Alternatives to Discourse for all platforms with any license

  • Disqus icon


    Disqus is the web’s most popular discussion system. It's a global comment system that improves discussion on websites and connects...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Windows Phone Wordpress

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    Since its creation in 2000, phpBB™ has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. Like its predecessors, phpBB™ 3.0...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PHP

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    Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun. It's simple, fast, and free.

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    Simple Machines Forum

    Simple Machines Forum — SMF in short — is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Get Satisfaction

    User or customer feedback system with voting facility about proposals done by users. Similar function as the UserVoice system.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • bbPress icon


    bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Its focused on web standards, ease of use, ease of integration...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • MyBB icon


    MyBB is the free and open source, intuitive, extensible, and incredibly powerful forum software you've been looking for. With...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Invision Power Board (abbreviated IPB, IP.Board or IP Board) is an Internet forum software produced by Invision Power Services, Inc....

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    vBulletin (abbreviated as vB) is a commercial Internet forum software produced by Jelsoft Enterprises. It is written in PHP using a...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone PHP

  • Vanilla icon


    Vanilla provides a standards-compliant, multi-lingual, theme-able and pluggablecommunity forum software that powers discussion forums...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • XenForo icon


    A compelling community experience. Intuitive. Social. Engaging. Fast. XenForo brings a fresh outlook to forum software.

    Commercial Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • FluxBB icon


    FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. FluxBB was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    NodeBB is an open source forum software that's free and easy to use. A community forum allows you to engage and retain...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted GitHub

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    Burning Board

    WoltLab Burning Board is a fast, professional and reliable discussion board solution for your internet site.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux MySQL Community Edition Self-Hosted PHP

  • Spirit-Project

    Spirit is a modern discussion platform. Notifications Receive an automatic notification everytime someone mentions your @name...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    PunBB is a fast and lightweight PHP-powered discussion board. It is released under the GNU General Public License.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Master Comments System

    Master Comments System is a very compact comments system with basic options: Comments can be accepted from all users or only...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    Mybema is a free and open source online community platform built using Ruby on Rails. It allows you to run and manage a self-hosted...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    Forum(s) built with JavaScript ( with CoffeeScript ) and for the database distributed by the...

    Open Source macOS Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python ... JSON JavaScript ZeroNet

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    it's basically a closed source self hosted new and re-thinked forum solution, which can also work as commenting system.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • TangoBB icon


    TangoBB, formerly Iko, is an open source forum project that aims to create a free forum for everyone with the standards of web 2.0. ...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

  • VoxPopuli icon


    With VoxPopuli widget you can hear your customers and find new ideas for your business, products and services. Your users want to be...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    OCFHollaines Discontinued

    PCFHollaines is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. OCFHollaines was designed as a lighter, faster...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • YaBB icon


    YaBB is a free Perl forum (bulletin board) system that has rivaled professional message boards for years. YaBB provides chat for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Perl

  • Kunena icon


    Kunena is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required. Want to know...

    Free Self-Hosted Joomla

  • IkoBB

    IkoBB is a new open source bulletin board which aim it is to fullfill the wishes and dreams of it's community. New technologies...

    Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

  • Ning icon


    Ning is the social platform for the worlds interests and passions online. Millions of people every day are coming together across Ning...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    GZ Forum Scripts

    Gz Forum Scripts is an open source online forum software. It provides an easy way to manage posts, topic, replies, categories and...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • PunBB.NET

    PunBB.NET is a forum written using the ASP.NET technology. This forum is simple, fast and lightweight. The forum's core itself...

    Open Source Windows

  • PlushForums icon


    Plush is the most polished, user-friendly forum experience ever, featuring real-time discussions, beautiful design, an...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Flazy icon


    A web application not bloated with superfluous features or complicated configuration settings. Flazy is a simple yet powerful tool —...

    Free Self-Hosted

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    Krowdify Notes

    Krowdify provides tools which deepen your audience’s engagement with your content, gets your audience interacting with each other, and...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    PHP Forum Script

    PHP Forum Script by PHPJabbers is the perfect online forum software for all kinds of websites! It contains all must-have features of a...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    GraphComment is the next generation comments system. No more disorganized discussions piled on several pages. With GraphComment, you...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Drupal Tumblr Joomla Blogger ... Wordpress

Discourse Comments

Awesome forum software

Positive Comment by Thelle
about Discourse Jan 2014

Discourse is pretty awesome forum software - best I've tried!

If it could to voting and edit suggestion like Small Quora iconQuora it would be completely killer!