Alt.binz is a powerful Usenet newsreader that is specifically designed for downloading binary content as well as managing articles from Usenet. It is a useful tool that comes with the some of the usual additions or features that you are likely to find on an average reader these days.
This nice Usenet newsreader is compatible with a couple of the popular operating systems out there. Alt.binz can run very well on Microsoft Windows and also on Linux with WINE. It supports downloads of NZB files and has many great features that you will find useful and it also supports different types of search engines meant for Usenet making it easy for you to find files very fast. Since Alt.binz does not have its own search engine, users can make use of many popular, public search engines around that include Beta.binaries, Yabse and NewsLeech.
The company responsible for Alt.binz is a little bit funny when it comes to pricing. You are allowed to download an old version of the client for free, but you will be required to make a donation for the client before you can have it upgraded to a better version. For example, the amount of the donation was 17 Euros at a time.
This newsreader has auto PAR feature as well as RAR files handling capability. Alt.binz will automatically download PAR2 files for downloads that may need to be repaired. It will also extract archive files and stored them in appropriate folders all by itself. As pointed out earlier, Alt.binz supports NZB files download and it allows users to download NZB from Usenet search engines and also from RSS feeds. You can import into download queue and there is a scheduler that can be used to manage download queues to start them at the best level of speed. Users can also customize their own interface and the client supports XPAT-server side search as well as multi-server download.
Alt.binz is very easy to install and set up on your computer. You only need to create a directory, extract the file and run the exe file in the extracted folder on your computer to start the set up. Alt.binz Usenet newsreader has a dedicated page on Wiki, the link to which you can find on its website. The page is a very useful one for users, especially if you do not know how to go about using the software, as all practical questions appeared to have been addressed there. The Quick start guide is a good place to start from. There is also a forum section on Alt.binz’s website that you may find very useful as users of this newsreader get the opportunity to rub mind and assist one another in resolving issues.
Alt.binz is one good newsreader that you will find very useful for your Usenet activities. The client is pretty easy to install and you really do not need to stress yourself getting used to it. In addition, different avenues are provided to users to have whatever issues they may be experiencing addressed.
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