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SABnzbd Alternatives

SABnzbd is described as 'free/open-source cross-platform binary newsreader written in Python' and is a very popular usenet news client in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SABnzbd for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is JDownloader, which is free. Other great apps like SABnzbd are NZBGet, GrabIt, GetNZB and HelloNzb.

SABnzbd alternatives are mainly Usenet News Clients but may also be Usenet Search Tools or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SABnzbd.
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SABnzbd is a free/open-source cross-platform binary newsreader written in Python.

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  1. JDownloader icon

    JDownloader

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    120 alternatives to JDownloader 

    JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.

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    JDownloader vs SABnzbd opinions
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    niXta

    It doesn't have the same features.

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    Danilo_Venom

    jDownloader is also capable of NZB downloads via plugins already included in the default setup.

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  2. NZBGet icon

    NZBGet

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    29 alternatives to NZBGet 

    The most efficient usenet downloader.

    NZBGet is written in C++ and designed with performance in mind to achieve maximum download speed by using very little system resources.

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    Almost everyone thinks NZBGet is a great alternative to SABnzbd.
    niXta

    It's faster and more efficient.

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    GrabIt

    40 alternatives to GrabIt 

    GrabIt is a free application that enables you to easily find and download content from Usenet news servers. The familiar looking interface makes selecting and downloading files intuitive and easy.

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  4. GetNZB icon

    GetNZB

    • Windows
    50 alternatives to GetNZB 

    GetNZB is a free Newsreader software with integrated NNTP access for downloading files from Usenet. Register and get free Trial account now! GetNZB - Powerful and convenient Usenet Downloader

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    HelloNzb

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    37 alternatives to HelloNzb 

    HelloNzb - The Binary Usenet Tool

    With HelloNzb you can download (binary) files from Usenet servers via NZB index files. The software is based on Java and can thus run on many platforms (tested on Windows and Linux). Automatic archive verification via PAR2, automatic RAR archive.

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    1.  PortableHelloNzb can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Guest

    good interface, easy use, stable

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    NZBReader

    • Online
    14 alternatives to NZBReader 

    NZBReader is a web-based newsreader to download binary files from Usenet network. The service offers a unique online solution to download .nzb files from Usenet newsgroups. With NZBReader it's fast and simple to drap and drop a .

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    The main page of NZBReader to start a download by selecting of a .nzb file.
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    Pan

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    35 alternatives to Pan 

    Pan is a newsreader, loosely based on Agent and Gravity, which attempts to be pleasant to use for new and advanced users alike. It has all the typical features found in newsreaders, and also supports offline reading, multiple connections, and a number of features for power users...

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    Nzbvortex

    • Mac
    42 alternatives to Nzbvortex 

    The small and efficient NZB client for OSX, optimized for performance and ease of use.

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    Binreader

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    39 alternatives to Binreader 

    Simple, no-nonsense NZB download manager. Cross-platform, runs everywhere. Handles RAR and PAR2 files automatically. Streams media files while you download. Supports SSL encryption and IPv6.

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    1.  PortableBinreader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Official website unavailable, download may be accessible through download sites.

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      Unison usenet client

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      40 alternatives to Unison usenet client 

      A powerful Mac usenet client to browse usenet, create and reply to messages and download files.

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      Discontinued

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

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