Alternatives to Flarum for Self-hosting with any license

  • Discourse

    Discourse is an open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. A modern forum, everything's been redesigned to be easy. Self-hosted...

    • The two apps are very similar, but Discourse is more mature and has a richer feature-set thanks to more active, sustainable development. erlend_shJul 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Web Self-Hosted Ruby JavaScript Docker

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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 community within minutes. Its powerful...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • XenForo

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

    Commercial $ $ $ MySQL Community Edition Self-Hosted MariaDB PHP

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  • NodeBB

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

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted MongoDB Redis Cloudron

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  • Vanilla

    Vanilla provides a standards-compliant, multi-lingual, theme-able and pluggablecommunity forum software that powers discussion forums on 800,000 sites. It's...

    Freemium Web Self-Hosted

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  • YaBB

    YaBB is a free Perl forum (bulletin board) system that has rivaled professional message boards for years. YaBB provides chat for visitors where they can post any time...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted ... Perl

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  • Spirit-Project

    Spirit is a modern discussion platform. Notifications Receive an automatic notification everytime someone mentions your @name, quotes you or answers to your...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • LayerBB

    LayerBB is a small yet feature rich community software which enables you to quickly and easily start your own community. It offers great flexibility and easily...

    Free Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • FUDforum

    FUDforum (Fast Uncompromising Discussion Forum) is a free and open source web discussion forum. FUDforum combines an extensive feature set while maintaining the ability...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • C-BOARD

    Discussion Board for project collaboration with WBS-design, CFLX and advanced team mate profiles. Open Source, available for free, installed/ deployed within a few...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows Phone Self-Hosted

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