Xampp For Windows

The XAMPP 1.6.7 is available!

We’ve released a new version of XAMPP, including:

  • Apache HTTPD 2.2.9 + Openssl 0.9.8h
  • MySQL 5.0.51b
  • PHP 5.2.6
  • PHP 4.4.8
  • phpMyAdmin 2.11.7
  • FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.25
  • Mercury Mail Transport System 4.52

Please visit the win32 compatibility list.

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.

Big thanks to Chris from http://www.nat32.com for his fast adaption of his XAMPP Control Panel. <!– What is new? Now we have adapt the Linux and Windows Version of XAMPP. Please visit the new examples with the new layout in the package 1.3. XAMPP for windows was tested on Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000 and XP Professional. Many thank you to Nemesis for some nice batch files! And thanks to all the helpers in or out our forum for reports and ideas. –> Download older versions of XAMPP (even the “old” WAMPP) directly from Source Forge.

Jump-off point



The Installation

Method A: Installation with the Installer
Method B: “Installation” without the Installer
»I want to start XAMPP without setup!«

The Practice

Practice 1: Start, stop & test XAMPP
Practice 2: Installing a particular server as a service
Practice 3: Installation of Addons
Practice 4: The XAMPP upgrades

A matter of security (A MUST READ!)

The XAMPP Security console

The Uninstallation

Method A: The Installer version
Method B: Installation from ZIP and 7-ZIP package

Basic Questions

Question 1: What is the “Lite” version of XAMPP?
Question 2: Where should I place my web content?
Question 3: Can I move the XAMPP installation?
Question 4: How can I generate “automatic start sites” or default start pages?
Question 5: How can I switch between PHP5 and PHP4 and back?
Question 6: Where can I change the configuration?
Question 7: Do I have to go online to work with XAMPP?
Question 8: Where is what?


Where can I get more information (FAQs, etc.)?
XAMPP and services



You can download XAMPP for Windows as three different variations:

Easy and safe: XAMPP with a comfortable installer.
ZIP archive
For purists: XAMPP as ordinary ZIP archive.
Self-extracting ZIP archive
Economical: XAMPP as very small self-extracting 7-ZIP archive.

XAMPP Windows 1.6.7
[Basic package]
Apache HTTPD 2.2.9, MySQL 5.0.51b, PHP 5.2.6 + 4.4.8 + PEAR + Switch, Openssl 0.9.8h, PHPMyAdmin 2.11.7, XAMPP Control Panel 2.5, Webalizer 2.01-10, Mercury Mail Transport System v4.52, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.25, SQLite 2.8.15, ADODB 4.98, Zend Optimizer 3.3.0, XAMPP Security, Ming. For Windows 2000, 2003, XP, VISTA. See also README
Installer 38 MB Installer
MD5 checksum: 510c9a4935c70325e25d8485b415ba76
ZIP 88 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 07eb7344cb72ee7d38f02e4f644d3897
EXE (7-zip) 32 MB Selfextracting 7-ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 45bf16f8552ef10abb77fc42066eb2ac
Devel Package 1.6.7 Development Package with Include and Lib-Files from the Apache 2.2.9, MySQL 5.0.51b, PHP 5.2.6 + 4.4.8, OpenSSL 0.9.8h, zlib 1.2.3..
ZIP 12 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 67c3eb49358d0bb7d07fe75a996803b2
EXE (7-zip) 5 MB Selfextracting 7-ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 9031b57f00fc247c76be028bc9d2252e
Upgrade Package 1.6.7 With Apache 2.2.9, MySQL 5.0.51b, PHP 5.2.6, phpMyAdmin 2.11.7, PEAR for XAMPP 1.6.6 + 1.6.6a. CHANGES
Installer 24 MB Installer
MD5 checksum: 68b5b4cec15ec9d47fd04f9208dbfa18
ZIP 65 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 1b94f3d202477fcbad326ed7e92f1621
EXE (7-zip) 21 MB Selfextracting 7-ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: ae90ee7fd14abf1e75f1040ce045c646

* XAMPP Add-Ons

The following packages are extensions (add-ons) for the above XAMPP package.

Perl 5.10.0-2.2.9-pl1
XAMPP 1.6.7
Apache 2.2.9
Perl 5.10.0 and mod_perl 2.0.4 Add-on package for the current XAMPP 1.6.7 with Apache 2.2.9. Needs NT, 2000 or XP systems! For the older XAMPP Version you need the older Perl XAMPP add-ons on www.sourceforge.net. See also README + PPM Modules inside
Installer 20 MB Installer
MD5 checksum: 8e9d771d331245c12e32c70a2a8c8abe
ZIP 33 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 7566eba2b527274466fa0c6a9a3e287c
EXE (7-zip) 18 MB Selfextracting ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: ee3f3365093854889e38108cb41cae45
Tomcat 6.0.14
XAMPP 1.6.x
Tomcat 6.0.14 and mod_jk 1.2.26 for the XAMPP base package 1.6.x. NEEDS SUN J2SE SDK 5/6. The Addon Installer is build for the XAMPP Installer Version only. See also README
Installer 8 MB Installer
MD5 checksum: 3d5a665f888b14b20a4ede5d6c786d83
ZIP 11 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 9eb2ae920bf292e67f677a5f1e8dbe67
EXE (7-zip) 8 MB Selfextracting 7-ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 9a535973fc185cdaa9361e75ad867ba1

* XAMPP Lite

»XAMPP Lite« is an additional extra small XAMPP edition. It’s the successor of the old MiniXAMPP. But in contrast to the big XAMPP it’s not updated really often.

XAMPP Lite 1.6.7 XAMPP Lite is a very reduced version of XAMPP with Apache 2.2.9 + PHP 5.2.6 + MySQL 5.0.51b + phpMyAdmin 2.11.7 + OpenSSL 0.9.8h + SQLite 2.8.15. For lovers! For the lite versions exist no upgrades or addons. XAMPP Lite is an only “Take-Run-Delete-Forget-it” package.
ZIP 51 MB ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: fedc3b545355cc5be4b8d1a2ce127419
EXE (7-zip) 19 MB Selfextracting ZIP archive
MD5 checksum: 9b2b3b08e4605aeb11960ceec858598b

Author: Kay ‘Birdsinging’ Vogelgesang
Last modification: Thu 07 Aug 2008 11:10:16 AM CEST
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