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.
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.
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.
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.