The VideoLAN project produces the extremely popular VLC media player software. Their forums provide support for users of the software as well as the development community.
Professional online broker and trading community.
Joomla is one of the leading open-source Content Management Systems. With a userbase of over 400,000, they use phpBB as a reliable platform for support.
OpenOffice.org offers a free and fully-featured office suite which meets the needs of the common consumer all the way up to large enterprises.
Discussion board for the massively popular xkcd web comic. Covering everything from Maths and Science to Logic Puzzles and Forum Games. Over 100k members and 2.4 Million posts.
Avant Browser is a fast and user friendly browser which uses Microsoft's Trident rendering engine. The browser has been downloaded over 22 million times.