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A Desktop App Server for HTML, MD files for Developers and Enthusiasts.


AppServer is a Multi Talented Server System with versatile Use Cases. It works as:

  • Desktop App Server for serving HTML, CSS, JS etc files from a folder for viewing in browser along with functional ajax system.
  • Partial Proxy Server for transfering request at a local port to a remote server. This facialtes in studing request pattern and resources being used.


  • Converts any desktop folder into website right from your desktop.
  • If index.html is missing, also automatically visualizes an index of files available.
  • Works as Proxy Server for viewing assets used by site.
  • Monitors the folder for changes and updates the page if found changed.
  • Can remember your earlier folders.


Upcoming Features

  • Autoupdate System
  • Port conflict resolution via porthog
  • Native System Notifications
  • Option to output logs to physical file
  • Multiple Themes
  • System Tray Support
  • "Run in Background" Mode
  • Log Filtering
  • Advanced Live Reload
  • Custom Response Headers
  • Multiple server root directories with different ports
  • Realtime connection monitoring & statistics

This project is inspired from I thank the authors for this nice application and making it Open Source.

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab