XAMPP Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to XAMPP for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative 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 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to XAMPP are Laragon (Free), Apache HTTP Server (Free, Open Source), MAMP (Freemium) and Devilbox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. With SecureWAMP you can set up a complete and safe WAMP-System in a few minutes, which you can administrate completely via a GUI.
      • 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. Nginx MariaDB Redis Php development stack for Windows, with Composer, Adminer, LetsEncrypt certificates, WinSCP, multiple PHP versions, projects and virtual servers.
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      Most users think WinNMP is a great alternative to XAMPP.
      Faster and lighter than XAMPP since it is based on Nginx
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    3. Winpweb is a free portable Windows web development stack. It contains Nginx, MariaDB and PHP (with composer).
    4. WPN-XM - is a free and open-source web server solution stack for professional PHP development on the Windows platform.
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    5. 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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    6. It's a portable server manager that you can go anywhere, anytime, in any computer and run your webapp. Quick and easy to configure, a really useful application for your portable apps kit.
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    7. 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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    8. VertrigoServ is a complete free WAMP server allowing PHP development for Windows. It installs Apache 2.4, PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin, both installing and setting up the environment.
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