Wnmp is a client which launches Nginx, MariaDB & PHP on Windows Vista - Windows 8.1. Features SIMPLE DESIGN Wnmp has a simple but powerful graphical user interface. Making managing Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP easier than ever.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FoxServ is an Apache / mySQL / PHP installer package for Windows and Linux. Unlike NuShpere or PHPTriad, FoxServ features the latest version of all …
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      MoWeS stands for the three letter abbreviation Modular Webserver System and makes it possible, to run a webserver based on Apache, MySQL and PHP from an USB Stick or any other writable media (harddrive, flash cards etc.) without installation under Windows (98 to Vista).

      Discontinued

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Faster local development for Drupal, WordPress, and beyond. Kalabox is the easiest way to develop websites and get them live. Get rid of the drudgery and have more fun! Kalabox is now discontinued. The successor is Lando.

      Discontinued

      SSL certificate expired.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      An installer of Apache, MySQL and PHP for Windows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      MicroApache - A Portable Apache Server for Windows

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.64, can be still downloaded from custodesblog.wordpress.com

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