Comparative overview of newsreaders
On this page you can see the functionality of several popular newsreaders. The Links page contains more newsreaders.
|SABnzbd (tip!)||Grabit||NNTPGrab||Alt.Binz||Newshosting||Usenet Explorer|
|Import NZB files|
|Search engine built-in||*1|
|Monitor NZB folder|
|Automatically repair and extract||(partially)|
|Shutdown computer after downloading|
|Take sample of headers|
|Linux version||with Wine||with Wine|
|User interface quality||+||+||+||+ / -||+||-|
|Price||free and open-source||free *1||free and open-source||'Donation' required to be able to use newer versions||see below||$35|
|Remarks||You control SABnzbd via your web browser (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer etc).||This is a powerful and free newsreader that is built for browsing Newshosting newsgroups. It's preconfigured to your account.||Yearly payment to be able to keep using the built-in search engine and to get updates.|
*1 = not for free. Grabit's search engine can be used freely 5 times a day, after that you'll have to pay. NewsLeecher charges $29.95 per year for its 'SuperSeach'-service plus NewsLeecher upgrades.
*2 = Free upgrades for just one year. Also see *1 above for the combination of NewsLeecher upgrades & SuperSearch.
Any errors in this overview? Let me know!