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

MAMP PRO - WebStart


  • phpInfo
    phpInfo shows you information about PHP configuration.

    MAMP PRO - WebStart - phpInfo

    To access the phpInfo of each host, see the Settings > Hosts > General section.

  • phpMyAdmin
    phpMyAdmin is a web-based administration tool written in PHP. It allows you to modify data and perform administrative tasks such as creating new databases. Your MAMP PRO instance of phpMyAdmin can be accessed through a link in the WebStart page. MAMP PRO includes two versions of phpMyAdmin to support the different versions of PHP. The dynamic selection of the phpMyAdmin version is based on the PHP version set on the localhost host.

    The source files for these instances of phpMyAdmin can be found in “/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/phpMyAdmin” and “/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/phpMyAdmin5”. 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 PRO - WebStart - Tools - APC

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

    MAMP PRO - WebStart - Tools - eAccelerator

  • XCache
    XCache is an open source opcode cache. You can learn more about XCache here.

    MAMP PRO - WebStart - Tools - XCache

  • 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 PRO - WebStart - Tools - OPCache


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

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

  • Bugbase
    A click on this menu item will take 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 your suggestions or wishes there.


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