MAMP PRO
MAMP PRO
6.5
4.0
0.0

Create a local server environment for Web development and more.

MAMP PRO overview

MAMP PRO is the commercial, professional grade version of the classic local server environment for OS X: MAMP. Designed for professional Web developers and programmers, MAMP Pro allows easy installation and administration of their development environment under OS X.

As a professional Web or WordPress developer you have to test your programs in detail. In addition, you need a highly configurable developing environment with all the components also used by most ISPs: Apache, MySQL and PHP in the latest stable versions. No matter whether you want to test your latest AJAX creation, or realize a new page with webEdition: MAMP Pro supports you during the tests of your developments. You can set up any number of servers to carry out tests without danger for your live system. Besides, the local name resolution is performed by MAMP Pro. To simulate a very authentic environment, the MAMP Pro also switches on the local mail server, so that dispatching mails by PHP scripts is possible.

The freely available standard design "MAMP" is automatically coinstalled with MAMP Pro. Thus all MAMP features are available to you immediately:

  • Apache Web server
  • MySQL database server
  • phpMyAdmin to access the MySQL database
  • PHP as a module for the Web server
  • Company of Web server and database on standard or individual port

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.
View older MAMP PRO updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

504.3 MB

Downloads

59522

App requirements

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BE50
BE50
Mar 3 2021
6.3
1.0
Mar 3 2021
1.0
Version: 6.3
I have used MAMP PRO for some years. Upgrade to 6.0 only got up and running after several sessions with support. And then I puchased NAMO to get rid of the xip.io concept. I did never get it to work, no support and my MAMP PRO installation is now loocked: If I try to reinstall MAMP PRO it is not allowed. If I try to uninstall it is not allowed. MAMP PRO: Rest in peace. I have spent too much time installing, reinstalling, uninstalling, communicating with support etc.
amsterq
amsterq
Jan 21 2021
6.3
1.0
Jan 21 2021
1.0
Version: 6.3
This app is supposed to help you save time but it doesn't. It's buggy and every upgrade is a nightmare. Don't waste your money and do things by hand, you'll be better off.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Dec 17 2020
6.3
3.0
Dec 17 2020
3.0
Version: 6.3
After using MAMP PRO for at least the past nine years -- since 0.9.x.x. -- I have finally had enough. Everything was fine until they began making major changes around 5.7.0; changes so significant, that I had one problem after another, and one headache after another. It wouldn't be so bad if Appsolute provided adequate tech support via email, but they don't. It is very sporadic, and the solutions they do provide -- if any -- don't always work. But what irks me the most, aside from the dismal support, is the way they try to force us to do things THEIR way, leaving us no choice in the matter. Now I see that they have jacked up the price of a new 6.0 installation by $30.00. Thanks, but no thanks. MAMP PRO served me well for years, but three weeks ago, I decided to switch to Abyss Web Server. The difference is like night from day, and, Aprelium provides excellent email support. Also, the Pro version of Abyss Web Server -- called X2 instead of X1 -- costs $60, which means you save $30 compared to MAMP PRO. Granted, Abyss does not include mySQL, PHP, etc., but I installed the latest versions of mySQL and PHP on my own, with some help from Aprelium. Unlike MAMP PRO, Abyss Web Server is not a polished app with a macOS GUI. It is web-based, which means that you do everything in your web browser. However, if you can get past that, Abyss runs very smoothly with few hiccups. One great feature which I particularly like is the fact that once properly set up, Abyss automatically renews and installs Letsencrypt certificates with no intervention needed on your part. Anyway, if you are tired of Appsolute's style, and the frustration and aggravation you suffer from lack of adequate support, consider switching to Abyss Web Server. You may be pleasantly surprised -- and relieved -- as I have been.
jonathan-97
jonathan-97
Nov 3 2020
6.0.1
1.0
Nov 3 2020
1.0
Version: 6.0.1
I've used MAMP PRO for several years often on. It's a useful tool but does have some glitches. Long story short, I just booted up the program to do a few minutes work for a client that I had stored on it. When I open the program it prompted me to update the software. Pretty common stuff so I did. As soon as they completed it told me that my subscription was no longer valid, and that I would need to purchase an upgrade or just enjoy my free 14 day trial. I have no problem paying for software but digital extortion, which is exactly what this is, is just not right. These guys are squeezing loyal clients. Definitely exploring other options.
Zoghabi
Zoghabi
Jul 16 2020
5.7
2.0
Jul 16 2020
2.0
Version: 5.7
I am using MAMP Pro since version 2, was a great tool simplifing installation and working with the MAMP stack. But version 5 is an exception, with a bug propagating from version 5.0 up until most recent 5.7 especially with Catalina 11.15.0 and up to 11.15.5. The MySQL Server cannot be started automatically when Mac Starts and you should do it manually. I tried every possible solution but never overcome this bug. It surprised me the company didn't take any action resolving the bug for months since version 5.7. Are they willing to resolve it in a new version with upgrade price ? If yes then shame on them. I gave them only two stars and I will modify my rating if they took an action to resolve the bug without requesting an upgrade to a new version.
Macern
Macern
Jul 6 2020
5.7
0.0
Jul 6 2020
0.0
Version: 5.7
I have a license for Mamp Pro 3, but not used it much the last years. Wanted to upgrade to latest version since I would start to use it again. Received this answer from Mamp: Unfortunately, there is no direct upgrade from MAMP Pro 3 to 5. You have to buy the full licence of MAMP Pro 5. This is very bad "thanks" to users who have bought their software at full price to demand users to pay full price if they do not upgrade every year! Even Quark allowed me to upgrade from version 3.11 (from early 90's) to full 2016 version at reduced price. Thankfully user anonymous-deer-2515 here mentioned AMPPS, I downloaded and tried this today, and it's free, at least for now, and looks more feature rich than MAMP. Bye, Bye MAMP!!!
iTwanneman
iTwanneman
Jan 28 2020
5.5
1.0
Jan 28 2020
1.0
Version: 5.5
The app is working to a certain extent but if you need help their support is VERY VERY VERY bad!
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 Apaceh 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.
Philby
Philby
Sep 5 2018
5.1
3.5
Sep 5 2018
3.5
Version: 5.1
Switched from MAMP Pro 3.x to Local by Flywheel and now to Valet+ for strictly WordPress development, and so far I'm not complaining. I tried MAMP Pro 4 about a year back, and 5 recently, but Local was, in my usage, more stable and predictable (no mysterious MySQL not running errors) than MAMP Pro, about the same speed, and in fact quite a bit more comfortable to use. While Valet+ obviously has no GUI, it's between 2 and 3 times faster in day-to-day use. I'm very much of a GUI and proper-software-not-shell-gobbledigook type of person, but for me the days of MAMP are over. Three stars because MAMP is somewhat easy to run, and they're actually doing good work – if it was nearly as fast as Valet, I'd be back in a second with 5 stars.
Eviandem
Eviandem
Jun 14 2018
4.5
0.5
Jun 14 2018
0.5
Version: 4.5
Very bad support
LuxLogica
LuxLogica
May 30 2018
4.5
4.5
May 30 2018
4.5
Version: 4.5
Stable, feature-full and extremely well-documented and easy-to-use interface. Would love to see options to install stacks other than *AMP - e.g., Node - as well as one-click instal of docker-based software distributions (like Discourse, etc.).
Teksestro
Teksestro
Feb 15 2018
4.4.1
5.0
Feb 15 2018
5.0
Version: 4.4.1
Easy installation, work as advertised, flawlessly, out-of-the-box. Good, thorough documentation online, and plenty of features to configure to your heart's content. Developer quick and responsive when contacted. Just hope for more easy-instal packages - i.e., beyond Wordpress.
anonymous-gerbil-5319
anonymous-gerbil-5319
Feb 9 2018
4.4
4.0
Feb 9 2018
4.0
Version: 4.4
I have been using MAMP PRO for over a decade now and I am reading a lot of (outdated) negative reviews. Problems with configurations, not working "out of the box". That is just not true, MAMP PRO works just fine, every update worked fine. A lot of whining, but it just works. I find it a bit strange to read comments from developers(?) not being able to fix simple config issues that are an essential part of being a developer. There are some issues with the interface like not sometimes not being able to quit the app properly. But all my 32 vhosts work fine. So if your doubting after reading the negative comments, don't..
dave-123
dave-123
Jan 29 2017
4.1
0.5
Jan 29 2017
0.5
Version: 4.1
MAMP PRO 4 big waist of time and money.

Pros
Nicer interface from version 3

Cons
- Upgrade (version 3 to 4) does not work out of the box
- Requires lots of configuration to get working properly
- Have never been able to get Nginx to work
- No support - haven't gotten responses to email
- Licensing issues - does not accept license key from Mamp Pro 3, so would not do this as an upgrade. might work if you uninstall version 3 and purchase Mamp Pro 4 full version and not as an upgrade.
- Big footprint - over one gigabyte of disk space for installation

Summary
Mamp Pro 3 worked great for years, and I was generally happy with it. As my needs become more advanced, I started using virtual machines to mimic the exact same environment as the production server, so there were no surprises after deployment. Then I was mainly use Mamp for the ability to set something up quickly as a temporary measure to test out a theme or plugin.

Once Mamp Pro 4 was released, I was prompted for an upgrade every time I started Mamp in the usual obtrusive popup, despite checking the box "Skip this upgrade." I finally decided to do the upgrade and didn't think it would hurt anything. To my regret, the upgrade broke all sites I currently had set up. I got permissions (403 forbidden), database errors "Error establishing database connection" and all sort of other problems.

Support for this product is almost nonexistent. I was able to get an email response initially to get the licensing issue partially resolved. But I have not gotten any responses from subsequent emails regarding tech support, and further licensing issues.

I wouldn't waist my time or money with Mamp Pro 4. If you don't want to start using virtual machines (Vargrant with Virtualbox for example), there're numerous other options for full stack tools like Mamp (paid and free) with good support, including Desktop Server, AMPPS, and XAMPP to name a few.
InspiredLife2
InspiredLife2
Dec 15 2016
3.5.2
0.0
Dec 15 2016
0.0
Version: 3.5.2
Should MacUpdate be listing Mamp Pro 4 ? I believe it was released in August.
Teksestro
Teksestro
Oct 10 2016
3.5.2
5.0
Oct 10 2016
5.0
Version: 3.5.2
I've used MAMP Pro for years, and it's been an essential tool in my web development toolbox: extremely reliable, configurable, and flexible.

I will deduct half a star, because unlike some of the competition - i.e., Bitnami - a MAMP Pro setup cannot (or at least should not) be deployed directly to a production server - the security settings are tweaked for development, not for production. If MAMP Pro could be deployed and run directly on a Mac Server, Apple would have a lot less macOS Server fans... Appsolute needs to add a preference to 'enable production security settings', and then it would be perfect.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Sep 17 2015
3.3
3.0
Sep 17 2015
3.0
Version: 3.3
None of the connections to my locally-hosted domain names work after upgrading to the El Capitan Golden Master. Have any other El Capitan users experienced this, or am I the lone wolf? I am using Mamp Pro 3.4. I have checked and verified all of my Mamp Pro settings, my virtual hosts directory paths, my port numbers, my port forwarding, etc., as well as my hosts file, and everything appears to be as it should, yet I cannot connect to any of my websites. Appsolute has not been able to provide me with any solutions to this problem as of yet. Thanks to anyone who can at least offer evidence that they are experiencing the same thing with El Capitan.
mattcoxmail
mattcoxmail
Apr 19 2015
3.0.7.3
2.5
Apr 19 2015
2.5
Version: 3.0.7.3
Just updated Mamp to version 3.2.1 on Yosemite. Both Apache and MySQL servers are green but when I go to my localhost I keep getting: This webpage is not available ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED (in Chrome). I’ve tried incognito browsing and Firefox with the same result, also tried both the Mamp default port settings and ports 80 & 3306. Can anyone suggest how to fix this…it’s starting to drive me crazy! Thank you
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Apr 9 2015
3.2
0.0
Apr 9 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2
MU Download link gives a 404 error and the Mamp website version is 3.0.7.3 updated last November. Thought Aprils fools day was last week :-)
Eelco-Deuling
Eelco-Deuling
Dec 3 2014
3.0.7.3
3.0
Dec 3 2014
3.0
Version: 3.0.7.3
While this is an easy "AMP stack development" environment I have used since version 1, the latest versions of MAMP Pro 3 have some problems. with the "Extra's" (the one click installments of Wordpress etc. that are among the new features of version 3). Since 3.0.7 they just do not work as advertised. Tried and failed on three computers. MAMP Pro is bundled with some free applications to administer MySQL: first there were three, now only Sequel Pro is bundled and MySQLWorkBench is offered as an optional install. I wish I could choose to install these options from the main installer of MAMP Pro: you are not warned that they are included or excluded in the updates.
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