Jitbit AspNetForum vs. TinyBB vs. YetAnotherForum.NET vs. FUDforum vs. phpBB

General Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Version
6.6.0
1.4
v1.9.3
3.0.9
3.0.8
Release Date
2010-05-04 (11 years ago)
2011-01-31 (10 years ago)
2009-04-21 (12 years ago)
2018-05-17 (3 years ago)
2010-11-19 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2010-05-06 (11 years ago)
2012-11-26 (9 years ago)
2009-08-02 (12 years ago)
2018-11-01 (3 years ago)
2011-06-22 (10 years ago)
Author
Jitbit Software
Jake Steele
Tiny Gecko
The FUDForum development team and user community.
The phpBB Group
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Proprietary
PHP license
GPL v2.0
GNU General Public License
General Public License
License cost
$139
$0
Free
Free
0.00
Main View
Classic forum list
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Setup Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Installation method
manual
manual
wizard
wizard
wizard
Upgrade method
manual
manual
wizard with manual interactions
wizard
wizard with manual interactions
Hosting available
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Technology Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Programming Language
C#
PHP
ASP.NET, C#
PHP
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
3
Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database
1
MySQL Database
1
Microsoft SQL Database
7
DB2 Database, Firebird Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
6
Firebird Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
Other Storage
MS Access
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
BBCode
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
No
Optional
Plugin
No
Quoting
Nested
None
Nested
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Attachments
Multiple files
No
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
No
Forums Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trashcan Forum
No
No
Optional
Yes
No
Anti-Spam and Security Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Warnings
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Suspension
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bans
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Logging
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Reports
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Other
Plugins available
Several others like SpamBot detection, prevent new users from posting links, etc.
Plugin-based CAPTCHA system, Newly Registered Users permissions
Notification Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
RSS/ATOM
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
Private messaging with instant notifications
Plugins available
Yes - via ICQ, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, Jabber, Google Chat or Skype.
Jabber
Bookmarks
No
No
Patch
Yes
Yes
Community Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Patch
Signatures
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Moderation Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Moderators
global and forums
global, forums and threads
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Search Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Full-text search
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
No
Session tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Customization Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Languages
0
0
0
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Templates
CSS only
None
global and forum specific
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Skin-Editor
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Smiley Packs
Yes
Optional
Yes
Patch
Yes
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Calendar
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Friendly URLs
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Data Management Jitbit AspNetForum TinyBB YetAnotherForum.NET FUDforum phpBB
Available Importers
Pruning
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Archiving
No
No
No
Optional
No
Export Formats
Plugins available
PDF (Adobe), ATOM, RSS, RDF, HTML
SQL Dumps in .sql, sql.gz, and .sql.bz2
Export private messages
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Lo-Fi View
Yes
No
No
Optional
Yes
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