|News Reader Clients
|Here is a listing of news reader clients
with short descriptions and screen shots.
Your free, uncensored, unlogged, Tera News
account should work with any standards compliant
news client. Just create your news account and point your nntp client to news.teranews.com or free.teranews.com (50MB/day users).
||Agent is a feature-enhanced commercial news
and e-mail reader product. If you are looking
for enhanced newsreading functionality, kill
and watch filters, sorting, support for MIME/Base
64 encoded attachments, fully integrated
e-mail capabilities then Agent is it.
||AutoPix is an automated NNTP downloader/decoder/previewer
for Windows 9X.
It will download pictures from the subscribed
newsgroups and place them in the directory
of your choice. Simply set set up the news
server name, pick some newsgroups and AutoPix
does the rest.
||Binary Boy can search immediately or wait
until a scheduled time, then dial your ISP,
collect all attachments matching your search
criteria and hang up. Search and filter using
AND, OR and NOT. Search and filter globally
or create search strings for each individual
newsgroup. Handles UUencoded multiparts and
|Binary News Assistant
||Binary News Assistant monitors, selects,
downloads, and decodes binary newsgroup articles.
It has an easy-to-use interface with many
features like filters, the ability to flag
articles, the ability to decode all articles
into their binary equivalents, and the ability
to ignore articles.
|Binary News Reader
||Binary News Reader is a basic freeware program
designed to make downloading binary articles
Other features include:
- Support for accessing multiple news servers
at one time
- Connection on demand
- An internal JPEG viewer
||FotoVac is a program for downloading images
from Internet newsgroups that is simple to
set up and use. FotoVac will read through
the newsgroups that you select and will download
all the images that it finds in each group.
The images are displayed as thumbnails, and
to view a full size version of a downloaded
image all you have to do is click on it.
FotoVac supports filtering images by author
and keyword, and can check for duplicate
images. It also supports all the major image
formats, including .bmp, .jpg and .png.
||A great freeware Newsreader with an easy
to use interface with autopost, autodecode
of binaries, and a great subscribed group
||Lurker is an off-line Newsreader and newsgroup
database. Offers a database for news group
messages. Download an entire newsgroup full
of messages into a local database for fast
sorting, searching, browsing and printing.
Use Lurker to create your own tech support
resource using the combined knowledge of
the newsgroup members. Incorporates a power
search, message tagging, and HTML support.
||Gravity Version is a powerful tool for accessing
and processing information from the more
than 25,000 USENET discussion groups. Integrated
rules, view filtering, and scoring systems
help to automatically identify important
information and eliminate unwanted content.
Built-in multi-server support lets you switch
between servers with the click of a mouse.
The Image Gallery makes decoding, viewing,
and organizing images a snap.
||This tool automatically downloads and decodes
any binary post to Usenet, including multipart
posts. NewsBin's multi-threaded design will
use every bit of your available bandwidth
to suck down JPG, MP3, MPG, AVI, ZIP or any
other binary file. Feed it a list of newsgroups,
and it will run until every binary is downloaded.
A manual mode allows you to pick and choose
before you download, which is useful for
large MP3 or MPG files on low bandwidth connections.
NewsBin also has extensive filtering options,
including special spam filters.
||NewsGrabber allows users to easily collect
binary attachments to USENET news articles
without having to use a newsreader. Sounds,
pictures, movies can be automatically decoded
and stored without any manual intervention.
Includes support for multi-part attachments,
and MIME or uuencoded.
||NewsParrot is a news reader that searches
for a specific newsgroup on a list of Open
servers, producing a list of servers with
the group, its details, speed, the number
of articles held in the newsgroup and whether
it accepts non-member postings.
On selecting a specific newsgroup of interest,
NewsParrot will instruct your default news
reader to connect directly to the requested
server and begin importing the selected newsgroup's
NewsParrot provides access to many different
news-servers; the majority of the 100,000+
groups and the quantity of articles available
in each group is increased.
This program is an excellent companion to
your newsreader, greatly extending the speed
and access to free newsgroups - a no contest
for the 4 cow rating.
||NewsPro is an easy-to-use, multi-tasking
news reader with advanced support for multiple
news servers. NewsPro lets users perform
searches on servers in a large number of
newsgroups, and gives users an option for
fast synchronizing of newsgroup content for
effective downloading of multi-part attachments.
||NewsReactor can download several files for
your favorite news groups, including MPGs,
MP3s and AVIs.
The News Reactor interface is very easy to
use, and it includes great features that
make it stand apart from most news readers.
Functionality wise, you are looking at a
easy 5 cower; Enjoy the download!
||News Rover is a full-featured Usenet news
reader with a number of powerful features:
The News Rover MP3 Music Locator searches
all MP3 newsgroups for songs so you don't
have to "subscribe" to each group,
download headers, etc. Similarly, the News
Rover File Attachment Locator finds any type
of binary file in any binary newsgroup. News
Rover supports multiple news servers and
can download from all servers at the same
time. Its "Autoscan" feature is
designed to automated, unattended scanning
of newsgroups. News Rover has an excellent
JPG Picture Gallery/Slide Show for browsing
downloaded images. Its optional Password
Protection and Encryption option allows you
to hide newsgroups unless a password is entered
and encrypt downloaded files so that they
cannot be launched unless a password is entered.
||NewzTop fits neatly into your desktop, bringing
all the important news to your attention
With this ticker you can choose from a plethora
of news sources that you can customize to
meet your own, personal needs.
||OmniViewer Pro allows you to quickly and
easily search through news headlines to find
stories that interest you. These headlines
can then be placed on a ticker and watched
OmniViewer Pro also supports wireless devices
||The Pluckit 3 is an automated Windows program
designed to easily and automatically retrieve
pictures, fonts, games, zips, and other binary
attachments from the USENET newsgroups. Built
in viewers with a slide show, spam elimination
and search features, make Pluckit 3 easy
Note: Only allows 15 downloads per session
||This newsreader removes the frustration of
finding information in Usenet newsgroups.
A search is done using simple keywords, boolean
expressions, wildcards, phrases, and near
words for newsgroup matching and exclusion.
Search the subject heading and the body of
articles in a massive web based archive.
The articles found are given in a custom
||SBNews: News Robot allows you to automatically
download and uudecode from binary newsgroups.
Many special features including thumbnails
that display pictures during download and
sophisticated lockout, keyword search, and
spam rejection features. Comprehensive logging,
statistics, and duplicate file rejection
system. Built-in full-screen resizable JPEG
viewer with slide show and image categorization
features. Supports automatic encryption to
protect sensitive images.
||TIFNY will automatically search your favorite
Usenet newsgroups, identify the image and
music files that interest you, and download
them into its easy-to-use database. TIFNY
has extensive filtering and automation techniques,
downloads all file types, and even handles
multi-segment files. It has an MP3 player
with a jukebox, an image viewer with editing
functions, a video player, and a built-in
webbrowser. And TIFNY's thumbnailer lets
you quickly and efficiently locate images,
music, video, and other files by directory,
newsgroup, author, date, organization, album
||I have always been a big newsgroup fan, browsing
for images, files and everything else under
the sun. However, sometimes I just don't
have the time to read all of the messages
just to get the attachments I want.
xGrab takes the time out of all of that and
gives you a simple way to view just the attachments.
Users can use the powerful filtering features
to filter for any substring in the subject
line or message. In addition, there is a
scanning options so you can download the
first portion of the series and decide if
you want the rest.
With all of the newsgroups I search, I need
a utility like this. You can be sure that
it will be added to my personal library of
||XNews has a NewsXpress-like interface. it
also features Plonk files, quick filter score
files for even more advance filtering, support
for multiple servers/identities, binaries
handling Optional Header and article caching;
plus folders for permanent archival.