Features

ServBay's feature set is tailored for modern web development, offering versatility and efficiency. It supports multiple PHP versions, enabling concurrent running of different versions for diverse project needs. Node.js support extends its capabilities to JavaScript-based projects, making it a comprehensive toolkit.

Quick version switching enhances productivity, allowing seamless transitions across different environments. The local DNS feature simplifies network request management, crucial for local testing. Additionally, ServBay provides a secondary development package for customized software recompilation, meeting unique project requirements. This combination of features makes ServBay a flexible and powerful solution for developers.

Download ServBay 1.3.8
ServBay is free and is compatible with macOS 12 or newer
Features
Features\Plan ServBay ServBay Pro
Pricing
Pricing free $99
Free version 5 hosts, Ulimited functions /
Free trial / 14 days
Functions
macOS support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Native macOS App Swift + SwiftUI Swift + SwiftUI
Install package size 13 MB 13 MB
Package upgradeable ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Security updates ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Oprating System
Non-intrusive ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Launch at login ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Start with system ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
CLI support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
APP GUI
Newbie friendly ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Quick control/Menubar ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Service control panel ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multilingual ✅ Yes, 12 languages ✅ Yes, 12 languages
Easy to use APP ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Configurable via GUI ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Easy backup ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Hosts / Websites
Configurable via GUI ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple Hosts ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Max Hosts 5 unlimited
Custom Domains ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Custom TLDs ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple Domains/Alias ❌ No ✅ Yes
SSL support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Free private/self-sign SSL ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Local private/self-sign CA ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Selectable PHP Version ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Static Web Support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Reverse Proxy ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Docker/Node.js Proxy ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Redirection(301/302) ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Programing Languages
PHP support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple PHP versions 5.6 - 8.4 5.6 - 8.4
PHP 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple PHP instances ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Instantly switch PHP versions ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Node.js support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Node.js 22 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple Node.js versions 12 - 22 12 - 22
Instantly switch Node.js versions ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Web Servers
Apache HTTPd ❌ No ❌ No
NGINX ❗️ No, Coming soon ❗️ No, Coming soon
Caddy ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Databases
MySQL support ❌ No ❌ No
Multiple MySQL versions / /
Instantly switch MySQL versions ❌ No ❌ No
MariaDB support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple MariaDB versions 10.4 - 11.5 10.4 - 11.5
Instantly switch MariaDB versions ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
PostgreSQL support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Multiple PostgreSQL versions 10 - 16 10 - 16
Instantly switch PostgreSQL versions ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Redis support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Memcached support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
SQLite 3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Tools
phpMyAdmin ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Adminer ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
OpenSSL ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Composer ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
cURL ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
npm ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
pnpm ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
yarn ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Mail Server
Built-in Mail Server ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
DNS
Built-in DNS Server ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Custom domains 5 unlimited
hosts file manage GUI ❌ No ✅ Yes
host domain resolution via /etc/hosts ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
host domain resolution via local Built-in DNS Server ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Common PHP Modules
APC/APCu ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
xDebug ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
opcache ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
IMAP ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
gd ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
cURL ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
OpenLDAP ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
mysql ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
pgsql ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
sqlite ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
pdo-* ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
sodium ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MongoDB ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
redis ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
memcache ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
memcached ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
imagick ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Phalcon ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Swoole ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Tunnels/Reverse Proxy
Cloudflared ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
frpc ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Development tools
Development Library ✅ Yes, Independent package ✅ Yes, Independent package
Re-Compile support ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Additional PHP Extensions Compile ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Support
Documents ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Community ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
E-Mail ❌ No ✅ Yes
Pay support ❌ No ✅ Yes
Discord/Telegram ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
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