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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' and is a usenet news client in the news & books category. 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 nZEDb, Spotnet, Newznab Classic and Newznab Plus.

ikbin alternatives are mainly Usenet Search Tools but may also be Usenet News Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ikbin.
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    Spotweb

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    19 alternatives to Spotweb 

    Spotweb is a decentralized usenet community based on the Spotnet protocol.

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    nZEDb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    17 alternatives to nZEDb 

    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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    Spotnet

    • Windows
    21 alternatives to Spotnet 

    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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  4. Newznab Classic icon

    Newznab Classic

    14 alternatives to Newznab Classic 

    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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    Newznab Plus

    • Self-Hosted
    14 alternatives to Newznab Plus 

    Newznab Plus is a usenet indexing application, that makes building a usenet community easy. This is the commercial version.

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  6. nnplus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    13 alternatives to nnplus 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    Discontinued. Last updated in 2011.

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    FTD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    16 alternatives to FTD 

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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  8. Yani - Yet Another News Indexer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    6 alternatives to Yani - Yet Another News Indexer 

    Yani - Yet Another News Indexer, is a Usenet indexing application written in Java.

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