The default MAMP WebStart page provides links to access utilities such as phpMyAdmin, phpInfo, SQLite Manager, phpLiteAdmin and the MAMP website.

MAMP - WebStart


  • phpInfo
    phpInfo shows you information about PHP configuration.

    MAMP - WebStart - phpInfo

  • phpMyAdmin
    phpMyAdmin is a web-based database administration tool written in PHP. Your MAMP instance of phpMyAdmin can be accessed through a link in the WebStart page Additional MySQL users can be created using the User Accounts tab.

  • phpLiteAdmin
    phpLiteAdmin is a web-based SQLite database administration tool written in PHP with support for SQLite3 and SQLite2.

  • APC
    The Alternative PHP Cache (APC) is a free and open opcode cache for PHP. You can learn more about APC here.

    MAMP - WebStart - Tools - APC

  • eAccelerator
    eAccelerator a free open-source PHP accelerator & optimizer. You can learn more about eAccelerator here.

  • XCache
    XCache is a open-source opcode cacher. You can learn more about XCache here.

  • OPCache
    OPcache improves PHP performance by storing precompiled script bytecode in shared memory, thereby removing the need for PHP to load and parse scripts on each request. You can learn more about OPcache here.

    MAMP - WebStart - Tools - OPCache


  • Documentation
    A click on this menu item opens the documentation for MAMP.

  • Screencasts
    A click on this menu item opens our channel on YouTube. There you will find numerous screencasts about MAMP.

  • Bugbase
    A click on this menu entry takes you to the bugbase. If you have found a bug in the software, you can enter it there and we will fix it as soon as possible. Of course you can also enter suggestions for improvement or wishes there.


Several examples show how to connect to the databases (MySQL, SQLite) using PHP, Python, Perl and Ruby. Examples for the connection to SQLite are available in PHP.