This helpful, free Usenet utility is perfect for those who want an efficient
way to download large binary files (sounds, programs, multimedia files) from
the newsgroups. To get the free version, look for the "NewsShark Trial
Version" text link. (For Windows).
This handy, easy-to-use free service helps you monitor Usenet newsgroups. You
can configure it to monitor thousands of newsgroups for postings that mention
your name, your company, your URL (or any other topic that interests you).
NetNews Tracker searches newsgroups twice daily for the phrases that you
choose and then delivers its results to you via E-mail.
The next time you're downloading pictures of pastoral landscape scenes from
your favorite Usenet newsgroup, you'll appreciate this cool free utility.
ASP1-A3 automatically downloads images for you while filtering out spam. The
freeware version is supported by ads. (For Windows).
An excellent freeware utility, Binary Boy searches the newsgroups for binary
file attachments that match your search criteria. You may execute searches
immediately or use the scheduler to call your news server at a preset time.
You can also create different search criteria for each newsgroup or search
globally. New version adds many new features, such as
the ability to cancel downloads of unwanted files and an improved newsgroup
picker that finds matching newsgroups as you type.
Here's an excellent, highly configurable free newsgroup reader for Windows.
Offers many advanced features, such as built-in uuencode and uudecode. You can
also view binary (graphics) files as they download. NewsXpress also lets you
send E-mail via SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) and much more.
Free Agent is simply put, one of the Net's absolute must-have free programs.
It's an essential Usenet newsgroup reader that features an easy-to-use
interface with lots of icons and pull-down menus. Free Agent provides
multipane viewing, flexible article purging options, database compacting,
carbon copying for E-mail and article posting, editing of all fields, and
canceling of posts. For full E-mail support and more advanced features, you
can upgrade to the full-featured commercial version.
A solid freeware program, WinVN (Windows Visual Newsreader) has been around
for a while and is constantly improving. Like other news readers, it can be
used to select, view, write, sort and print Usenet News articles, but it
offers a more visual approach than other similar programs. With WinVN, you can
easily navigate between newsgroups and articles via a point-and-click
interface. (For Windows). English and Japanese versions