Spotweb Alternatives

    Spotweb is described as 'decentralized usenet community based on the Spotnet protocol' and is a Usenet Client in the category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Spotweb for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is BiglyBT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Spotweb are Vuze (Freemium), NZBHydra2 (Free, Open Source), Binsearch (Free Personal) and (Free).

    This page was last updated May 10, 2021

    1. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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    2. Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.


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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      NZBHydra2 is a meta search for NZB indexers. It provides easy access to a number of raw and newznab based indexers. You can search all your indexers from one place and use it as indexer source for tools like Sonarr or CouchPotato.
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    3. Binary Usenet search engine. With this site you can search and browse binary usenet newsgroups. To take full advantage of all the features of this site, the use of a .nzb capable newsreader is recommended.
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    4. Usenet indexer providing SSL and integration for Couch Potato, Sonarr, Sabnzd and more.


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    5. NZBScout is an 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.
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    6. NZBClub index Usenet automatically almost real-time and make it available for NZB search. Search through popular Usenet newsgroups. Fewer results to browse through with a unique Usenet grouping algorithm.


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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      altHUB is a newznab based Usenet indexer.
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    7. 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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