New XAMPP 1.8.2 for Windows, Linux and OS X


We are excited to announce that we just released a new stable version of XAMPP that includes PHP 5.4

This version of XAMPP includes the following improvements:

  • Updated main components PHP to 5.4.16, MySQL to 5.5.32, Apache to 2.4.4, phpMyAdmin 4.0.4
  • Updated Linux and Mac OS X versions of XAMPP, which had not been updated for a while. Moving forward, we aim to keep them up to date and perform releases at the same time as the Windows version.
  • Updated the XAMPP Control Panel to 3.2.1 for Windows
  • New manager tools for Linux and OS X that allows starting / stopping servers using a GUI interface.
  • New GUI installers for Linux and OS X that match the Windows GUI installer.
  • Support for 64bit versions of Linux and OS X.
  • Expanded the number of BitNami-packaged applications compatible with XAMPP. It now includes WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!, Magento, Mediawiki, Moodle, SugarCRM, DokuWiki, ownCloud and phpBB. You can download free, one-click installers at We plan to continue to expand the number of supported apps.
  • Added support for Instaclient Oracle library for PHP (

Thanks to all users that tried the previous Beta version and reported issues, specially to hackattack142 for the new version of the Control Panel for Windows. We continue working on a new Beta version that will ship the latest PHP 5.5.

BitNami & The Apache Friends Team