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    vichan Alternatives

    vichan is described as 'A modern, full featured and actively developed imageboard engine (similar to Futaba, Kusaba and 4chan). Based on (and compatible with) Tinyboard' and is a Image Board in the Social & Communications category. There are seven alternatives to vichan for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, NGINX, Apache HTTP Server and PHP. The best alternative is Kusaba X, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like vichan are FoolFuuka (Free, Open Source), Wakaba (Free, Open Source), Saguaro Imageboard (Free, Open Source) and Project Mitsuba (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 5, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Kusaba X is open source imageboard software written in PHP, a continuation of the kusaba imageboard software, which Trevor has quit supporting.

      Discontinued

      Website returns 403 forbidden error, SourceForge repo not updated since 2013.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • NGINX
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      FoolFuuka was designed to serve two different purposes: (1) as a front-end for Asagi, a 4chan fetcher, and (2) an image-based bulletin board.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Wakaba is an image board script very strictly modelled after the Futaba and Futallaby scripts. Wakaba borrows quite a bit of HTML code and translated text from Futallaby.
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    1. Saguaro is a small branch of the image board software futallaby.

      Discontinued

      Last update seems to have been from 2018. See https://github.com/saguaroib/saguaro

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    2. Project Mitsuba is an opensource (AGPLv3 licensed) image board software written in PHP and using MySQLi.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Lightweight PHP image board with MySQL, SQLite, or flat file database support. Very easy to install and use.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      LynxChan is an imageboard/chan engine with the following goals: Fully support users not using javascript. Make information available in json format. Support the most amount of users with the least hardware power. Modular front-end.
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