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Version 5.1 released

We’ve just released version 5.1 of MAMP & MAMP PRO. This update is available for download and contains some bug fixes and improvements.


  • Updated components
    • MySQL 5.7.23
    • phpMyAdmin 4.8.3
  • New components
    • Extensions to use Redis from PHP, Perl, Python & Ruby


  • Fixed a crash when retrieving the MySQL password


  • The Create Snapshot toolbar item gets highlighted again when a snapshot is being created.
  • The Memcached and Redis extensions for PHP are now only enabled when GroupStart is enabled for these servers.
  • PHP versions can be removed from inside MAMP PRO.
  • Fixed a crash when reading the user ID
  • Edit windows support proxy icons in the titlebar – when possible.
  • The checkbox “Automatically resolve aliases and symbolic links” now works correctly in open dialogs.
  • You can no longer create snapshots if there is not enough free disk space.
  • Host-specific ports are no longer ignored.
  • Fixed a crash when creating/restoring a snapshot
  • Added MySQL user “mamp” as a “root” stand-in for emergencies

Don’t hesitate to report any other bug you may find to our bugbase so we can fix it as quickly as possible.

Take five!

MAMP & MAMP PRO Version 5 for macOS out now and contains a wealth of new features and improvements to make your work as a web developer much easier: Transfer your WordPress projects directly from MAMP PRO to your live server, or import an existing WordPress site into MAMP PRO. * Even a server migration is now possible without great effort. The new snapshot function allows you to save development steps and restore them at any time as needed. Use the new Host View to group your hosts into folders. And many more.

Users of version 4 get a reduced upgrade price.

* For WordPress publishing and importing functions, please check system requirements.