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MAMP for Mac

Create a local server environment.

Free
In English
4.3
Based on 31 user rates

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 6.9

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MAMP for Mac

Free
In English
Version 6.9
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Performance
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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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4.3

(56 Reviews of MAMP)

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  • User Ratings

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
calvinsant
calvinsant
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Jul 15 2020
1.0
Version: null
Bleepgeeks-com
Bleepgeeks-com
Nov 14 2018
2.5
Nov 14 2018
2.5
Version: null
barbaershop
barbaershop
Feb 20 2017
4.5
Feb 20 2017
4.5
Version: null
Pugwash
Pugwash
Jan 8 2016
3.0
Jan 8 2016
3.0
Version: null
mori2k18
mori2k18
Mar 12 2014
4.0
Mar 12 2014
4.0
Version: null
anonymous-deer-2515
anonymous-deer-2515
Jul 23 2013
4.0
Jul 23 2013
4.0
Version: null
ckenney108
ckenney108
Mar 22 2013
4.0
Mar 22 2013
4.0
Version: null
Whisperquiet
Whisperquiet
Mar 18 2013
5.0
Mar 18 2013
5.0
Version: null
Pannox2
Pannox2
Mar 16 2013
4.0
Mar 16 2013
4.0
Version: null
gmarcy
gmarcy
Jan 6 2013
4.5
Jan 6 2013
4.5
Version: null
anonymous-rooster-2921
Jun 16 2012
3.0
Version: null
richardmannich
richardmannich
Jan 30 2012
5.0
Jan 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
fadequ
fadequ
Sep 24 2011
5.0
Sep 24 2011
5.0
Version: null
alexnosov
alexnosov
Sep 9 2011
5.0
Sep 9 2011
5.0
Version: null
Bardosity
Bardosity
Jul 14 2011
5.0
Jul 14 2011
5.0
Version: null
Ivan Tiukov
Ivan Tiukov
Mar 29 2011
3.0
Mar 29 2011
3.0
Version: null
Ryangolla
Ryangolla
Mar 18 2011
5.0
Mar 18 2011
5.0
Version: null
myschizobuddy-1
myschizobuddy-1
Feb 12 2011
5.0
Feb 12 2011
5.0
Version: null
terrydactyl
terrydactyl
Jan 10 2011
5.0
Jan 10 2011
5.0
Version: null
shean-martin
shean-martin
Jan 5 2011
0.5
Jan 5 2011
0.5
Version: null
OliverTerrier
OliverTerrier
Oct 20 2010
5.0
Oct 20 2010
5.0
Version: null
Dmnelson
Dmnelson
Sep 21 2010
5.0
Sep 21 2010
5.0
Version: null
Gregorgy
Gregorgy
Sep 3 2009
5.0
Sep 3 2009
5.0
Version: null
gmattie
gmattie
Feb 11 2009
5.0
Feb 11 2009
5.0
Version: null
Gaoshan
Gaoshan
Aug 20 2008
5.0
Aug 20 2008
5.0
Version: null
Conner-bw
Conner-bw
Jun 12 2008
5.0
Jun 12 2008
5.0
Version: null
dan-friml
dan-friml
Feb 9 2008
5.0
Feb 9 2008
5.0
Version: null
Crow
Crow
Mar 6 2007
5.0
Mar 6 2007
5.0
Version: null
Mcguffin
Mcguffin
Jul 19 2006
5.0
Jul 19 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 25 2005
5.0
Nov 25 2005
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
May 15 2005
5.0
May 15 2005
5.0
Version: null