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MAMP
MAMP
4.3
0.0

Create a local server environment.

4.3
Based on 31 user ratesRead reviews & comments
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MAMP overview

MAMP stands for: Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP. With just a few mouse-clicks, you can install Apache, PHP and MySQL for OS X! It installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your OS X computer, be it PowerBook or iMac. Like similar packages from the Windows- and Linux-world, MAMP comes free of charge.

Similar to a Linux-distribution, MAMP is a combination of free software and thus it is offered free of charge. MAMP is released under the GNU General Public License and may thereby be distributed freely within the boundaries of this license. Please note: some of the included software is released using a different license. In these cases, the corresponding license applies.

MAMP was created primarily as a PHP development environment for Mac, and should therefore not be used as live Webserver for the Internet. In this case, we recommend that you use OS X server with the provided Apache or a Linux server.

What’s new in version 6.5

Updated on Aug 17 2021

Version 6.5:
MAMP & MAMP PRO:
  • As of this version, we provide separate packages, each optimised for Intel and Apple M1 respectively.
MAMP:
  • The selected PHP cache settings are saved correctly again.
MAMP PRO:
  • The remote migration function has been improved.
  • Editor: Resizing in the diff view is now always possible. The option to disable has been removed.
  • Fixed: When changing tab size values, the corresponding popup window and the editor window are now better synchronised.
  • The selected PHP versions are saved correctly again.
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Information

License

Free

Size

504.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.mamp.info/

Downloads

193556

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
  • PHP 7 requires OS X 10.8 or later
  • Version for Apple Silicon
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What needs improvements

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MAMP qualities

Value
1.0
Ease of use
2.0
Features
2.0
Reliability
1.0
Customer support
1.0
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bruno-32
bruno-32
Jul 5 2021
6.4
0.0
Jul 5 2021
0.0
Version: 6.4
this is by far the worst mamp pro software. and beware: NOTHINGS works anymore. no apache, no nginx, and mysql with limited access. i guess you are better of getting an expert in AMP and install all by yourself mamp pro isn't worth the 80 bucks. it gives you more headache than help/relief/solution...
Polyfade
Polyfade
Jun 19 2021
6.3
0.0
Jun 19 2021
0.0
Version: 6.3
After 10 years of using MAMP Pro, it's become too unreliable, extremely slow and buggy. Mind you I only have a single active site running. I trashed all the rest. Still, MySQL refuses to start. After sending them my error log, their "tech" support tells me basic 101 software advice like try reinstalling the app. Plus, they only respond with 1 useless answer per day because they want you to give up. This wasn't the only time this software had failed me. When they migrated from v4 to v5, they had updated MySQL versions. It was a total disaster. None of the databases migrated properly. I had to start all over again. And now, I'd have to chose to start all over once more? Stay away. It's no longer 2001. There's better, freemium or open source alternatives today like Laravel Valet, Flywheel's Local, or DevKinsta. I'm tired of paying a company that breaks things.
calvinsant
calvinsant
Jul 15 2020
5.7
1.0
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7
Poor support. My issues is still not resolved after a month. Having to move away. Would not recommend.
Bleepgeeks-com
Bleepgeeks-com
Nov 14 2018
5.1
2.5
Nov 14 2018
2.5
Version: 5.1
Currently MAMP (PRO) 5 only offers to run Apache version 2.2.x and NOT Apache v 2.4+ . In my case that prevents me to work on latest development projects where .htaccess uses directive only available from Apache v 2.4 onward. Please check your requiements before you buy MAMP Pro 5. Otherwise would be the best local web dev stack for mac.
Pugwash
Pugwash
Jan 8 2016
3.4
3.0
Jan 8 2016
3.0
Version: 3.4
Just to warn people. I've been battling with MAMP for three days now trying to download my existing Wordpress self hosted site following various online tutorials and absolutely none have worked. Each time I have started from scratch including deleting MAMP and re-installing it, trying two different browsers and each time I get the ‘error establishing a database connection’ message. The issue I suspect is phpMyAdmin within MAMP. Each time I get the same two issues. 1/ Create a new local database - When entering log-in info phpMyAdmin won't allow me to leave the Host” field empty. It currently auto fills it with '%' , if I try and delete the %, it highlights with a red border. More importantly 2/ Again when on Add User I get a "A fatal JavaScript error has occurred....." Perhaps this isn't MAMPS fault, I don't know. At the moment I'm just going to give up and maybe try at some stage in the future. Way too frustrating and way too much time wasted. I need a drink. OS: 10.10.5 Browsers: Safari 9.0.2 and Firefox 40.0.3
Morpe
Morpe
Aug 31 2015
3.4
0.0
Aug 31 2015
0.0
Version: 3.4
on Mavericks does not start at boot
Awado
Awado
Jun 6 2015
3.0.7.3
0.0
Jun 6 2015
0.0
Version: 3.0.7.3
Version 3.2.1 is available at the dev's site.
Greedyfranky
Greedyfranky
Sep 3 2014
3.0.6
0.0
Sep 3 2014
0.0
Version: 3.0.6
Almost fooled me. The name was close to MAME. I was thinking, hey a new MAME frontend. Ahwel ...
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Apr 11 2014
3.0.4
0.0
Apr 11 2014
0.0
Version: 3.0.4
I was under the impression that "the typical Mac fashion" was drag and drop from a DMG, not installer packages which many people distrust.
mori2k18
mori2k18
Mar 12 2014
3.0.2
4.0
Mar 12 2014
4.0
Version: 3.0.2
Besides some additional features like ffmpeg etc. very great app.
Claudio-Ambrosini
Claudio-Ambrosini
Mar 5 2014
3.0
0.0
Mar 5 2014
0.0
Version: 3.0
Why don't include MongoDB? Why don't add option to use Nginx with php-fpm? I can help to include this features. Best regards..
anonymous-deer-2515
anonymous-deer-2515
Jul 23 2013
2.1.3
4.0
Jul 23 2013
4.0
Version: 2.1.3
Overall, I have found MAMPS/MAMPS Pro to be a solid useable package. Thus 4 star's; however ... I switched from using MAMPS Pro for several years to AMPPS for the following reasons: 1) AMPPS has been easier to teach to my kids than MAMPS 2) In my view, MAMPS has some pieces related to the user configuration which are "more closed, less transparent" than AMPPS. AMPPS directly provides the raw config files. MAMPS layers a closed source GUI on various config files. 3) AMPPS directory structure is more like our live server directory structure than MAMPS. 4) AMPPS more convenient to use. In particular, the basic CPanel and Softaculous are particularly helpful in working with installing and maintaining open source web apps such as WordPress.
Whisperquiet
Whisperquiet
Mar 18 2013
2.1.3
5.0
Mar 18 2013
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
Just excellent; industrial software configured into a stand-alone environment on your Mac! It just works and works well. This is a must for testing web sites, PHP sites with databases and e-commerce etc locally.
Whisperquiet
Whisperquiet
Feb 10 2013
2.1.2
5.0
Feb 10 2013
5.0
Version: 2.1.2
Great software. Easy to install and use, very reliable and an ideal environment.
Won
Won
Jul 12 2012
2.1.1
0.0
Jul 12 2012
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
http://mamp.info/en/documentation/releases.html
Bardosity
Bardosity
Jul 14 2011
2.0
5.0
Jul 14 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0
After reading the previous reviews I was pretty scared to upgrade, but I did it anyway. Everything worked great and the new SSL features are fantastic!
Gerylaurent
Gerylaurent
Jul 13 2011
2.0
0.0
Jul 13 2011
0.0
Version: 2.0
After testing in MAMP on Mac OS 10.7, the MySQL database does not even after restarting the computer.
Mikaelf
Mikaelf
Mar 22 2011
1.9.5
0.0
Mar 22 2011
0.0
Version: 1.9.5
Doesn't work. MySQL wont start. Mac OS X 10.6.6 and latest MAMP.
OliverTerrier
OliverTerrier
Oct 20 2010
1.9.3
5.0
Oct 20 2010
5.0
Version: 1.9.3
I wish I could give this 10 stars; it's THAT good. Really, if you have a need for this, there is nothing better than MAMP.
Dmnelson
Dmnelson
Sep 21 2010
1.9.2
5.0
Sep 21 2010
5.0
Version: 1.9.2
As someone who's perfectly capable of setting up my own server software on Mac or Linux, I still find this valuable. I like how portable the whole package is. It's nice to be able to grab a copy of the MAMP folder and know that I have everything I need to redeploy an identical config on any stock Mac OS X system.
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