Pterodactyl Panel

Pterodactyl® is a free, open-source game server management panel built with PHP, React, and Go. Designed with security in mind, Pterodactyl runs all game servers in isolated Docker containers while exposing a beautiful and intuitive UI to end users.

Stop settling for less. Make game servers a first class citizen on your platform.

Why Pterodactyl®

Security First

Security is a first-class citizen on this platform with bcrypt hashing, AES-256-CBC encryption, and HTTPS support out of the box.

Modern Tooling

Built on a modern stack utilizing the best design practices that make it easy to jump in and make modifications.

Docker to the Core

All servers run in isolated Docker containers that limit attack vectors, provide strict resource limits, and provide environments tailored to each specific game.

Free & Open Source

Pterodactyl is 100% free and licensed under a MIT license. All of our code is completely open source as well.

User Friendly

Save the furious clicking and screaming for Overwatch. Pterodactyl's interface is designed so well even Hanzo can use it.


Whether you're a hosting company, the next Hyplex, or just some dudes playing video games, we've got you covered.


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Since 2015 Pterodactyl® has been delivering robust, performant, and secure software that allows individuals, networks, and hosting companies to run game servers at scale; easily. Best of all? No exorbitant monthly costs.

Take the plunge today and discover why thousands of users trust Pterodactyl® to manage their game servers.