Alternatives to MyBB for all platforms with any license

  • Flarum

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

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

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    • Still early development, limited features by comparison and forum structure/layout are quite different from traditional. Good features by default, but not the same methodologies for those comfortable with traditional discussion boards. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • phpBB

    Since its creation in 2000, phpBB™ has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. Like its predecessors, phpBB™ 3.2 “Rhea” has an easy to use administration...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PHP

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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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  • bbPress

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

    Free Open Source Web

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  • vBulletin

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • FluxBB

    FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. FluxBB was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to some of the traditional feature heavy...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • PunBB

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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MyBB Comments

Comment by envira
about MyBB · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

hello,i have been using mybb for mu forum.Really thanks to the developers,as i got a good platform to manage my site.
It is simple,easy to use,user friendly forum software.I, by profession a doctor,do not know much about websites and forum management,and with mybb i have done my best.I would recommend this for opensource lovers and a perfect 5/5 stars.
the plugins are also easy to install unlike phpbb,which i have used before and faced many problems.
now in its development stage i think MYBB has th capacity to compete with vb,ipb.
my site www.mimspace.co.cc

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