XAMPP

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XAMPP is a free and open source cross-platform web server package, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. Versions are available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

Versions

The following table shows the versions of the software included in the various WampServer versions and provides a link to where you can download that version of WampServer.


Note that you should try to use the version that most closely matches the software versions used on your hosting service.


XAMPP Apache MySQL PHP phpMyAdmin FileZilla Mercury Mail Transport System Download Link
1.7.4 2.2.17 5.5.8 5.3.5 3.3.9 0.9.37 4.72 download XAMPP 1.7.4
1.7.3 2.2.14 (IPv6 enabled) + OpenSSL 0.9.8l 5.1.41 + PBXT engine 5.3.1 3.2.4 0.9.33 4.72 download XAMPP 1.7.3
1.7.2 2.2.12 (IPV6 enabled) 5.1.37 5.3.0 3.2.0.1 0.9.32 4.72 download XAMPP 1.7.2
1.7.1 2.2.12 (IPV6 enabled) 5.1.33 5.2.9 3.1.3.1 0.9.31 4.72 download XAMPP 1.7.1
1.6.7 2.2.9 + Openssl 0.9.8h 5.0.51b 5.2.6 + 4.4.9 2.11.7 0.9.25 4.52 download XAMPP 1.6.7

Caution

Per Stephen Rowe on the User2 list and direct emails to me, XAMPP 1.7.4 and other versions do NOT work on Windows 64-bit environments. So you may want to use WampServer --Ken Roy 14:03, 10 April 2011 (UTC)

Vista and Windows 7 Users

Vista Note: Because missing or insufficient write permissions in the c:\program files folder of the default vista installation, we recommend to use alternate folders for XAMPP e.g. c:\xampp or c:\myfolder\xampp.

TNG User Related feedback

  • Currently I am using xampp on my Vista desktop so that I can edit and view PHP files with Dreamweaver. So I know xampp works well with Vista. Xamp recommends that you don't install it in the program directory but off the root directory due to permissions issues with the program directory under Vista.(Steve Overton on the User List)
  • Per Stephen Rowe on the User2 list and direct emails to me, XAMPP 1.7.4 and other versions do NOT work on Windows 64-bit environments. So you may want to use WampServer --Ken Roy 14:03, 10 April 2011 (UTC)
  • I have been successfully using xampp version 5.6.8 on a Windows 10 64-bit Intel system which has 8gb memory for over a year, without any issues. -- Paul Tanner-Tremaine 28 Dec 2016

Related links

Other Home Computer web server options are available using:

  • XAMPP