ikbin Alternatives

    ikbin is described as 'open source PHP/MYSQL binary news group indexer, search engine, and nzb creator. It is the same engine behind the popular binsearch.info site. Binmash mashup of rss feeds and usenet search results that can run without a database'. There are eight alternatives to ikbin for Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is Spotweb, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ikbin are Spotnet (Free), nZEDb (Free, Open Source), Newznab Plus (Paid) and Newznab Classic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 2, 2018

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Spotweb is a decentralized usenet community based on the Spotnet protocol. Spotweb requires an operational webserver with PHP5 installed, it uses either an MySQL or an PostgreSQL database to store it's contents in.
    1. Spotnet is a usenet client that utilizes a peer-to-peer indexing method where users "spot" content on usenet, notifying other clients that the content is there and available.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      nZEDb is a newsgroups indexer. nZEDb automatically scans usenet, similar to the way google search bots scan the internet. It provides a web-based front-end providing search, browse, and programmable (API) functionality.
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      • Self-Hosted
      newznab is a usenet indexing application, that makes building a usenet community easy. There are two versions. Newznab Classic, the open source version, and Newznab Plus, the commercial version.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      newznab is a web application written using php, pear and mysql, which runs on linux, windows and mac, and is available in two versions. Newznab Plus, the commercial version, and Newznab Classic, the open source version.
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    2. An open source usenet search indexer written in the Java language.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      FTD is a software client and community built around Usenet. Volunteers identify content uploaded on Usenet then submit a pointer or "spot" of the spotted content to the FTD index where all FTD users can easily browse through available content.

      Discontinued

      The centralized servers operated by the community were shut down in 2011 making the program no longer work.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      nnplus is an nzbs.org clone PHP/Smarty application, which supports the indexing of usenet headers into a mysql database and provides a simple web based search interface onto the data.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued. Last updated in 2011.

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