OSQA Alternatives

    OSQA is described as 'is the free, open source Q&A system you've been waiting for. Your OSQA site is more than just an FAQ page, it is a full-featured Q&A community. Users earn points and badges for useful participation, and everyone in the community wins' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OSQA for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is Stack Overflow. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Stack Exchange or Question2Answer. Other great apps like OSQA are Scoold (Free, Open Source), Codidact (Free, Open Source), Hypersay (Free Personal) and Bitfortip (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 3, 2021

    1. Stack Overflow, part of Stack Exchange, is a free, community-driven, reputation-based Q & A site for computer programmers. No membership is required to ask questions or provide answers to questions by others.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 84 [and counting] question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      A Q&A site helps an online community to share knowledge. No matter what your area of interest, people with questions can get super answers fast. Question2Answer is a popular Q&A solution.
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    2. Scoold is inspired by StackOverflow and implements most of its features. You can ask and answer questions, upvote and downvote posts, earn badges and reputation. Each edit creates an new revision, making it easy to follow the history of edits. Scoold is optimized for the cloud.
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    3. Ever had a question? Ever had an answer? Ever had knowledge to share? We believe that coming together to inquire and learn, to share knowledge and to teach each other, makes the world a better place.
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    4. Hypersay is a platform for interactive presentations that massively increase engagement. Keep your audience engaged with polls, questions, private notes and live slide sharing. Store, enrich & deliver presentations from your cloud.
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    5. Tip Bitcoins as an incentive | Earn Bitcoins for being helpful.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      Askbot is a Q&A system, like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers and some others. Askbot is based on code of CNPROG, originally created by Mike Chen and Sailing Cai and some code written for OSQA. Askbot is open-source and can be self-hosted for free; hosting plans are paid.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Create a forum for your co-workers, students, volunteers, contributors, users, and community. Use Talkyard for: 1. Your non-profit. Listen to those you help, and your volunteers. 2. Your students. Answer their questions. Let them help each other.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Ask life questions and answering to questions.
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