How to download files from Usenet

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Get a Usenet account

You need access to a Usenet server to download files. Some Internet providers have have their own servers, but these support in general text groups only. In order to download files you need to pay a subscription to a Usenet provider that supports binary content. You should consider the following when signing up for a subscription: We recommend you to sign up at Newshosting: Newshosting Discount: $9.99 Unlimited for life.

Get a Usenet reader supporting NZB files

Several commercial and non-commercial Usenet readers exists. You should consider the following: The application NZBDrive can mount NZB files in a virtual drive on your computer. You will be able to see the content (files) without downloading the complete post beforehand. When you open files the necessary parts will be downloaded - on demand. When opening media files the content will be streamed to your player. We also recommend SABnzbd to download complete NZB files from usenet. SABnzbd is an Open Source Binary Newsreader written in Python. It's totally free, incredibly easy to use and works practically everywhere.

Download the files

When you have found the binaries you want to download. Your file will now be downloaded from your Usenet provider.


It is not technically possible to determine whether the content of the files that are being indexed correspond to the description in the subject. NZBKing accepts no responsibility or liability for any material indexed by this service.