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.
Official Support Forum for Debian, the kernel-based open source operating system. phpBB provides a solid platform for support and discussion.
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.
Gentoo Linux is an open source operating system built on top of the Linux kernel and based on the Portage package management system.
Pixelmator is a popular commercial image editing software for Mac OS X users.
Adblock Plus is one of the most popular Firefox Add-ons in the world, with over 10 Million daily users and over 100k downloads a day. They use phpBB to offer support to their users.