GrabIt Alternatives for Linux

    GrabIt is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is SABnzbd, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GrabIt and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GrabIt are NZBGet (Free, Open Source), HelloNzb (Free, Open Source), Binreader (Free) and URD (Usenet Resource Downloader) (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 27, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SABnzbd is a free/open-source cross-platform binary newsreader written in Python.
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      Most users think SABnzbd is a great alternative to GrabIt.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.
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      Some users think NZBGet is a great alternative to GrabIt, some don't.


    1. HelloNzb - The Binary Usenet Tool
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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 storage appliances.

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      Official website unavailable, download may be accessible through download sites.

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    2. URD is a program to identify, locate, and download binaries from usenet (newsgroups) through a web interface. It utilizes the spotnet protocol [Read Spotnet, Spotweb].
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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 downloads by hand is fun.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Kwooty is a nzb binary grabber for KDE 4 that makes usenet downloading easy. Besides being multi-server support, it automatically verifies, repairs and extracts archive files downloaded from usenet.
    3. Newsflash Plus is a powerful Usenet binary reader which provides lots of advanced features like integration with archivers and media players, automatic par2 archives repair, scripting via the embedded Python interpreter and much more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Leafnode is a software package that implements a store & forward NNTP proxy (client and server) that supports TCP connections across IPv4 and IPv6.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      * Automatic joining of multi-part posts * Automatic decoding of posts, using the uudeview library (yEnc supported) or an internal decoder * Multiple servers support, with priorities and fallback if an article fails on a server and is present on another server *...
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