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vBulletin 4.0


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windows* mac
linux** unix

forum bulletin-board bbs

vBulletin often seen used on a wide variety of sites and is consider a popular commercial forum software package. The first version of vBulletin was released in 2000 and since then many years of development and innovation has shaped the product to what you see today. The look and feel of vBulletin can be changed - either fit into an existing design or create to an entirely new site built around the forum software with a unique design.

It has all of the features you would expect form a professional forum: Threading, avatars, wysiwyg editing, post rating, member reputation and calenders both private and public. Additionally vBulletin allows you to created paid forum subscription by integrating to a number of payment services and gateways (e.g. PayPal). Multiple languages and translation are also supported by vBulletin.

Open source vBulletin alternatives

phpBB 3.0.0
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
phpBB is open source flat style forum software written in PHP programming language. It supports most major database systems, enabling smooth and problem-free installation. Once installed, the forum... Read more
IceBB 1.0-rc8
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
IceBB is an upcoming bulletin board/forum software. Since its initial release in 2004 IceBB has slowly gained in popularity and features. Today it is a feature rich forum software package that... Read more

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