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MAMP vs XAMPP: What are the differences?

MAMP: A free, local server environment *. It can be installed under macOS and Windows with just a few clicks. It provides them with all the tools they need to run WordPress on their desktop PC for testing or development purposes, for example. It doesn't matter if you prefer Apache or Nginx or if you want to work with PHP, Python, Perl or Ruby; *XAMPP:** *A free and open-source cross-platform web server solution stack package *. It consists mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.

MAMP can be classified as a tool in the "localhost Tools" category, while XAMPP is grouped under "Web Servers".

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    Comes with PHP and phpmyadmin preinstalled
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    Great Support of Native Languages
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    Easy set up and installation of files

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What is MAMP?

It can be installed under macOS and Windows with just a few clicks. It provides them with all the tools they need to run WordPress on their desktop PC for testing or development purposes, for example. It doesn't matter if you prefer Apache or Nginx or if you want to work with PHP, Python, Perl or Ruby.

What is XAMPP?

It consists mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.

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What are some alternatives to MAMP and XAMPP?
Docker
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Bitnami
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ngrok
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