Average Ratings

6 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $12.00/year
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows

Vendor Details

  • Softaculous
  • www.softaculous.com
  • India

About Softaculous

Automated web application installer for web hosting control panels.


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Softaculous Features

  • Capacity Monitoring
  • Compliance Management
  • Event Logs
  • Hardware Inventory
  • IT Budgeting
  • License Management
  • Patch Management
  • Remote Access
  • Scheduling
  • Software Inventory
  • User Activity Monitoring

Softaculous Reviews Recently Reviewed!


If you have a web server, you need Softaculous!

Sep 02, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: So managing a web server is not always simple....but installing software can be and is with Softaculous. All the top as well as many other open source software platforms are available to be simply and quickly installed via Softaculous. Within less than a minute I can have an installation of Wordpress, or Joomla or one of many others installed and running. As a web developer this is a time and money saver, because I can get down to customizing and creating stunning websites instead of spending time finding and downloading the latest files, then unzipping and uploading via ftp, then creating a database and running through the install package....with Softaculous this is all done for me in seconds. I LOVE SOFTACULOUS!

Cons: The only con I have ever had with Softaculous was they didn't have a software I wanted to install awhile back....well it's now there as they are constantly adding. Other than that, I have no complaints whatsoever.

Overall: Softaculous, keep doing what your doing! Seriously, I have been nothing but thoroughly thrilled with Softaculous and the ease of installing software that it provides. I've been using it on my web server for what must be over 5 years now...I previously used something else and always ran into problems...switched to Softaculous and would never consider anything else now.

Capterra-loader

Softaculous is an app that if very helpful with Wordpress installations.

Apr 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: I like that the library pairs well with web host management systems and is also self-explanatory to use. The icons that accompany the breakdown of the library's portions help display exactly what you need, which is nice. It's the best way to generate the installation of web applications to a website, particularly Wordpress.

Cons: I like how large of a variety Softaculous encompasses, but I do think it can get kind of confusing if you're not used to working with the applications. Because they partner with so many apps, it can be overwhelming to determine the function of each.

Capterra-loader

Makes installing Wordpress easy!

Apr 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: The only software I've ever used Softaculous to install is Wordpress. If your web host has cPanel and you are looking to install Wordpress on your new site, then Softaculous is the way to go. One click and a few fields to fill out and Wordpress is yours!

Cons: Honestly there is nothing I can think of. I have NEVER had to contact their customer support, so I have no idea if they are good or bad.

Best Option for Installing Software

Sep 17, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Large selection of programs to install

Most have demos

Easy to alert Softaculous of updates

Cons: Interface can be slow

Backup option is hidden

Speed up setup/testing of web CMS

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: I was impressed by the amount of software that this tool can install on your hosting server. I've used it to install Wordpress and it relieved me from many boring tasks, and it's especially very easy to test a large number of web applications. Definitely get a hosting that provides Softaculous. It even manages the backups!

Cons: Sometimes updates mess up with the installation and backups stop working. During an installation you may be asked questions that need some knowledge to be answered, and the default answers might not suit your needs. If you're not a provider, Softaculous is not something you should consider installing.

Apr 07, 2017
4/5
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2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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