Usenet Wire Alternatives

    Usenet Wire is described as 'Cross-platform Usenet news manager for the desktop' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Usenet Wire for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is NZBGet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Usenet Wire are nzb360 (Freemium), GrabIt (Freemium), NewsBin (Paid) and Pan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

      • 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      nzb360 is a full-featured NZB/torrent manager that focuses on providing the best experience possible for controlling all of your usenet and torrent needs.
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    1. 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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      • Windows
      NewsBin Pro is a Usenet NNTP newsreader that downloads and decodes binary file attachments to Usenet posts.
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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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    2. The small and efficient NZB client for OSX, optimized for performance and ease of use.
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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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    3. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      alt.binz is a powerful binary newsreader, for downloading and managing articles from Usenet. Checking the downloaded files, auto unpausing missing PAR2 blocks, repairing, and finally unraring them, are just a few options in this utility.
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