2012 Award For Top Quality NZB Downloader: SABnzbd

February 24, 2012

There are only a few clients out there that are dedicated almost exclusively to downloading NZB’s, but of the few that there are, SABNzbd has managed to keep themselves in our eye a lot of the last year. If you haven’t used SABNzbd yet, you should ask around and check it out. This downloader has a lot of great features, and is very configurable. It is Open Source, which means that it comes for free, and if you have any kind of problems with it, answers are easy to find, or get from their teams. Webbased interface means that Firefox and Chrome work perfectly and integrate without any problems.

SABNzbd In The Last 12 Months

This is a fairly new downloader to the Usenet scene, but for a newbie they are coming out great. In the last 12 months there have been several third party apps come out for different function-abilities, and the popularity of the client has skyrocketed in a short few months. SSL, download speeds, unpacking and repairing, all kinds of things are configurable, and SABNzbd even supports Ipv6…the latest in network security. There are a lot of other things that are great in the client, but here is a short list of the highlights:

  • Open Source, and supported through a monstrously huge community.
  • Works on virtually every device.
  • 6 languages in the installer.
  • If you can access the internet, you can access you client.
  • Unpacking, repairing, and download locations configurable.
  • SSL and Ipv6 security available.
  • Supports Newzbin, NZBMatrix, Binsearch, and many other search indexes.
  • Remote control applications are available.

SABNzbd In The News

They have had several occasions to have caught our eye and incited an article on the blog. Th get more detail on how their year went you can chek out the following articles on our blog:

Congratulations Out To All The Hard Working Volunteers

That’s right…since SABNzbd is Open Source, all the development, support, tutorials, and all the other things that are the SABNzbd community. It wasn’t the fact that this client is free to anyone who wants it, although that is a big plus when we start tallying scores, it was this community of volunteers that made a truly excellent piece of work. If you would like to let us know how you think the awards should have went, or how you agree or disagree with our thoughts, just wend us a Tweet to @usenetreviewz.

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