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Original author(s)Adam Hudson[1]
Developer(s)(and Phil Becker)
Initial release1986; 37 years ago (1986)[2][3][4]

BBS Sites that ran on QBBS (QuickBBS) Texas:

AES (Austin Software Exchange) ran for over 10 years - Site offered Files, Message Board, Doors, Games, multi-user chat rooms. First in area to offer ISDN services.
Stable release
2.90 / January 4, 1999; 24 years ago (1999-01-04)
Operating systemMS-DOS
TypeBulletin board system

QuickBBS (QBBS) was a bulletin board system (BBS) application first introduced for MS-DOS by Adam Hudson.[5][6][7]



Multi-User Login



File Transfer

Multi-user interaction

Low Memory Overhead
Written in Borland Turbo Pascal

Other BBS Software Programs[edit]

FidoBBS / FidoNET


  1. ^ Andrew Milner Biography, Bulletin Board Systems, Those BBS Days. ..Andrew Milner wrote RemoteAccess...It began in 1989 as a clone of QuickBBS by Adam Hudson who then worked as a programmer for eSoft (Phil Becker)...
  2. ^ BETA TEST, By Paul Barkley, 03/05/1996, Google Groups, ...GP> 1986 - v1.00 was originally a 1986 Science/Math Fair GP> project by Adam Hudson. (He later released v1.01, GP> v1.02, v2.00, v2.01, v2.03, and v2.04. At the time, he GP> was 16...
  3. ^ Connectivity: BBS Software: RemoteAccess Version 1.01, PC Mag, 10 Sep 1991, Page 276, ...Originally written as a solution to the problem of setting up a compatible QBBS (QuickBBS) system for multiple users,...
  4. ^ Int'l BBSing and Electronic Communications Conference, By Marshall Barry, 15/07/1991, Google Groups, ...The 1991 International BBSing and Electronic Communications Conference (FidoCon '91)...At this historic gathering (August 16–18, 1991) you will hear:...- Adam Hudson tell why he wrote QuickBBS!...
  5. ^ Adam Hudson joins Esoft..., By Erik Jacobson, 02/05/1991, Google Groups, ...Adam Hudson, the original author of QuickBBS, has joined the staff of eSoft, Inc. ...
  6. ^ Still kickin..., By Adam Hudson, 16/03/2004, Google Groups, ..And myself, function as the CTO/Founder of Data393 (www.data393.com) and very much in the consulting side of the world in the areas of networking and security (www.egenity.com)...
  7. ^ Data393 Founders Move On, by theWHIR.com, February 24, 2005, Web Host Industry Review, ..Englewood, Colorado-based...Data393 (data393.com) announced...that co-founders ...and Adam Hudson are resigning as senior officers of Data393 to pursue an entrepreneurial venture related to the data center industry. The new company will be a customer of Data393...

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