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  • Usenet - Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers.
  • Usenet newsgroup - A Usenet newsgroup is a repository usually within the Usenet system, for messages posted from many users in different locations using the Internet.
  • r/Usenet - A thriving community dedicated to helping users old and new understand and use Usenet.
  • Getting started with usenet - /r/usenet wiki
  • r/UsenetInvites - Requests and offers for Usenet indexers.
  • NZBLINK - The NZBLNK™ URI scheme defines the format of NZBLNK™ links to identify binary Usenet content and supplies some extra information to handle that content correct (similar to magnet links, but for NZBs).
  • Usenet-Uploaders - Table of applications for uploading content to Usenet.
  • QuickPar - Tool for reconstructing damaged/missing/corrupt Usenet binaries.
  • NZB Monkey - NZB download helper-tool.
  • SABconnect++ - Chrome extension which adds one-click 'Send to SABnzbd' buttons to many popular NZB index sites.
  • ngPost - Command Line (or minimalist GUI) - usenet poster for binaries developped in C++/QT.
  • A Quick Guide to Choosing a Usenet Provider - Reddit post by /u/FlickFreak.



  • Usenet Express - UsenetExpress is a powerful new tier-1 Usenet provider that offers strong security, a 10GB uplink per server and up to 150 streams for an excellent price.
  • Eweka News - Netherlands-based Usenet provider.
  • Newsdemon - Cheap and cheerful Usenet provider with frequent discounts.
  • Newsgroup Ninja - \$7.99 per month, SSL encryption, Unmetered usage, Unlimited speeds.
  • Premiumizer - A download management tool for cloud downloads.
  • Tweaknews - Dutch Usenet provider that offers a Highwinds - news feed.
  • Usenet Providers and Backbones - This is a simple overview of the current companies, backbones, providers and resellers in the Usenet landscape.
  • Usenet.Farm - Usenet reseller with 1000+ days retention.
  • WorldSrc - Movies, software, apps, games, music, and images available for fast direct download + torrents.
  • XS News - European Usenet feed.


  • DOGnzb - Invite-only NZB site (although they do have a registration page that occasionally opens up while maintenance).
  • DrunkenSlug - Popular NZB indexer with a free tier and decent retention.
  • NZBCat - NZBCat is an invite-only nZEDb NZB indexer.
  • NZBFinder - Usenet indexer and newznab API with a clean UI and 8+ year backlog of NZBs.
  • NZBgeek - Affordable Usenet indexer operating since 2014.
  • omgwtfnzbs - Invite-only NZB indexer with a funny name.

Free Indexers

  • BINZB - Minimalistic indexer.
  • Binsearch - With this site you can search and browse binary Usenet newsgroups.
  • FindNZB - One old indixer, the results are outdated and often offline.
  • NZBIndex - The first free Usenet indexer you find in your Google search results.
  • NZBFriends - One of the oldest indexers, sadly the results are often outdated too.
  • NZBKing - The service allows you to search and browse binary files that have been posted to Usenet newsgroups.
  • Usenet Crawler - Usenet indexer with API access for registered users.
  • NewzLeech - Newzleech is a Usenet file search engine.
  • GingaDADDY - Another popular free NZB indexer, requires sign-up.

Indexing Software

  • Momentum Plus - Usenet-Newsreader and in the (near future) - indexer and collector for usenet files.
  • nZEDb-deploy - A collection of scripts to automate and simplify the deployment of a nZEDb Usenet Indexer using the new format of their GitHub repository.
  • nZEDb - A fork of nnplus(2011) - | NNTP / Usenet / Newsgroup indexer.
  • newznab-tmux - Laravel based usenet indexer.
  • newznab - Newznab is a usenet indexing application, that makes building a usenet community easy.
  • NzBlite - (nzblite client) - Open source file format to simplify Usenet uploading and downloading to newsgroups.

Usenet Clients

  • NZBget - Efficient Usenet downloader written in C++.
  • NZBVortex 3 - Simply the best Usenet client for Mac.
  • alt.binz - A powerful binary newsreader, for downloading and managing articles from Usenet.
  • Newsbin - Newsbin is software for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems that downloads files from Usenet Newsgroups.
  • PowerNZB - The Ultimate Binary Usenet Client for Android.
  • SABnzbd - SABnzbd is an open-source binary Newsreader written in Python.
  • spotweb - Spotweb is a decentralized Usenet community based on the Spotnet protocol.
  • Unison - macOS app for accessing Usenet Newsgroups and the many wonders and mysteries contained within (discontinued).
  • Usenetic - The full-featured Usenet client for macOS.