PunBB compared to other discussion boards

Features

Comparison between various software and their features. PunBB is in bold.

Flat Threaded User-selectable themes Calendar Image attachment Unread message tracking WYSIWYG Editor
AEF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
Beehive Forum Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
FluxBB Yes No Yes No No Session No
FUDforum Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
FusionBB Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full No
IceBB Yes No Yes No Yes Full No
Invision Power Board Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
MercuryBoard Yes No Yes No Yes Session No
MiniBB Yes No Yes Yes Yes Full No
MyBB Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
NextBBS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
Phorum Yes Yes Yes No Yes Full Yes
phpBB3 Yes No Yes With MOD Yes Full Yes
PunBB Yes No Yes No No Session No
Quicksilver Forums Yes No Yes No Yes Full No
SMF 1 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
Think Tank Forums Yes No No No No Full No
UBB.threadsYes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Planned
UseBBYes No Yes No No Session No
Vanilla Yes No Yes No No Full No
vBulletin Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Full Yes
Vikingboard Yes No Yes No No Full No
XMB Yes Yes Yes No Yes ? No
Flat Threaded User-selectable themes Calendar Image attachment Unread message tracking WYSIWYG Editor
Data Storage

Information about what data storage system can be used.

Software Flat Files MySQL PostgreSQL MSSQL Oracle SQLite Firebird
AEF No Yes No No No No No
Beehive Forum No Yes No No No No No
FluxBB No Yes Yes No No Yes No
FUDforum No Yes Yes No No Yes No
FusionBB No Yes No No No No No
IceBB No Yes No No No No No
Invision Power Board No Yes No Yes (60$) Yes (60$) No No
MercuryBoard No Yes No No No No No
MiniBB No Yes No No No No No
MyBB No Yes Yes No No Yes No
NextBBS No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Phorum No Yes Yes No No No No
phpBB3 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PunBB No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Quicksilver Forums No Yes No No No No No
SMF 1 No Yes No No No No No
SMF 2 No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Think Tank Forums No Yes Yes No No No No
UBB.threads No Yes No No No No No
UseBB No Yes No No No No No
Vanilla No Yes No No No No No
vBulletin No Yes No No No No No
Vikingboard No Yes No No No No No
XMB No Yes No No No No No
Software Flat Files MySQL PostgreSQL MSSQL Oracle SQLite Firebird

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