SABnzbd Alternatives

    SABnzbd is described as 'free/open-source cross-platform binary newsreader written in Python' and is a well-known app 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. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NZBGet or GrabIt. Other great apps like SABnzbd are HelloNzb (Free, Open Source), Pan (Free, Open Source), NZBReader (Paid) and Nzbvortex (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 27, 2020

    1. 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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      The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      Danilo_Venom jDownloader is also capable of NZB downloads via plugins already included in the default setup.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.


    2. 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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    3. HelloNzb - The Binary Usenet Tool
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      good interface, easy use, stable
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pan is a newsreader, loosely based on Agent and Gravity, which attempts to be pleasant to use for new and advanced users alike.
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      • Online
      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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    4. The small and efficient NZB client for OSX, optimized for performance and ease of use.
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    5. 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.

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      • Windows
      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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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. Also supports the QNAP and Synology NAS storage appliances.

      Discontinued

      Official website unavailable, download may be accessible through download sites.

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