XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and to use.
Includes: Apache 2.4.25, MariaDB 10.1.21, PHP 5.6.30, phpMyAdmin 18.104.22.168, OpenSSL 1.0.2, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2, Webalizer 2.23-04, Mercury Mail Transport System 4.63, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41, Tomcat 7.0.56 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector), Strawberry Perl 7.0.56 Portable
The term XAMPP is an apparent acronym . However, there is no official acronym expansion specified on the Apache Friends website. Their homepage header reads “XAMPP Apache + MariaDB + PHP + Perl”, indicating that this abbreviation is a recursive acronym .