FUDforum is a templatable forum with i18n support based on PHP and either MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or SQLite. It features a user/group management system, a multi-lingual spell checker, both flat and thread message views, a private messaging system with multi-user forwarding capabilities, poll file attachments, and much more. It is an extremely fast and scalable forum that can fulfil the needs of both small and large forum operators.
PunBB is a fast and lightweight discussion board. Its primary goal is to be a faster, smaller, and less graphic alternative to otherwise excellent discussion boards like phpBB, Invision Power Board, and vBulletin. It has fewer features than many other discussion boards, but is generally faster and outputs smaller pages.
miniBB is a flat, linear, highly customizable BB. It features MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MSSQL support, table name definitions, color skins, language packs, HTML templates, access control, smilies, search, basic BB codes, member titles and ranks, moderators, email notification, statistics, encrypted cookie logging, IP and user ID tracking and bans, spam protection, "sticky" topics, a powerful admin panel, and more.
PHPX is a Web portal system, blog, Content Management System (CMS), forum, and more. It is designed to allow everyone to be able to have feature-rich, interactive websites even if you do not know a bit of programming. Some key features include fully-integrated forums, downloads, an image gallery with slideshow and auto-thumbnailing, support ticket system, a GUI interface for Web page content management, news with topics and instances, and a whole lot more. It allows you to fully customize the look of your site.
The RealizationEngine is designed from the ground up to facilitate group communication and collaboration. It will store that communication to built and manage an institutional knowledge base. It is accessible from any Web browser or Web-enabled device. Classified information is easily restricted to authorized individuals. Information can be compartmentalized, restricted, or published openly, as appropriate, all from the same system. Ideas are coherently threaded, and every message is searchable in a single location and in the context of the messages related to it.
Zorum is an easy-to-install Web-based forum, message board, or bulletin board. It requires a MySQL database, and the PHP4 script module. Features include an easy Web-based install, embedded administration, a style manager, personalization, threaded and linear views, moderators, password reminder, post blocking rules, bb code, mark unread messages, and much more.
Blursoft MetaForum utilizes AJAX to generate a unique forum experience. Threads and posts auto-update in real time, with no refreshing required. User-based moderation ensures only the most interesting topics emerge above your viewing threshold, and private threads invite multiple users to engage in a private conversation. Complete with advanced quoting mechanisms, CSS based templates, and statistically normalized user rankings, MetaForum is a fresh, fast, efficient, and completely new perspective on forums and message boards.
The Scout Portal Toolkit (SPT) is a turnkey software package that allows groups or organizations who have collections of knowledge or resources they want to share via the Web to put that collection online without a big investment in technical resources. It includes keyword and fielded search engines, a recommender system, a metadata editor, user agents (push technology to notify users of new resources), forums (bulletin boards), resource quality ratings, resource annotations by users, and support for multiple dynamic user interfaces, selectable on a per-user basis.