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Best NZB Site List

Here is  our list of the most popular and best NZB sites.  Note: We make a distinction between NZB sites and. Usenet search engines.

NZB sites contain catalogs of NZB files edited by humans vs USENET search engines which index of NZB files in real time. Oftentimes you will get better quality results with NZB sites due to human editors.

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Top NZB Sites By UsenetReviewz Ranking Quick Review Chart Grid Layout

Name #Alexa Open $$ NZBs Members Platform Notes
UCrawler # 22124 Open Free 5000K 10K Newznab+ Free! Ad Supported
Oznzb # 233780 Open $16/Yr 2500K 10K Newznab+ Well Run. Free/VIP
Nzbplanet # 95185 Open $12/Yr 2000K 110K Newznab+ Fast & Improved
DogNZB # 102057 Open $10 1000K 6K Custom Top Semi Private Site
NZBGrabit # 114131 Open $15/Yr 200K 25K Vbulletin Vbulletin Forum
NzbGeek # 154258 Open $12/Yr 500K 71K Vbulletin Friendly NZB Site
GingaDaddy # 186555 Open $10/Yr 700k 29K Newznab+ Popular UK/US site # 50281 Invite $15 2000K 5K Newznab+ Top Private Site # 254495 Invite $10 2000K 10k Newznab+ Top Private Site
Nzbndx # 429060 Open $12/Yr 1800K 2K Newznab+ Top Quality Fast
OMG # 338116 Open $10/Yr 1000K 5k Custom Good Semi Private Site
AbbeyGirl # Open $15/Yr 100K 1K Newznab+ New Australian NZB Site
FST # 86121 Open $20/Yr 700K 20K Vbulletin Forum + NZBs
DeepCave # Open Free 14K 1K Newznab+ New as of 2014
Abook # 498182 Invite Free 20K 3K Vbulletin Audiobooks Only. Friendly
Nzb-rss # 485563 Open Free 1K N/A Custom Just TV Shows
Nmatrix # 499960 Invite $12/Yr ? ? Newznab+ Fast Good. Bitcoin
Nzbs4u # 538123 Invite 300K 2K Newznab+ Fast. VIPs donate
Newztown # 911570 Open $15 600K 10K Newznab+ Fast
Nzbfinder # 944770 Open $20/Yr 500K 5K Newznab+ Bitcoin Only. Fast.
Nzbsooti # 1283079 Open Free 500K 3K Newznab+ Slower NZB Site
NZBIndex # 1191658 Open $10 250K 3K Newznab+ Bitcoin Donation
NZBid # 610951 Open $12/Yr 2000K 2K Newznab+ High Quality Service
NZBGrab # 958013 Invite Free - - - SVR Err Sept 2014
Wambles NZB # Open $10/Yr 428K ? Newznab+ Good. Needs Work. # 3506901 Open $10/Yr 300K 2K Newznab+ Experienced Admins
TheHive # 1461233 Open $5 ? 16K Vbulletin NZB Forum Layout
Hangout # 4785774 Open $20 50K 5K Vbulletin Good NZB Site
FastNZB # 7355192 Open $10/Yr 2720K 4K Newznab+ German NZB Site
NzbZombie # 8853083 Open $12/yr 1000K 10K Custom Hybrid Forum
NNZBZ # 8297123 Open $16/Yr 1500K ? Newznab+ A NZB site
NComplex # 15639085 Open $10 50K 1K Vbulletin German NZB Indexer
Home # 15427584 Open Free 401K ? Newznab+ Free NZB Indexer
NewzNZB # Invite ? ? ? Custom Pivate Indexer
NNPBeta # Invite - - - - SVR Err Sept 2014
Donnies # Invite Free ? ? Vbulletin Usenet Indexing Site
SmackDown # 266445 Open $15/Yr 250K 4K Newznab+ BackupAccts $$$

NZB Site Summary Information ( Scroll up for Quick Grid Chart)

NZB Site Details
Usenet Crawler Usenet Crawler
NZB Files : 5000K Alexa Rank : 22124 Members : 10K Price : Free Platform : Newznab+
Public Newznab site that is advertiser supported. Over 10,000 Members and 5,000,000 NZB files indexed. Recommended. Donations are not required but if you donate you will get increased resource access
Review of Usenet Crawler or Visit Usenet Crawler
Oznzb Oznzb
NZB Files : 2500K Alexa Rank : 233780 Members : 10K Price : $16/Yr Platform : Newznab+
OzNZB a hybrid Newznab/ Vbulletin site is currently open for registration. OzNZB has over 2,500,000 nzb releases and 10,000 members. Anyone can register however free users are limited to 5 downloads a day. OzNZB developers really know what they are doing and have contributed to the programming of popular newsreader SABnzbd. Recommended.
Review of Oznzb or Visit Oznzb
Nzbplanet Nzbplanet
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 95185 Members : 110K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Nzbplanet  is a new automatized NZB indexer with over 2,000,000 NZB releases and 110,000 + members. NZBPlanet is working hard to get their site into good working order.
Review of Nzbplanet or Visit Nzbplanet
NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 102057 Members : 6K Price : $10 Platform : Custom
Popular NZB Site is now open for registration but only via Bitcoin. Membership is $10 for lifetime access. They have a good community and nice error free and updated releases.
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NZBGrabit NZBGrabit
NZB Files : 200K Alexa Rank : 114131 Members : 25K Price : $15/Yr Platform : Vbulletin
Launched in 2012 Vbulletin based NZBGrabit has made an effort to create a quality NZB site. The forum operators appear to be very motivated in growing their user community and treating them right. Recommended. Setup a free account to check NZBGrabit.
Review of NZBGrabit or Visit NZBGrabit
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 154258 Members : 71K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Vbulletin
NZBGeek is separated into a bulletin board and an USENET indexer. They have been around since 2012 and they have a friendly community. They have a limited free plan plus various other membership levels. NZBGeek users seem to be happy with the community based on our comments.
Review of NZBGeek or Visit NZBGeek
GingaDaddy GingaDaddy
NZB Files : 700k Alexa Rank : 186555 Members : 29K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Under new management as of Nov 2013, GingaDaddy is trying hard to build out a quality NZB site. Over 29,000 Members and 700k NZB files indexed. Their Free account entitles you to 3 Free downloads a day. Paid account is $10 a year.
Review of GingaDaddy or Visit GingaDaddy
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 50281 Members : 5K Price : $15 Platform : Newznab+ is one of the older and more popular NZB indexing sites according to The only problem is that membership is closed and getting an invite is difficult, if not impossible. runs on the Newznab platform. Not Recommended. (Too difficult to get an invite and easier options exist.)
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NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 254495 Members : 10k Price : $10 Platform : Newznab+ is one of the best private NZB sites. If you have a membership or can get an invite then you are lucky. It is up there with and ( Other popular and private NZB sites). Signup to our mailing list to be notified when opens again and/or receive NZB site invites. 
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Nzbndx Nzbndx
NZB Files : 1800K Alexa Rank : 429060 Members : 2K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Quality Hardware with a Good Systems Administrator running this website. $12/year for VIP access. Registration is currently Open. Their forum is located on another site which is kind of a pain but otherwise Nzbndx is a quality site. Their index is updated every 5 minutes or so.
Review of Nzbndx or Visit Nzbndx
NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 338116 Members : 5k Price : $10/Yr Platform : Custom
Popular and well constructed formerly Private NZB site is now open for Bitcoin Memberships. There is NO Free option. However the paid account $10/year is a good deal considering that get access to a lot of NZB files and access to their API. OMGWTFNZBS has developed a nice NZB site. No forum so they aren't social like other sites but that is just as well.
AbbeyGirl AbbeyGirl
NZB Files : 100K Alexa Rank : Members : 1K Price : $15/Yr Platform : Newznab+
AbbeyGirl is a NZB site newcomer as of early 2014. Abbeygirl runs Newznab and they offer a free version limited to 2 nzb files day so you can check out their site. They also have a paid version at $15 Australian a year or $25 for lifetime. Abbeygirl seems a rather generic NZB site running Newznab. If you wanted to support an Austrailian NZB site you might instead choose
Review of AbbeyGirl or Visit AbbeyGirl
FileSharingTalk FileSharingTalk
NZB Files : 700K Alexa Rank : 86121 Members : 20K Price : $20/Yr Platform : Vbulletin
Popular Vbulletin based discussion forum FileSharingTalk has an NZB site section. The NZB section is mostly human edited and so typically FilesharingTalk will have less selection but better quality when compared to your typical Newznab site. $20/Yr will get you some private torrent site invites in addition to unlimited access to their NZB site list.
Review of FileSharingTalk or Visit FileSharingTalk
DeepCave NZB DeepCave NZB
NZB Files : 14K Alexa Rank : Members : 1K Price : Free Platform : Newznab+
New as of 2014. Dusky is still in its infancy as an NZB site however they are currently free and unlimited. Dusky has HTTPS security and updates their NZB index every 10 minutes. Signup now before they lock down their website or switch to donation only.
Review of DeepCave NZB or Visit DeepCave NZB
NZB Files : 20K Alexa Rank : 498182 Members : 3K Price : Free Platform : Vbulletin is a forum site that provides links to audiobooks on USENET. They are invite ONLY. If you want an invite you will have to hang out on IRC accessible via their website and let them. They have quality material and an interested user group.
Review of or Visit
NZB Files : 1K Alexa Rank : 485563 Members : N/A Price : Free Platform : Custom is a site that allows you to get information on all of the video files that have been uploaded to the newsgroups very quickly. It integrates with RSS feeds, allowing you to use it with newsreaders that have that functionality built into them.
Review of NZB-RSS or Visit NZB-RSS
Nmatrix Nmatrix
NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : 499960 Members : ? Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Nmatrix has been around since December 2012 and currently has approximately 900,000 releases in its indexes. Thus far, the site has managed to back fill one year of NZB files.
Review of Nmatrix or Visit Nmatrix is a new NZB site that offers free and VIP registration. The webpage for the site lists the name as Nzbs2Go, but the domain is located at The site promises some real advantages, particularly to those USENET users who have grown frustrated with and sick of password protected RAR files and the other spam that tends to clog up the USENET.
Status : Invite since
Newztown Newztown
NZB Files : 600K Alexa Rank : 911570 Members : 10K Price : $15 Platform : Newznab+
Newztown has been around for 2 years now and provides hundreds of thousands of NZB files to choose from. The site is filtered, so you don’t have to worry about porn or other spam content showing upon their indexes.
Review of Newztown or Visit Newztown
NZBFinder NZBFinder
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 944770 Members : 5K Price : $20/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZBFinder is an NewsNab based NZB indexing site located at They currently have indexed about 500,000 NZB's. The service advertises that they only index audio and high-quality video groups, so you don't have to worry about garbage NZBs clogging up your search results. Check them out.
Review of NZBFinder or Visit NZBFinder
Nzbsooti Nzbsooti
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 1283079 Members : 3K Price : Free Platform : Newznab+
Nzbscooti is a relatively new site, having been online for only about two weeks. The site offers a no-charge option for downloaders, however, and you can get a higher level of service by getting a membership to the site.
Review of Nzbsooti or Visit Nzbsooti
NZB Files : 250K Alexa Rank : 1191658 Members : 3K Price : $10 Platform : Newznab+ indexes NZB files from some of the most popular video newsgroups out there and is making an effort to update those indexes very quickly. Membership is still open but, with 1,000 members already, you might want to get a membership before the site has to go invite only.
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NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 610951 Members : 2K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZBId is not your typical NZB site. Yes, they run Newznab and they make their index public but they don't try to push memberships. Instead they try to promote other USENET services/products. You can download some NZB files without registering however. Their NZB index is not updated as frequently as other NZB sites.
Review of NZBid or Visit NZBid
NZBGrab is currently very slow and not worth your time to visit. They are a Newznab site with a domain name based in Italy. They currently have - members and - nzb files indexed. They opened their doors in early 2013 and have done a good job improving and expanding their service since then.
Status : Invite since January 2013
Wambles NZB Wambles NZB
NZB Files : 428K Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Wambles is a new as of 2014. Wambles runs on Newznab and seems to function intermitently. The Free version seems more generous than other NZB sites with 10 free NZB downloads a day. However at the time of this review. (Sep - 2014 Wambles seems to be needing some attention as their NZB feed has not been updated in over a week.
Review of Wambles NZB or Visit Wambles NZB
NZB Files : 300K Alexa Rank : 3506901 Members : 2K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+ is not aiming small. After NZBMatrix went down, the developers at got a bit upset and decided that they didn’t want to replace NZBMatrix; they wanted to make something that picked up where that site left off and offered something truly revolutionary.
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NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : 1461233 Members : 16K Price : $5 Platform : Vbulletin
Formerly located at and was ported over to with the same layout and design that it had.
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NZBHangout NZBHangout
NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 4785774 Members : 5K Price : $20 Platform : Vbulletin

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NZB Files : 2720K Alexa Rank : 7355192 Members : 4K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
A german nzb site which focuses on books, video and audio files.
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NZBZombie NZBZombie
NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 8853083 Members : 10K Price : $12/yr Platform : Custom
NZBZombie is a NZB indexing site that offers always open registration, API and phpBB3 forums to its users. It's a customized Newznab site that indexes some of the most popular newsgroups and that has good retention rates.
Review of NZBZombie or Visit NZBZombie
NZB Files : 1500K Alexa Rank : 8297123 Members : ? Price : $16/Yr Platform : Newznab+ is usually private, but they do occasionally open up and let new people onto the site. If you’re interested in joining, you’ll want to check during holidays to see if they have a special deal going when you can get membership.
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NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 15639085 Members : 1K Price : $10 Platform : Vbulletin
Started 2 months ago, is a new German NZB site, with its PC software, console and PC games in multi-language. They also index several German audio files and eBooks, as they started indexing Mobile-Androide and Mobile-IOS. They currently have 50, 000 release in the indexer without spam and viruses.
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Home of NZB Home of NZB
NZB Files : 401K Alexa Rank : 15427584 Members : ? Price : Free Platform : Newznab+

Review of Home of NZB or Visit Home of NZB
NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : ? Platform : Custom
NewzNZB is a Newznab -based NZB site that has been in operation since 2012. The site currently has just more than 400,000 releases.
Review of NewzNZB or Visit NewzNZB
NZB Files : - Alexa Rank : Members : - Price : - Platform : -
NNPBeta is an NZB provider, but they’ve done something different with their service that makes them quite interesting. In order to access this NZB indexer, you’ll have to do it over TOR.
Review of NNPBeta or Visit NNPBeta
Donnies NZB Donnies NZB
NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : Free Platform : Vbulletin

Review of Donnies NZB or Visit Donnies NZB
SmackDownOnYou SmackDownOnYou
SmackDownonYou is a NewzNab based site that is doing lots of advertising on Google Adwords. You might have seen them if you searched for USENET terms. They are expensive but they offer some shared USENET account that you can use. Read our review to see what users think.
Status : Open since

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Dead NZB Site List: Updated Sep 2014

NZB Site Details
Newzbin2 Newzbin2
Newzbin was arguably one of the best NZB sites. They peaked in popularity in 2006. Newzbin invented the NZB file format which greatly helped the process of USENET search and distributing USENET binary files.
Status : Dead since November 2011
NZBMatrix NZBMatrix
NZBMatrix was one of the most popular NZB sites. They used a modified forum software. Unfortunately they closed their doors in Dec 2012
Status : Dead since December 2012
Merlins Portal Merlins Portal
 Merlin's Portal was a popular NZB forum using Vbulletin software. Merlin's portal opened and closed a few times over the years until they completely pulled the plug in mid 2012.
Status : Dead since April 2012
Nzbportal Nzbportal
NZBportal was never very popular to begin with and they closed their doors mid 2011. Not Recommended.
Status : Dead since May 2011
NZBsRus's has closed its doors effective June 2013. They also took all their members money and shut down without a word or refunds. Buyer Beware with NZB sites. Look elsewhere
Status : Dead since June 2013
NGIndex NGIndex
NGIndex has been down since the beginning of 2012.  No word if they will be online again.   Here is the message they have on their website. We have had a complete failure on our index servers hard disk array NGIndex looks to outdue other NZB site competitors with it's 800 Days of  retention for NZB files. They offer a paid NZB index and claim to have indexed over 1.5 million .NFO files Not Recommended.
Status : Dead since
NewNZB NewNZB was an indexing site with a small subset of news. The aim was to make searching a lot easier and caters for the prime-time market. Ancompletely automated indexer, with some AI/Fuzzy logic that strips out the useless posts to offer the user something close to an NZB site. CLOSED
Status : Dead since May 2013
NZB indexer scene that seems to have quite a bit to offer. If you're not a gamer, the word "pwn" means to "own", as in dominate or excel. This provider is out there to offer users a clean interface and a service that is easy to understand. New Site -- Maybe down. Keep Checkin g Back
Status : Dead since January 2013 has closed doors due to health problems of the owner. was quick to rise and quick to fall however they offered a good service while they lasted
Status : Dead since July 2013 had a quick rise and fall. They are shutdown as of late 2013. Check out UsenetReviewz NZB Site list for more options.
Status : Dead since October 2013 is a new NZB indexer that’s been online for roughly one month. The site has an index that goes back 1,600 days and has indexed over 300,000 NZB files as of the present.
Status : Dead since
SpammedFish SpammedFish
SpammedFish is a new NZB site that’s set up under the UK domain Plans on taking it back over to open registration in the near future.
Status : Dead since January 2013
NZB7 closed its doors June 2013.
Status : Dead since January 2013
Currently is offline. had - nzb files. Their VIP membership $15 a year. Check out our special redeem code to get an invite plus 3 months of free VIP usage.
Status : Dead since September 2014
FTDWorld FTDWorld
Dead site as March 28th 2014. It was a Spot site not the typical Newznab site. Divided up into logical categories, the site allows you to browse through the latest uploads to a variety of different newsgroups and to see what’s available.
Status : Dead since January 2013

Status : Dead since September 2014
Great NZB Site while it lasted .. Closed as of July 2014
Status : Dead since January 2013 lasted about two years and had around 75,000 members according to the developers. The developers were in their own words "dedicated bunch of Dutchies wanting to fill the empty void that remained after the shutdown of other NZB indexers"
Status : Dead since January 2013

For more about NZB files and Usenet downloading you could take a look at our tutorial series on how to download from Usenet.

Essentially you would need just three things. (You don’t need to know the internal details about an NZB file.)

Three Tips About Getting Started with NZB files

Using NZB files is a lot easier than you think so don’t be intimiated by the fact that they are XML files just setup up your Usenet newsreader to automatically import and process NZB files and you are done. The whole process of downloading is made a lot easier by using NZB files.

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