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If you just updated to Mac OS X Yosemite and MAMP stopped working for you, this tutorial will provide a very simple fix.

The Problem

Mac OS X Yosemite and MAMP Problems

The problem is that after starting MAMP, the Apache Server won't start.

The Solution

Open up Finder in your Mac, then:

  • Go (top menu)
  • Go to Folder...

Type in /Applications/MAMP/Library/bin then click Go

Rename the envvars file to _envvars

Go back to your MAMP control panel and click the Start Servers button.

Voila - It's Fixed

Now you can use MAMP as usual. Enjoy!

About the author

Nick is the Director of Support at OSTraining and you can find him in almost every area of the site, from answering support requests and account questions to creating tutorials and software.