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Why migrate to Softaculous?

Softaculous is used by majority of the datacenters and hosting companies to offer a better and actively developed auto installer to their valued customers. Since 2009 most of the hosting companies have been moving away from Fantastico to Softaculous. The easy to use Import utility makes the migration process like a breeze for server admins.

Why Softaculous over Fantastico?

Easy to use API & SDK

Well documented and easy to use API and SDK for your convenience

Daily Updates

Get the updated version of apps within a day

ONE Click Install

Install apps within seconds with just ONE CLICK

Backups and Restore

Configure backups which can be restored if anything goes wrong


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Clone installations

Clone your website to test any changes before you make it to your live site


Most of the apps can be installed if your native language

24X7 Support

Need support ? We are there to help you

WordPress Themes

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Saves Time

Saves time of users as well as web hosting provider

Hassle Free

Hosting provider does not need to manage script packages

Save Costs

Get a better solution at cheaper rate

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380 Apps

Wide range of apps to choose from

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Most important it's because of Security

By offering Fantastico you are not only risking your server's security but also security of your users' data.

Softaculous offers latest versions of applications so that your users install latest and secure apps and your users can upgrade their installations to latest versions. This makes your servers secure and improves branding of your hosting company.

Softaculous core is regularly audited by industry experts to make sure your servers are secure.

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How easy is it to migrate?

1. Install Softaculous (3 commands).

wget -N
chmod 755

2. Import existing installations (1 command).

/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/php /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/import.cmd.php

3. That's it ! You can now uninstall Fantastico !

Lots of servers to migrate ? Leave it to our migration experts. Contact our migration team and get it done at no cost.


Softaculous pricing is half that of Fantastico and gives you the best value for your money. You will get nothing but appreciation from your customers after the migration.

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Purchasing Softaculous for more than 10 servers ? Check the NOC pricing

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Need bulk pricing ? Contact the Softaculous Sales team to get a custom quote.

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