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    SABnzbd

    SABnzbd is a free/open-source cross-platform binary newsreader written in Python. It simplifies the process of downloading from Usenet dramatically, thanks to its...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    NZBGet

    The most efficient usenet downloader. NZBGet is written in C++ and designed with performance in mind to achieve maximum download speed by using very little system...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    NewsBin

    NewsBin Pro is a Usenet NNTP newsreader that downloads and decodes binary file attachments to Usenet posts.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Unison icon

    Unison

    A powerful Mac usenet client to browse usenet, create and reply to messages and download files. Built-in inside unison you have a PAR2/un-RAR and file joiner so you...

    Free Mac

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    • Discontinued Development for Unison has been discontinued and the software is no longer maintained, but last version has been released as free by Panic.
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    GetNZB

    GetNZB is a free Newsreader software with integrated NNTP access for downloading files from Usenet. Register and get free Trial account now! GetNZB - Powerful and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • GrabIt icon

    GrabIt

    GrabIt is a free application that enables you to easily find and download content from Usenet news servers. The familiar looking interface makes selecting and...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Nzbvortex icon

    Nzbvortex

    The small and efficient NZB client for OSX, optimized for performance and ease of use. NZBVortex is very fast in comparison to other usenet clients because it will try...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Usenet Cloud icon

    Usenet Cloud

    Service that downloads from usenet newsgroups to your cloud for free. Cloud-based NZB downloader!.

    Free Personal Web

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  • HelloNzb icon

    HelloNzb

    HelloNzb - The Binary Usenet Tool With HelloNzb you can download (binary) files from Usenet servers via NZB index files. The software is based on Java and can thus...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Leafnode icon

    Leafnode

    Leafnode is a software package that implements a store & forward NNTP proxy (client and server) that supports TCP connections across IPv4 and IPv6. It can be used to...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    NewsLeecher

    NewsLeecher is a tool made for fetching and managing articles from the Usenet. It downloads Usenet articles in a snap, and uses its inline engine to assemble and decode...

    Commercial Windows

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    Hogwasher

    Newsgroup reader for OS X Threaded discussions Follow complex discussions at a glance with a graphical thread tree display. Powerful filtering Extensive...

    Commercial Mac

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    MicroPlanet Gravity

    Gravity is a usenet news client for reading news over NNTP on Windows Operating Systems. Gravity has been a popular newsreader since 1996 when it was developed by...

    Open Source Windows

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    Binreader

    Simple, no-nonsense NZB download manager. Cross-platform, runs everywhere. Handles RAR and PAR2 files automatically. Streams media files while you download. Supports SSL...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    LottaNZB

    Simple and automated Usenet downloader for Newzbin (NZB) files. LottaNZB features a refreshingly simple interface and fits perfectly into your GNOME Desktop. *...

    Open Source Linux

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alt.binz Comments

This software is no longer free!The last version that is fr ...

Comment by mistaecko
about alt.binz Jun 2011

This software is no longer free!

The last version that is freely available (0.25.0) dates back to mid-2009. Development is carried on (last version: 0.31.6 released May 2010) but forum access to the support section as well as the download section is only available to 'contributors'. One has to 'donate' at least 15 EUR to gain contributor status.

"[23th April 2009]
To gain access to contributors section (and to new versions) you must donate 15€ (15 Euros) or more.
Please, fill out Comment field(Instructions to merchant) on paypal page with your forum username."
source: http://www.altbinz.net/forum/index.php?topic=984.0

I am not sure about the new license terms, but I would categorize this software rather as 'commercial' than as 'free', since it is not real 'donationware' either (donations are mandatory!)

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