XAMPP Alternatives

    XAMPP is described as 'completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to XAMPP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is WampServer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XAMPP are Apache HTTP Server (Free, Open Source), Laragon (Free), MAMP (Freemium) and Devilbox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. BAMP is a small macOS utility to manage your local server based on Apache + MongoDB + PHP using the Homebrew toolkit.
    2. Theme Juice is a powerful Mac app that creates local WordPress sites with just a click.
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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.

      Discontinued

      Domain expired/sold, Github updated 4 years ago

    3. A *AMP stack specifically tailored for Drupal. Affords the ability to create new sites with a few clicks, and can streamline maintenance of Drupal development environments.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Server bundle of : Apache2 , MySQL , PostgreSQL , OpenSSL , Xmail , SlimFTPd Software developing triad of : PHP , Perl and Python + Apache2TriadCP , PHPmyadmin , PHPPgAdmin , AWStats , UebiMiau , PHPXMail , PHPSFTPd.

      Discontinued

      A popup on http://apache2triad.net says: "Since 2006 Apache2Triad is no longer being developed." Anyway it can be still downloaded from SourceForge.



    4. Goals Run your Python web application locally Test some issues of web development and deploy tasks with production web server - on your desktop.
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    5. Self-contained, turnkey WAMP Server for Windows.
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    6. DockerStacks is a laradock GUI build on top of docker, electron.js, node-pty, xterm.js and the awesome laradock Why a GUI?
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    7. Simple, lightweight and secure web server with a convenient and simple interface. Automatic certificate renewal through Let’s encrypt.
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      • Windows
      LitePXP is a completely portable application which includes Apache, MySQL and PHP. LitePXP will enable you to run your PHP applications directly from a CD/DVD, USB stick or hard disk without any installation.
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