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The Big List Of Forum Software

On this page you find some decent forum software and also links to sites that are actually using them.

Consider also to check out this site called Forum Software Reviews that offers beside reviews also live demos of pretty much every forum software (No registering required. Just enter the provided username and password and then instantly check out the functions, looks and behavior of the forums)

In case you don’t want to host a forum by yourself but still want to have a free one you can check out some ad supported forums on The Big List Of Remotely Hosted Forums


Invision Power Board

Price: 150$ (or starting from 10$ monthly hosted on their servers)

Forums That Use Invision Power Board

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vBulletin

Price: 195$

Forums That Use vBulletin

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Simple Machines Forum

Price: Free

Forums That Use SMF

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MyBB

Price: Free

Forums That Use MyBB

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phpBB

Price: Free

Forums That Use phpBB

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Vanilla Forums

Price: Free

Forums That Use Vanilla Forums

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