Groundhog Alternatives

    Groundhog is described as 'newsgroups reader for Android OS devices' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Groundhog for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is nzb360, which is free. Other great apps like Groundhog are NewsBin (Paid), Pan (Free, Open Source), Unison (Free) and URD (Usenet Resource Downloader) (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 28, 2020

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      nzb360 is a full-featured NZB/torrent manager that focuses on providing the best experience possible for controlling all of your usenet and torrent needs.
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      • Windows
      NewsBin Pro is a Usenet NNTP newsreader that downloads and decodes binary file attachments to Usenet posts.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pan is a newsreader, loosely based on Agent and Gravity, which attempts to be pleasant to use for new and advanced users alike.
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    1. 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 don't need any external tools.

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      Development for Unison has been discontinued and the software is no longer maintained, but last version has been released as free by Panic.

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    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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    3. 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.
      • Mac
      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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      NiouzeFire is a usenet newsreader with integrated extracting capabilities. NewsGroup Posting is also available. It allows you to download articles at the maximum rate of your connection, then decode, repair (using PAR2 files) and extract automatically the rar files.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cross-platform Usenet news manager for the desktop.
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      • Windows
      Usenet newsreader and binary grabber for Windows.

      Discontinued

      The main domain name is still registered, however the last archive.org snapshot of the site shows the author no longer offered the software for sale as of 2013.

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