Abyss Web Server

Compact, easy to use and feature-rich

Abyss Web Server is a compact web server available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems.

Despite its small footprint, it supports HTTP/1.1, secure SSL/TLS connections (HTTPS), IPv6, on-the-fly HTTP compression, dynamic content generation through CGI/FastCGI scripts, ISAPI extensions, native ASP.NET, reverse proxying, eXtended Side Includes (XSSI), custom error pages, password protection, IP address control, anti-leeching, bandwidth throttling, and log rotation.

It also features an automatic antihacking system as well as a multilingual remote web management interface that makes its configuration as easy as browsing a web site.

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Supported operating systems

All editions (32-bit and 64-bit) of Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
All editions (32-bit and 64-bit) of Windows Server 2012, 2008, Home Server, and 2003
Windows 2000, NT 4.0, ME, 98, and 95
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.5 (Leopard), 10.4 (Tiger), 10.3 (Panther), and 10.2 (Jaguar) on PowerPC and Intel-based Macintosh computers
Linux for Intel x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) : any modern distribution - needs GLIBC 2.4 or later - Kernel 2.4 or later

Available in two editions

Depending on your use and your needs, you may choose one of the two available editions (what's the difference?):

Abyss Web Server X1 Free Download
Free personal edition. It isn't a trial version or a demo. It is a fully usable personal web server with no limitations, no nag screens, no spyware, and no advertisements.
Abyss Web Server X2 Buy Now
Professional edition priced at US $59.95. It is a professional web server which comes with 1 year of update protection (includes free access to new versions and priority technical support).

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Abyss Web Server X1 vs. Abyss Web Server X2
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Overview of Abyss Web Server capabilities
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Abyss Web Server X1 is used worldwide and X2 customers are from more than 50 countries.
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