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Xnews is described as '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' and is an app in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Xnews for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is nzb360, which is free. Other great apps like Xnews are NewsBin, Pan, alt.binz and NewsLeecher.

Xnews alternatives are mainly Usenet News Clients but may also be News Readers or Usenet Search Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Xnews.
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  • 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....

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    nzb360

    • 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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  2. NewsBin icon

    NewsBin

    • Windows

    NewsBin Pro is a Usenet NNTP newsreader that downloads and decodes binary file attachments to Usenet posts.

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  3. Pan icon

    Pan

    • 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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    alt.binz

    • 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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    NewsLeecher

    • Windows

    NewsLeecher is a tool made for fetching and managing articles from the Usenet. It downloads Usenet articles in a snap, and uses its inline engine to assemble and decode all the downloads.

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  6. URD is a program to identify, locate, and download binaries from usenet (newsgroups) through a web interface. It utilizes the spotnet protocol [Read Spotnet, Spotweb].

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

    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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  8. LottaNZB icon

    LottaNZB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Simple and automated Usenet downloader for Newzbin (NZB) files.

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    Xananews

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    XanaNews is a free, powerful, fully featured newsreader for Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

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    NiouzeFire

    • 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.

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