NewsLeecher Alternatives

    NewsLeecher is described as 'tool made for fetching and managing articles from the Usenet. It downloads Usenet articles in a snap, and uses its inline engine to assemble and decode all the downloads' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NewsLeecher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is NZBGet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NewsLeecher are nzb360 (Freemium), GrabIt (Freemium), HelloNzb (Free, Open Source) and NewsBin (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 28, 2020

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      Development for Unison has been discontinued and the software is no longer maintained, but last version has been released as free by Panic.

      show more
    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].
      show more


      • 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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      The official website of NZB Leech. NZB Leech is a simple native usenet download client for android. Import nzb files into NZB Leech and download on the go! You need a newsgroup provider to use this app. Available on Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and SlideMe for PayPal users.
      show more
    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.
      show more


      • 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.
      show more
      • 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.
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Unzbin is a tiny yet very powerful Usenet nzb client.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.8, was released on April 2010, but it can be still downloaded from SourceForge

      • 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.
      • 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.
      show more
    Showing 20 of 38 alternatives