ISAPI Rewrite 3 Lite Released


ISAPI Rewrite 3 Lite Edition has been released on and is available for free.

ISAPI_Rewrite 3 Lite is a Freeware URL rewriter for IIS, compatible with Apache mod_rewrite. It supports nearly all Apache mod_rewrite features. It is used for search engine optimization, to proxy another server’s content, stop hotlinking or strengthen server security.


  • Offers same syntax and behavior as Apache mod_rewrite, but supports only global httpd.conf configuration
  • Regular expressions for flexible and powerful configurations
  • Extremely fast and highly scalable pure C++ code
  • Benefits

  • Search engine optimization
  • Prevent content leeching (direct linking)
  • Hide file extensions
  • Block specific hosts, referrers or annoying robots
  • Content negotiation – serving different files for different language or different browsers
  • Download it here.