HelloNzb Features

What is HelloNzb?

HelloNzb is a free (Open Source) Usenet client designed to easily download binary files and data from Usenet newsgroups. You can feed it with NZB files that you have downloaded from the Internet (click here for more information about downloading binary files from Usenet). Since HelloNzb is written in Java, it runs on many platforms.

Core Features of HelloNzb

  • Load binary files from Usenet servers via NZB files
  • Java-based, runs on many platforms (tested on Windows and Linux systems)
  • Small footprint: Only one .exe or .jar file needed to download, no installation required
  • Built-in web server for remote access (BETA)
  • Automatic PAR2 and MultiPAR checking and repairing
  • Automatic RAR archive extraction
  • Extract RAR archive while files are being downloaded
  • Support for parallel download from alternative Server
  • Support for multiple concurrent connections
  • Support for server authentication
  • Support for secure connections (via SSL)
  • Built-in yEnc- and UU-decoding
  • Drag’n’Drop of NZB file(s) into the HelloNzb window
  • Localization (currently available languages: English, German, Dutch, Turkish, Greek)
  • Max. Download Speed limitation
  • Automatic computer shutdown after all downloads have been finished

Download HelloNzb

See the installation notes or download directly from sourceforge.net.


HelloNzb is Open Source and released under the GNU Public License (GPL) v3.

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