Hi,

The Softaculous AMPPS Team has released AMPPS 2.1 and Softaculous AMPPS 2.4
This version of AMPPS updates PHP, MySQL, MongoDB, phpMyAdmin, fixes few bug and adds new features.

NOTE FOR WINDOWS USERS: You will have to install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 for PHP 5.5
A complete list of changes:

1) The current version of AMPPS for Windows includes:

Softaculous AMPPS 2.4(Softaculous 4.3.0)
Apache 2.4.6
PHP 5.5.4, PHP 5.4.20, 5.3.27 and 5.2.17
PERL 5.10.1
Python 2.7.2 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
MySQL 5.6.14
phpMyAdmin 4.0.7
SQLite Manager 1.2.4
MongoDB 2.4.5(Only 64-bit)
RockMongo 1.1.5
FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41

The current version of AMPPS for Mac includes:

Softaculous AMPPS 2.4(Softaculous 4.3.0)
Apache 2.2.25
PHP 5.5.4, PHP 5.4.20, 5.3.27 and 5.2.17
PERL 5.14.1
Python 2.7.2 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
MySQL 5.6.14
phpMyAdmin 4.0.7
SQLite Manager 1.2.4
MongoDB 2.4.5(Only 64-bit)
RockMongo 1.1.5
Pure-FTPd Server 1.0.35

2) PHP 5.5 now supported by AMPPS on Windows and Mac OS X.

3) Softaculous will work on PHP 5.3 only. It does not depend on currently active PHP now.

4) Clone installation : Users can now clone an installation to test updates or changes on the cloned installation. The guide is available here. Note : Clone is available only for a few scripts at the moment. We will be adding it to more scripts regularly. The list is available here.

5) Added Auto Upgrade feature : Now users can choose to auto upgrade to the latest version of a script as soon as it is available. Admin can also control the list of scripts which can be auto upgraded. (Note : This feature is available for selected scripts at the moment.)

6) Automated Backups : Users can now choose from the install form to take automated backups (i.e. Daily, Weekly, Monthly). Click here for documentation.

7) Added Password Strength check for Enduser while installing any scripts. Admin can limit the minimum required strength for password.

8) Clone hooks : Added pre clone and post clone hooks. The guide is available here.

9) Backup Notes : Added option to save a note for reference while backing up an installation. These notes can be used to choose an appropriate backup to restore. The guide is available here.

10) Added a setting in Softaculous admin panel to disable clone.

11) Added a setting in Softaculous admin panel to disable backups option during upgrade for endusers.

12) Updated the German language.

13) Admin URL of the installation will now be displayed on the Edit Installations page.

14) Now the TOP scripts for the enduser panel can be controlled from Softaculous Admin panel as per the Admin preference.

15) Admin can now display his Custom Scripts in TOP 15 list in the Softaculous Enduser panel.

16) Added check to disallow special characters in directory name while installing any script.

17) In case of scripts with multiple branches, all available versions will be displayed on the script overview page.

18) Now you can check the license information from the command line. Here is the guide.

19) Check HTTPS connection : If user selects to install a script on the https protocol, Softaculous will display a warning to the user if a Trusted SSL certificate is not found on the domain.

20) Detect real version : Admin can now determine the real version of installation(s) and update Softaculous records from Softaculous Admin panel -> Installations (The records are outdated in case the user updates the installation manually). Here is the guide.

21) When editing an installation in Softaculous, the script version of the installation will be detected and also prompted to the user IF it does not match with the Softaculous records. The user will get an option to update the version in our records.

22) Admins can now choose to prepend a prefix for Admin Username field for their endusers on the script install form. Click here for documentation.

23) Database name limit in Enduser Panel is increased to 15.

24) Bug Fix : While installing any PERL script, the script name was not displayed on the Task List page. This is fixed now.

25) Bug Fix : Softaculous was not able to detect upgrade for installations which contained alphabets in version number. This is fixed now.

26) Bug Fix : Added validation for Table prefix to allow only alphanumeric characters and _

27) Bug Fix : While importing installations which have customized admin folder name (e.g. WHMCS), Softaculous was unable to determine the customized folder name. It is now fixed.

28) Bug Fix : Cron command language string was not displayed on edit installation page. It is now fixed.

29) Bug Fix : While installing custom scripts "undefined" was displayed on Task List page. It is now fixed.

30) Bug Fix : The Group order for Softaculous Apps category in cPanel was not saved 1st time when set from Softaculous Admin panel -> Select Top Scripts. This is now fixed.

31) Bug Fix : Script installation was not allowed if the user wanted DB prefix to be empty. This is now fixed.

32) Bug Fix : On the Task List page hyperlink was displayed even for the paths. This is fixed now.

Regards,
The Softaculous AMPPS Team