Alternatives to MyBB for all platforms with Free 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 OS X 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 OS X 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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  • 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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  • 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 OS X 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 OS X 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 OS X 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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