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
Usenet Crawler # 40346 Open Free 5000K 10K Newznab+ Free! Ad Supported
Oznzb # 85094 Open $16/Yr 2500K 10K Newznab+ Well Run. Free/VIP
Nzbplanet # 25889 Open $8/Yr 2000K+ 110K+ Newznab+ Fast & Improved
DogNZB # 46583 Invite $20 1000K 10K Custom Top Semi Private Site
NZBGrabit # 52850 Open $15/Yr 200K 25K Vbulletin Vbulletin Forum
NZB Tortuga # 2526003 Open $6/Yr 2000K 100 Newznab+ New NZB Site
NzbGeek # 41586 Open $12/Yr 500K+ 71K+ Custom Friendly NZB Site
GingaDaddy # 161385 Open $15/Yr 700k+ 29K+ Newznab+ Popular UK/US site
CasstormNZB # 7433286 Open $15/yr 100K 1K Newznab+ Fast, New NZB Site # 53808 Invite $10 2000K 10k Newznab+ Top Private Site # 39008 Invite Free 2000K+ 5K+ Newznab+ Top Private Site
AbbeyGirl # 3097808 Open $15/Yr 100K 1K Newznab+ New Australian NZB Site
FST # 187376 Open $10/Yr 700K+ 20K+ Vbulletin Forum + NZBs
DeepCave # 834561 Open Free 14K 1K Newznab+ New as of 2014
NZBCat # 295779 Invite $15 1250K+ 3000 nZEDb VIP Bitcoin/Invite Only
NZBIs # 147050 Open Free 1290K+ ? Newznab+ No ads, No logs, Free
PirateNZB # Open Free/VIP 64K+ ? Newznab+ Free Usenet Indexer # 24231927 Open Free 500k 200 nZEDb Fast nZEDb site # 421424 Open $5 500K 2K nZEDb Fast NZB site
Drunken Slug # 170817 Open Free 500k 1000 nZEDb Quality Free Site
AnonNZBs # 3097808 Open $10/Yr - - Newznab+ Updated Free/VIP
6Box.Me # 301272 Open Free 1000K+ N/A Custom Free NZB Site
NZBMovieSeeker # 204790 Open €10 life 200k 1500 Custom Custom NZB Indexer
RedUsenet # 1097198 Open Free 10,000+ Unk Custom Free, PHP interface
Abook # 684557 Invite Free 20K 3K Vbulletin Audiobooks Only. Friendly
Newztown # 159631 Open $15 600K 10K Newznab+ Fast
Nzbfinder # 267715 Open $20/Yr 500K 5K Newznab+ Bitcoin Only. Fast.
Nzbsooti # Open Free 500K 3K Newznab+ Slower NZB Site
NZBIndex # 657419 Open $10 250K 3K Newznab+ Bitcoin Donation
NZBid # 950274 Open $12/Yr 2000K 2K Newznab+ High Quality Service
Wambles NZB # Open $10/Yr 428K ? Newznab+ Good. Needs Work. # 1509726 Open $10/Yr 300K 2K Newznab+ Experienced Admins
TheHive # 326353 Open $5 ? 16K Vbulletin NZB Forum Layout
Hangout # 7968916 Invite $20 50K 5K Vbulletin Good NZB Site
FastNZB # 4327423 Open $10/Yr 2720K 4K Newznab+ German NZB Site
Nmatrix # 24435128 Invite $12/Yr 50K 3K Newznab+ Currently Closed
NNZBZ # 20131085 Invite $16/Yr 1500K ? Newznab+ A NZB site
NewzNZB # 5641243 Open $12/Yr 2000K 1000 Custom Pivate Indexer
NComplex # 501933 Open $10 50K 1K Vbulletin German NZB Indexer
NNPBeta # Invite - - - Newznab+ SVR Err Sept 2014
Nzbs4u # 9137938 Invite $12/Yr 300K 2K Newznab+ Currently Closed
SmackDown # 3196075 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 : 40346 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 : 85094 Members : 10K Price : $16/Yr Platform : Newznab+
OzNZB a hybrid Newznab/ Vbulletin site is currently open for registration. Anyone can register however free users are limited to 5 downloads a day. OzNZB developers have contributed to the programming of popular newsreader SABnzbd. Recommended.
Review of Oznzb or Visit Oznzb
Nzbplanet Nzbplanet
NZB Files : 2000K+ Alexa Rank : 25889 Members : 110K+ Price : $8/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZBPlanet has been around and online since 2012 and traditionally NZBPlanet has had a good selection of NZB files along with a rapid server. The free account is somewhat limited with 200 days of NZB retention and 5 downloads per day however you still get a good idea of how NZBPlanet looks and works
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NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 46583 Members : 10K Price : $20 Platform : Custom
We like DogNZB. They are invite only and now charge $20/year, they nonetheless have some nice custom features such as Trackt integration, Remote push service, Custom RSS searches, Remote and Mobile notification.
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NZBGrabit NZBGrabit
NZB Files : 200K Alexa Rank : 52850 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 Tortuga NZB Tortuga
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 2526003 Members : 100 Price : $6/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZB Tortuga is new NZB site as of November 2016 with good server hardware and a solid plan for membership. According to the site admin, they don't want to be the biggest indexer on the net and will go to invite only once a desired number of users is met.
Review of NZB Tortuga or Visit NZB Tortuga
NZB Files : 500K+ Alexa Rank : 41586 Members : 71K+ Price : $12/Yr Platform : Custom
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.
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GingaDaddy GingaDaddy
NZB Files : 700k+ Alexa Rank : 161385 Members : 29K+ Price : $15/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Under new management as of Nov 2013, GingaDaddy is trying hard to build out a quality NZB site. Over 29000+ Members and 700k+ NZB files indexed. Their Free account entitles you to 3 Free downloads a day. Paid account is $15 a year.
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CasstormNZB CasstormNZB
NZB Files : 100K Alexa Rank : 7433286 Members : 1K Price : $15/yr Platform : Newznab+
This is a very new site. They allow 10 api hits per day for free users, unlimited for VIP at a cost of AUD$15 per year. Vip are the only members that have access to adult material.
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NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 53808 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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NZB Files : 2000K+ Alexa Rank : 39008 Members : 5K+ Price : Free 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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AbbeyGirl AbbeyGirl
NZB Files : 100K Alexa Rank : 3097808 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
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FileSharingTalk FileSharingTalk
NZB Files : 700K+ Alexa Rank : 187376 Members : 20K+ Price : $10/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. $10/Yr will get you some private torrent site invites in addition to unlimited access to their NZB site list.
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DeepCave NZB DeepCave NZB
NZB Files : 14K Alexa Rank : 834561 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 : 1250K+ Alexa Rank : 295779 Members : 3000 Price : $15 Platform : nZEDb
NZBCat offers all the basics that an NZB site should. It has an API, adds releases on a regular basis,and already has more than 5,000 available. Is it worth considering?
Review of NZBCat or Visit NZBCat
NZB Files : 1290K+ Alexa Rank : 147050 Members : ? Price : Free Platform : Newznab+
NZBIs has the trappings of a good NZB site and it hold up to scrutiny. In fact, the company even lays out their privacy policies on their first page, giving you some indication as to where they are on this issue and offers you some assurance that they’re safe.
Review of NZBIs or Visit NZBIs
PirateNZB PirateNZB
NZB Files : 64K+ Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : Free/VIP Platform : Newznab+
PirateNZB offers a search engine for Usenet, but they make it a point to say that the site does not actually distribute or store files through their system.
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NZB Files : 500k Alexa Rank : 24231927 Members : 200 Price : Free Platform : nZEDb
Fast nZEDb based NZB site. New as of April 2015. Currently no charge to be a member. Onion URL available also.
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NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 421424 Members : 2K Price : $5 Platform : nZEDb is a new, improved version of, which migrated to the current domain in March of 2015. Along with the migration came the implementation of several improvements to the service, which make it more robust and flexible, but still very affordable.
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Drunken Slug Drunken Slug
NZB Files : 500k Alexa Rank : 170817 Members : 1000 Price : Free Platform : nZEDb
Between the dedicated server, free tier level and continual updates nZEDb site does a good job of competing with the pay sites out there, Drunken Slug is definitely worth taking a look at for anyone that uses NZBs.
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AnonNZBs AnonNZBs
NZB Files : - Alexa Rank : 3097808 Members : - Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
AnonNZBs a Newznab site that constantly updates and is currently open for registration. The membership is done through Anyone can register however free users are limited to 3 downloads a day.
Review of AnonNZBs or Visit AnonNZBs
6Box.Me 6Box.Me
NZB Files : 1000K+ Alexa Rank : 301272 Members : N/A Price : Free Platform : Custom
Free and with plenty of options, this is a great backup indexing service.
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NZB Files : 200k Alexa Rank : 204790 Members : 1500 Price : €10 life Platform : Custom

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RedUsenet RedUsenet
NZB Files : 10,000+ Alexa Rank : 1097198 Members : Unk Price : Free Platform : Custom

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NZB Files : 20K Alexa Rank : 684557 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.
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Newztown Newztown
NZB Files : 600K Alexa Rank : 159631 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.
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NZBFinder NZBFinder
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 267715 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.
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Nzbsooti Nzbsooti
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 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.
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NZB Files : 250K Alexa Rank : 657419 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 : 950274 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.
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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. (Mar - 2017) Wambles seems to be needing some attention as their NZB feed has not been updated in over a week.
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NZB Files : 300K Alexa Rank : 1509726 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 : 326353 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 : 7968916 Members : 5K Price : $20 Platform : Vbulletin

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NZB Files : 2720K Alexa Rank : 4327423 Members : 4K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
A german nzb site which focuses on books, video and audio files.
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Nmatrix Nmatrix
NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 24435128 Members : 3K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Currently NMatrix is not accepting registrations. Nmatrix has been around since December 2012 and supports 3,000 member and 50,000 NZB releases.. In our testing NMatrix was a bit slow (Could be the server location in South Africa.
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NZB Files : 1500K Alexa Rank : 20131085 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 : 2000K Alexa Rank : 5641243 Members : 1000 Price : $12/Yr 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. Signups are via Bitcoin only
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NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 501933 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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NZB Files : - Alexa Rank : Members : - Price : - Platform : Newznab+
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.
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NZB Files : 300K Alexa Rank : 9137938 Members : 2K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+ promised some real advantages when they first opened however as of Mar - 2017 Nzbs4u has been closed. No word from the site owners when Nzbs4u would be opening again. Not a bad site while it was open but not recommended as they seem to open and close doors often.
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SmackDownOnYou SmackDownOnYou
NZB Files : 250K Alexa Rank : 3196075 Members : 4K Price : $15/Yr Platform : Newznab+
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.
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Dead NZB Site List: Updated Mar 2017

NZB Site Details
OMGWTFNZBS 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.
Dead since January 2017
Dead since December 2016
NZB-RSS Formerly working NZB-RSS has done private. was a site that allowed 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.
Dead since January 2011
NZBZombie 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.
Dead since November 2015
Home of NZB
Dead since July 2016
Donnies NZB
Dead since Sept 2014
Newzbin2 One of the best NZB sites. Peaked in popularity in 2006. Newzbin invented the NZB file format.
Dead since November 2011
NZBMatrix NZBMatrix was one of the most popular NZB sites. They used a modified forum software.
Dead since December 2012
Merlins Portal  Merlin's Portal was a popular NZB forum using Vbulletin software.
Dead since May 2012
NewNZB An indexing site with a small subset of news. Closed mid 2013.
Dead since May 2013 had a quick rise and fall. Closed/ shutdown as of late 2013.
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.
Dead since
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.
Dead since January 2013
NZB7 NZB7 closed its doors June 2013.
Dead since January 2013
NZBGrab NZBGrabit appears to be permanently down. They were a Newznab site with a domain name based in Italy. When they were open they had - members and - nzb files indexed.
Dead since September 2014 Currently is offline. had [members} members and - 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.
Dead since September 2014
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.
Dead since January 2013
Dead since September 2014
NZBS2Go Great NZB Site while it lasted .. Closed as of July 2014
Dead since January 2013 was quick to rise and quick to fall
Dead since July 2013
NGIndex Never very popular. Closed per server failure.
Dead since January 2013 NZB indexer for Game Apps. Now shutdown
Dead since January 2013
Nzbportal NZBportal was never very popular to begin with
Dead since May 2011
NZBsRus Took all their members money and shut down without a word. Buyer Beware.
Dead since June 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"
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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