bbBoard v2 is the best message board software, guaranteed*! bbBoard is completely customisable and code-modifiable, in various languages. Because of bbBoard's clean interface and auto-installation and updation features, it makes it an uncomplicated tool for even the novice computer user! bbBoard can be accessed using a cellular phone (WAP), NNTP, Telnet, and MSN Messenger. And you still can interact by posting, sending PMs, using the Chat feature, visiting the Calendar or posting a webcam recording.
Unlimited boards - each customized just the way you like it and fully threaded. Unlimited, personal, colored membership handles. All configurations for everything are done online through the web browser. IP/URL banning, search engines for each bulletin board. More info on the site.
CuteCast bulletin board offer you the perfect combination of speed thrills and knockout features. Whether you want unlimited boards and categories, ability to add your own custom emoticons on the fly, invite-a-friend feature, ranking system or et cetera, CuteCast provides the tools you need to make your homepage more interactive and entertaining.
Gilland Forum Software is your way to bring your website community together. Feature packed, including multiple topics, categories, user registration, profile editing, searching, user deactivation, pinning and closing threads, email notification, topic subscription, template system, language packs and much, much more. Can easily compete with all the popular forum engines!
Colloquius is a simple but powerful BBS engine. The package contains a members database which is used for authentication and administration. Users can post, edit and delete messages, as well as create and update profiles. Administrators can moderate messages or topics, and can fully configure the board via the web.
Forum Express is a child of the old Gilland Forum Software. Written to suit small website, FE is extremely fast and reliable. Has only the core features needed, and not all the added fluff of more popular boards.
MyBoard is a powerful, easy-to-use and easy-to-install free message board program. It includes a lot of features: Supports multi-languages, Changable color scheme, Customizable skin scheme, Ranks of member can be defined, Email notification of new replies to the subscribers (optional), Unlimited levels of subforums, Polling system and more.
The Speakers Corner program combines two functions: a threaded discussion board and an online guestbook. Both are applications where the end user gets the right to write some ascii data to the webserver, which can be read immediately by all other users. The difference is the organisation of the data: with a guestbook, every new contribution is shown on top or on the bottom of the page, with a discussion board reactions on contributions of others will be places togeter with them.
The Oneliner is a kind of message board where you can leave small messages, a little like a tagwall. Besides it's very small and neat, it may look anyway you want so it'll fit any design. You may also specify the number of rows that should be displayed. Other features are multiple content files, archiving, censoring and spam protection. This script requires SSI.