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  • SABnzbd icon

    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 friendly web-based user interface and advanced built-in...

    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 resources.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • NewsBin icon

    NewsBin

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

    Commercial Windows

  • alt.binz icon

    alt.binz

    alt.binz is a powerful binary newsreader, for downloading and managing articles from Usenet. Checking the downloaded files, auto unpausing missing PAR2 blocks, repairing, and finally unraring them, are just a few options in this...

    Free Windows

  • 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 downloading files intuitive and easy.

    Freemium Windows

  • GetNZB icon

    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 convenient Usenet Downloader

    Commercial Windows

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    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 to minimize the download size and has very fast postprocessing....

    Commercial Mac

  • NewsLeecher icon

    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 all the downloads. The powerful featureset and state-of-the-art...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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 run on many platforms (tested on Windows and Linux). Automatic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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 give a regular newsreader offline functionality, merge news...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Hogwasher icon

    Hogwasher

    Newsgroup reader for OS X Threaded discussions Follow complex discussions at a glance with a graphical thread tree display. Powerful filtering Extensive rule-based filtering to keep what you want and get rid of the garbage. ...

    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 MicroPlanet. The newer open source versions are optimized for the...

    Open Source Windows

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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. * Automation - Unless you think that verifying and extracting...

    Open Source Linux

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    Unzbin

    Unzbin is a tiny yet very powerful Usenet nzb client. It offers the following features: - Multiple downloads - Automatic message decoding - Full Yenc support UUencode & base64 support - Automatically pauses Par's until...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 1.8, was released on April 2010, but it can be still downloaded from SourceForge
  • Xnews icon

    Xnews

    Xnews is a freeware Usenet newsreader created by Luu Tran. It is written in Delphi, and it is 100% GNKSA 2.0 compliant. Some of its features were inspired by the program NewsXpress.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Official site inaccessible but app sill available at download sites.
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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 encryption and IPv6. Also supports the QNAP and Synology NAS...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • BinTube Usenet Reader icon

    BinTube Usenet Reader

    BinTube Usenet Reader is a Usenet client with video and audio streaming support. Other features include SSL connections, automatic repair of downloaded data and OpenSearch compliant search giving it the capability to find content on...

    Commercial Windows

  • X Python Newsreader icon

    X Python Newsreader

    XPN (X Python Newsreader) is a graphical newsreader written in Python with the GTK+ toolkit.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Groundhog icon

    Groundhog

    Groundhog is a newsgroups reader for Android OS devices.

    Open Source Android

  • nnewz

    NNTP client written in C# (Mono). Support for download binary files and nzb file format.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued No activity since 2007.
  • Usenet Explorer icon

    Usenet Explorer

    Usenet Explorer is a binary client for downloading content from Usenet newsgroups.

    Freemium Windows

  • DNews

    News server software providing users with fast access to Internet (Usenet) news groups.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued No longer in active development, but still available for sale.
  • NewsReactor icon

    NewsReactor

    NewsReactor is a tool to download binaries from usenet newsgroups. NewsReactor scans, combines and downloads files from selected newsgroups. This program is shareware. You can try NewsReactor 50 times. You can register NewsReactor to...

    Freemium Windows

Unison Comments

Discontinued, but still working and free

Comment by Neoh
about Unison Dec 2016

I have not tested this a great deal, but it still opens and runs on macOS Sierra. Also, it's now a free download.

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