Pan Alternatives

    Pan is described as 'newsreader, loosely based on Agent and Gravity, which attempts to be pleasant to use for new and advanced users alike' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is SABnzbd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pan are nzb360 (Freemium), HelloNzb (Free, Open Source), NewsBin (Paid) and Nzbvortex (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 28, 2020

    1. 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.
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      • 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.
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      • Windows
      Agent is a powerful newsreader and email program for managing your communications: * Multiple News Servers · Agent makes it easy to automate access to all your News Servers and NZB Sites while minimizing your connection costs.
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      • 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.
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      • 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



    2. Gravity is a usenet news client for reading news over NNTP on Windows Operating Systems. Gravity has been a popular newsreader since 1996 when it was developed by MicroPlanet.
      • 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Xnews is a freeware Usenet newsreader created by Luu Tran. It is written in Delphi, and it is 100% GNKSA 2.0 compliant. Some of its features were inspired by the program NewsXpress.

      Discontinued

      Official site inaccessible but app sill available at download sites.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KNode is a KDE-application to access Usenet newsgroups and mailing lists. KNode is your usenet mail reader. Since Plasma 5 KNode isn't part of Kontact anymore.
    3. BinTube Usenet Reader is a Usenet client with video and audio streaming support. Other features include SSL connections, automatic repair of downloaded data and OpenSearch compliant search giving it the capability to find content on most web based Usenet search engines.
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