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They are all on the same big page here, the one and only place where all miniBB-related stuff is collected. Download everything you need at once - and free! All our packages have been compressed in ".zip" format, contents are 100% open source, do not contain any viruses or spyware - guaranteed!

  • Forum Software - main miniBB script, changes history and upgrade tool from the versions earlier than 1.7g.
  • Core Add-ons - over 20 original miniBB extensions and third party add-ons, which enhance your board, keeping oriented for easy upgrades.
  • Extra BB codes - additional snippets to format look & feel of the forum messages.
  • Tutorials - extra examples of how to use some non-destructive code tactics in miniBB.
  • Synchronizations, Integrations - tutorials which help you to synchronize your current system's users data with miniBB.
  • Language Packs - over 40 third party translations available! Feel free to submit your update or new language pack to us.
  • Skins - change the look of your board just by copying a CSS file. Welcome to create and upload your own skin!
  • Icons - picture food for your forums.

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Columns legend: the first column contains a link to a file which you may click on and download. The second column describes the generic miniBB version, the offered package is compatible with this version at least and above. If you want to check versions of paid add-ons, study them in the Paid Extensions area. All packages are always compatible with the latest miniBB release. Date shown means the package was recently updated at this date. Third column contains information about the author(s) of the file; and the last column optionally may contain some extra information about the file.

Basic forum software and important extras
miniBB miniBB ® 3.0.3
19-Sep-2013
miniBB.com The currently and only supported version of miniBB. Check the installation and upgrade instructions inside the archive (README.txt for the new installation). See it in action: on our Live Forums (always up-to-date version) or Demo Forums (there might be a slight delay in updates).
Updates' History 19-Sep-2013 miniBB.com Updates' history and instructions of upgrading intermediate versions of miniBB 2.x series, also as SQL commands file for upgrading your database. Read miniBB Upgrade Manual on how to use these instructions effectively.
Database upgrading script - miniBB.com convdb.php - database upgrading utility (from 1.7f to the latest release or from 2.0 RC2b to the latest release - updates number of topics, posts, user messages number, latest post time, latest poster username)
Subscription codes upgrading script - miniBB.com renew_subcodes.php - the script to renew subscription codes, as they were provided in miniBB 3.x.
Add-ons (Plugins, Extensions... however you call them)
Human Authorization (CAPTCHA) 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Protects your forums from automated spam and flood, at the same time allowing guests to post. High level of customization disallows recognition programs to encode it. Test it in action on our support forums or test forums.
Keyword-rich URLs 3.0
14-Feb-2012
miniBB.com The package of few various modules, which will transform internal forum hyperlinks on-the-fly, so they contain related keywords. Must-have for SEO fans! We're using one of such modules on our Community Forums.
Mobile Template 3.0
30-May-2013
miniBB.com The package, which comes for free for the default Mobile solution for miniBB. With some snippets from the Paid Mobile extension, we're using this for the Mobile Version of Forums.
Smilies 3.0
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Allows to put smiley images in messages. Test it in action!
Avatars 3.0.1
17-Jun-2013
miniBB.com Choose pre-defined, and/or upload avatars from disk. Test it in action!
Signatures 3.0
17-Feb-2012
miniBB.com Allows to displays member's signature under each message. Test it in action!
File Upload, Attachments and Mini-Galleries 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Allows to attach files to your messages and create mini-galleries within picture forums. Click here for more info or test it in action!
File Bank 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com A standalone "file uploader" script, which allows to keep all files in one place, and include them in forum postings; concatenated with forums' membership. Click here for more info or test it in action!
Private Messaging Service 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Allows forum's registered users to communicate with each other privately. Click here for more info or test it in action!
Polls & Surveys 3.0
6-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Universal Polls solution for your forums, allowing many Polls in the same topic, or one Poll per topic, or all polls collected in one section. Guests may be allowed to vote securely. Click here for more info or test it in action!
Photo Album 3.0.1
17-Nov-2013
miniBB.com Allows forum members to share images of their own in the profile, that way turning your forums into a lively dating board. Click here for more info or test it in action!
Forums Checker 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com The tool for the instant checking of unread messages. Click here for more info.
Profiles Checker 3.0.1
25-May-2013
miniBB.com The tool for the instant checking of member profile updates. Test it in action!
Favorites 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Allows to store and watch favorite topics. Test it in action on miniBB forums.
"Anti-Guest" 15-Mar-2013 lime, Paul Guests and new users can not post URLs, email addresses and forbidden words. Developed in collaboration with 3rd party. Test it in action!
First page news 3.0.1
22-May-2013
miniBB.com Allows to display recents posts or topics on a standalone page, such as a website's first page. That one you may check on our main site now (on the left).
RSS 3.0.1
20-May-2013
miniBB.com RSS feed for your forums [RSS format 2.0]. Enabled at our Live Forums.
Who's Online 3.0
30-Apr-2014
miniBB.com Instant displaying of online guests and members on forums. Test it in action!
Pre-moderation 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Hide topics/messages from public, until they are approved by administrator. Click here for more info or test it in action!
"Bad" words filter 3.0
15-Dec-2010
miniBB.com Replaces defined "bad" words with asterisks. Test it in action!
Preview 3.0
18-Mar-2014
miniBB.com Simple preview of messages before posting them to forums (appears in a pop-up window, requires JavaScript). Test it in action!
Members List 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Generates a list of currently registered members with few searching and sorting options. Test it in action!
Direct email 3.0
6-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Allows any visitor to send an email to forums member via form, if member has disabled showing email to public. Email is sent via the same function miniBB uses by default. Anti-spam engine works when tied-up with Captcha add-on.
Moving Replies 3.0
2-Jun-2014
miniBB.com Allows forums administrator to move POSTS between different topics, also as move separate post to a new topic. Test it in action!
Merge Topics 3.0
15-Dec-2010
miniBB.com Allows forums administrator to attach the newer topic to the end of the older, or "merge" two topics into one. Test it in action!
Multiple Topics Action 3.0.1
26-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Allows to delete or move multiple topics at once, marking them with boxes appearing under topics listing.
Unchecked Topics Indicator 3.0
17-Nov-2013
miniBB.com Puts a special icon near topics titles and/or forums, indicating unread messages inside of them.
Check User's IPs By ID 3.0
27-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Being board's administrator, you may analyze IP addresses of a registered forums member knowing his ID. Click here for more info or test it in action!
Users Month Stats 3.0
2-May-2012
miniBB.com View statistics of number of user replies by given month. Test it in action!
Disclaimer 3.0
26-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Disclaimer approval before Registration. Test it in action!
New Configurable Topic Form 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
miniBB.com Display the New Topic Form on the Main Forums page and a separate Topic Form on the Topics page.
Calendar 2.0 Juan Carlos Udias, miniBB.com Browse calendar to view messages posted at the certain day.
Content Rotator 3.0
3-May-2012
Tom from 'seothatworks', miniBB.com Rotates ten different html or text snippets (ads, banners...) for the certain forum's topics.
Extra BB codes
Color Picker 3.0
16-Mar-2012
miniBB.com Allows to pick up the color of your message text just with few mouse clicks, avoiding manual entering of the BB color code. Test it in action!
YouTube Videos 3.0
27-Feb-2014
miniBB.com Allows to embed YouTube videos in postings. Test it in action!
Vimeo Videos 3.0
27-Feb-2014
miniBB.com Allows to embed Vimeo videos in postings. Test it in action!
Bulleted List 3.0
11-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Allows to post bulleted lists in messages. Test it in action!
Spoiler 3.0
12-Apr-2012
miniBB.com For posting "hidden" messages about something not straight-visible. Test it in action!
Highlight Text 3.0
11-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Extension to the default [hl] tag of miniBB, appearing as a button to members only. Test it in action!
Tutorials
Creating a "mobile" version of forums 3.0.1
03-Apr-2013
Paul Detailed tutorial about how to add/create the additional (simplified/shortened) miniBB layout, compatible with smartphones, mobile or portable devices.
Adding new user's profile field 2.0
14-Mar-2008
Paul Detailed tutorial about how to add a new custom field to user's profile and display it on forum. Birthday and China Horoscope code snippets are included.
Essential Nickname 3.0
30-Apr-2012
miniBB.com JavaScript tutorial for forcing anonymous users to enter their nickname when posting. Test it in action!
Gender 3.0
30-Apr-2012
miniBB.com Specify Gender dropdown in user's Profile. Test it in action!
Custom Rankings 2.0 RC6
14-Mar-2008
miniBB.com Custom user rankings based on posts amount appear in posts. Test it in action!
miniBB + Wordpress = Love :-) 2.2, 3.0+
17-Dec-2008
miniBB.com Make your Wordpress users able to post with the same authorization on forums. Wordpress version: 2.7 and up.
Synchronizations, Integrations
Synchronizing 3rd party software's users database with miniBB 2.0, 3.0+ miniBB.com This guide shows how miniBB could be intergrated destructively with almost every common users database.
"Determine Fields" 2.0, 3.0+
19-Oct-2005
miniBB.com A simple script which will help to determine field number indexes quickly. Useful for those who are creating/adding new user profile fields in miniBB.
Language packs

Packages below refer to 3rd party translations which can't be controlled and/or supported by miniBB team. If you find some mistakes or defects, feel free to edit the pack and re-upload it for miniBB team. You will get whatever credit you wish, incl. link to your project WWW page. In the list below, a "version" indicates miniBB release by which this package was first offered, not version of the language pack. Most of the newest miniBB releases came with additional language variables, they were added at the end of each pack in English.

Albania Flag Albanian 1.7
fimmi, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Egyptian Flag (symbolizing Arabic) Arabic 2.3
ar-minibb.biz.nf Language pack
Windows-1256
Belarusia Flag Belarusian 2.2
3-Jul-2008
Sergei Stanislawchik Language pack,
email templates
Windows-1251
Bosnia Flag Bosnian 2.0
6-Oct-2005
SeQuniX, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Bulgaria Flag Bulgarian 2.0 RC6e
19-May-2006
Pierrot, miniBB.com Language pack
Windows-1251
Andorra Flag Catalan 1.7 simkin, Dylaks, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
China Flag Chinese (Simplified) 3.0
13-Jan-2012
Sluke, waterg Language pack,
email templates
GBK, UTF-8
China Flag Chinese (Traditional) 3.0
13-Jan-2012
Sluke, waterg Language pack,
email templates
GBK, UTF-8
Croatia Flag Croatian 1.7 Davor Tomizh, miniBB.com Language pack
Windows-1250
Czech Republic Flag Czech 2.5
13-March-2011
Angrandir Language pack,
email templates
iso-8859-2, UTF-8
Denmark Flag Danish 1.7
Kenneth Fribert, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Netherlands Flag Dutch (Netherlands) 2.0 RC5
27-Jan-2006
Marco, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Estonia Flag Estonian 1.7
Veigo, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Finland Flag Finnish 3.0.1
22-Mar-2013
Petri Ikonen, Korinaa kuopasta Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
France Flag French 2.0.5b
28-Sep-2007
Marc Leygnac Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Spain Flag Galician
(Galego - Spanish dialect)
2.1
31-Dec-2007
egalego Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Georgia Flag Georgian 1.0
26-Oct-2005
Revaz Eristavi, miniBB.com Language pack
UTF-8
Germany Flag German 3.0.1
5-Apr-2013
Jaime, calamillor.org) Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Greece Flag Greek 2.0 RC5
5-Jan-2006
Spiros Doikas, The Greek translation vortal, miniBB.com Language pack
UTF-8
Greece Flag Greek 2.0 RC5
5-Jan-2006
Spiros Doikas, The Greek translation vortal, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
Windows-1251
Israel Flag Hebrew 2.0 RC5a
27-Mar-2006
Goran Ljubuncic, photo-id.org, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
UTF-8
Hungary Flag Hungarian 2.0.2
7-Sep-2006
Koles Mihaly, Seth, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates; translations for Poll, Smilies, Who's Online plugins
ISO-8859-2
Indonesia Flag Indonesian 2.0.2
20-Oct-2006
Yudhista Aditya, Layanan Web Hosting Indonesia, miniBB.com Language pack, email templates
ISO-8859-1
Italia Flag Italian 2.3
28-Jun-2009
Michelangelo Turillo Language pack, email templates
ISO-8859-1
Japan Flag Japanese 2.1
13-Nov-2007
Mitsuhiro Yoshida Language pack,
email templates
UTF-8
The flag of North Koreag The flag of South Korea Korean 1.7 sam, miniBB.com Language pack
EUC-KR
Iraq Flag Kurdish 2.2
13-Aug-2008
Webchin.org Language pack
UTF-8
Latvia Flag Latvian 1.7 Virtualis Solutions, miniBB.com Language pack
Windows-1257
Lithuania Flag Lithuanian 3.0.1
25-Nov-2013
Žygimantas Žąsytis Language pack,
email templates
UTF-8
Malaysia Flag Malay 1.7 Aiesa Saad, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Norway Flag Norwegian 2.0.3 Hein Tore Tonnesen, Ole Martin Handeland Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Iran Flag Persian 3.0.1
01-May-2013
looti.net Language pack,
CSS
UTF-8
Poland Flag Polish 2.2
26-Jan-2009
Jakub Trojanowski, Michal Szczesny Language pack
ISO-8859-2, UTF-8
Portugal Flag Portuguese 1.3 Grupo Easylogics, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Brazil Flag Portuguese (Brazil) 2.0.2
20-Sep-2005
Inacio Guerberoff, Flavio Jarabeck, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-1
Romania Flag Romanian 2.0
1-Oct-2005
BeGe, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-2
Russia Flag Russian 3.0.1
15-Mar-2013
WebBook, 2ramil, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
Windows-1251
Serbia Flag Serbian (Cyrillic) 1.7 Radionica za srpski jezik i kulturu, Valjevo, miniBB.com Language pack
UTF-8
Serbia Flag Serbian (Latin) 1.7 Radionica za srpski jezik i kulturu, Valjevo, miniBB.com Language pack
UTF-8
Slovakia Flag Slovak 2.0 RC6e
8-Jun-2006
Fedor Tirsel, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-2
Slovenia Flag Slovenian 1.6 Iztok Stotl, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-2
Spain Flag Spanish 3.0
5-Apr-2012
SebasGnu at Hispalinux, UnSleep, Marc Antonsen, K3_, adsarticle.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Sweden Flag Swedish 2.0 RC3a Suzana Ramadani, Christian Ohlsson, Lars Holmbring, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
ISO-8859-1
Thailand Flag Thai 1.0 Oran Chidenzee, miniBB.com Language pack,
email templates
Windows-874
Turkey Flag Turkish 2.0.2
24-Oct-2006
Aylin Ozturk, Plusediz Group; Kaan Hanošlu, miniBB.com Language pack
ISO-8859-9
Ukraine Flag Ukrainian 1.7 Victoria Shevtsova, miniBB.com Language pack, email templates
Windows-1251
Pakistan Flag Urdu 2.0.4
15-May-2007
Rozinya Khanum Language pack, additions
UTF-8
Viet Nam Flag Vietnamese 3.0
17-Feb-2012
Krixtal Fashion Language pack,
email templates
UTF-8
Forum Icons
Mini Icons 19-May-2005 Mark James, famfamfam.com Set of 144 GIF icons, 16x16 pix wide
Various icons 20-Jun-2002 'Various artists' Older example icons of what miniBB team has collected and designed
What forum owners say about miniBB: That's great forum. Simple, nice, no futilities. as written by... Jiri Safra
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