Xnews Alternatives

    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 (Paid), Pan (Free, Open Source), Unison (Free) and alt.binz (Free).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2019

      • 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.
      • FreeProprietary
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      Cross-platform Usenet news manager for the desktop.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Python-based newsreader with unicode support.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      NINAN is a web application to download binary content from news servers. Ninan supports the nzb file format for easy download and runs on a server or workstation on a OS supporting java 1.6+.

      Discontinued

      The project is not updated since 2010 and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.1.0, released in June 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      The DNews News Server is advanced news server software that makes it easy for you to provide users with fast access to Internet (Usenet) news groups.

      Discontinued

      No longer in active development, but still available for sale.

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