Very easy to use, intuitive, 100% freeware, secure, Windows based web server (HTTP Daemon) with a multilingual graphical user interface and a real-time on-screen connection log. Has a small footprint of just 608KB (not compressed!) and can be easily configured in just a few minutes. Allows for you to host websites and share files directly from your computer (no need to pay for web hosting), and share as many files and folders as you like. Supports the resuming of broken downloads, and supports direct HTTP file upload (easy to use and convenient). Supports CGI, PHP, and Perl. Collects comprehensive statistical information, which is viewable locally and remotely via a web browser (password protected). Customizable 404 and other error pages, customizable colours and fonts of file listings, and supports index files. Supports Common Log Format and Extended Common Log Format. Restrictable access by password protection and by IP address range allowing/blocking. Can be run as a service on NT based systems. This server can even be run without installing. Can easily host several domains simultaneously using native support. Contains absolutely No ads, banners, spyware, or nags.
-Quick and easy to use Alias system to share your content containing folders, such as your pictures and your music.
-User-friendly, sortable, colour configurable file listings, so your visitors can see what files you are sharing.
-Direct Web browser based upload support, so your visitors can send you files directly through your Web site.
-Supports download resume and byte-ranges (useful when streaming MP3s).
-CGI support, including PHP and Perl support, so that you can set-up a forum or add other useful things to your Web site.
-Supports special CGI based tricks (for advanced users)
-Comprehensive visitor statistics is collected and can be viewed in your Web browser.
-Native support for hosting mulitple domain names is built in for free (unlike with the leading competitor).
-You can restrict access to the server by only allowing certain IP addresses, and/or by requiring that the visitors enter a password to get in. (uses digest authentication to help protect your password)
-You can run the program without installing (good for those times while using a friend's or co-worker's computer).
-Can be configured to hide in the system tray (stays out of the way).
-Can be configured to log requests to a text file (see who accessed the server and when).
-All settings changes take effect in real-time without you needing to restart the server, and without interrupting any in-progress downloads.
-Very easy to setup and use.
(Linux use requires Wine)