NZBScout Alternatives

    NZBScout is described as 'Usenet search engine for movies, TV, Audio, Books, Games and PC to find and download NZB files for free. The modern design of the service and user-friendly functionality provide an easy way to find verified NZB files and download it' and is an website in the News & Books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to NZBScout, not only websites but also apps for Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is NZBHydra2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to NZBScout are Binsearch (Free Personal), NZBgeek (Freemium), drunkenslug.com (Free) and DogNZB (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 10, 2021
      • 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Usenet indexer to find and download nzb files throw a modern webbased app with lots of preview material for certain categories. The service helps you to search through usenet newsgroups and download available content even if it was obfuscated.
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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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      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      FindNZB is a great free nzb indexer for Usenet newsgroups. The site offers a free search and download of NZB files. The service is public and open for everyone.
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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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    2. Fast, full-featured indexed usenet search.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      NZBFriends is a free search engine for Usenet network. The indexer crawls 2000+ newsgroups, has a retention of 1600+ days and about 8 million of NZB files in its database.
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