(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Softaculous Ltd., the developer of Softaculous Auto Installer that simplifies Application deployment on various hosting platforms, today announced that they have grown their library of Applications based around Open Source software to include additional applications : Symfony2, jqPlot, PHPlot, ElyCharts, jsMorph, php.JS, PeoplePods, AlegroCart, osCommerce3, FUDforum, Storytlr, Fork, Modernizr, WIODE, selfoss, Hotaru CMS, miniBB, JSZip, Chyrp, WideImage, HTML Purifier, Roundcube, ArticleSetup, etc. These additions bring the total number of applications in the Softaculous Apps library to 260.
Softaculous Auto Installer integrates into popular hosting control panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, H-Sphere and Interworx and allows the user to install any application by the click of a button. There are lots of script categories like blogs, forums, micro blogs, wikis, social networking, image galleries, ERP, Project Management, Educational, etc. One can also upgrade these applications when new versions become available. Softaculous also offers Demos, Ratings, Reviews and screenshots of the various applications.
“This year we added 85 Apps in Softaculous, Webuzo and AMPPS, and we are extremely excited to be able to offer 260 applications to our users,” said Pulkit Gupta, Softaculous founder and CEO. “and the best part is we are still adding more apps which will further empower our customers to easily review, deploy and manage these powerful applications. We have also made huge progress with AMPPS and Webuzo.”
To address the needs of different hosting providers, Softaculous is available as a Free product or as a Premium product. The Free version has only 60 apps while the Premium version currently has 260 Apps.
The Softaculous apps library already contains popular applications, including: WordPress, b2evolution, StatusNet, Drupal, Joomla, Concrete5, phpBB, MyBB, SMF, bbPress, Coppermine, Gallery, Mediawiki, DokuWiki, TikiWiki, Elgg, Dolphin, OpenX, SquirrelMail, LimeSurvey, Piwik, Mantis, SugarCRM, WHMCS, PrestaShop, Magento, CraftySyntax, osTicket, Moodle, Claroline, etc.
This year the company also launched AMPPS for MAC and Windows. AMPPS can be used by Enterprises, SMB’s and Web Developers. Softaculous AMPPS is available as a Free product which can be installed on Microsoft Windows Desktop and Servers as well as on the Mac OS. AMPPS now has 260 Apps to serve the needs of different users. “AMPPS is specially beneficial to the Web Developers as they will not have to spend time installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, PERL, Python seperately and also they can install various blogs, cms, wikis, forums, etc. on their desktops by the click of a button. If you are a web developer and have not tried AMPPS, you have certainly not tried the best WAMP or MAMP stack” said Pulkit Gupta, COO of Softaculous Ltd.
Softaculous Apps are also available in the form of Virtual Appliances. The Virtual Appliances (called Webuzo) contain all the necessary server software required to power the various Apps. Webuzo is a LAMP stack with Softaculous installed on a CentOS Machine. Webuzo can help any user deploy Web Apps on their Desktops or in the Office. Recently the Webuzo Team announced support for the Amazon Web Services Cloud allowing Webuzo to be deployed in the Cloud which helps users to access their apps from anywhere.
Softaculous was founded in 2009 with the goal of helping users to deploy apps by the click of a button. Softaculous is already being offered by leading Data Center’s and Web hosting companies around the world.
It is very easy to find, deploy, manage, backup applications using Softaculous. One can also deploy apps in the office using Softaculous Webuzo.
For more information, visit http://www.softaculous.com/