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.
Top NZB Sites By UsenetReviewz Ranking Quick Review Chart Grid Layout
|Oznzb||#||87747||Open||$16/Yr||2500K||10K||Newznab+||Well Run. Free/VIP|
|Nzbplanet||#||27200||Open||$8/Yr||2000K+||110K+||Newznab+||Fast & Improved|
|DogNZB||#||53933||Open||$10||1000K||6K||Custom||Top Semi Private Site|
|NZB Tortuga||#||2903769||Open||$6/Yr||2000K||100||Newznab+||New NZB Site|
|NzbGeek||#||52024||Open||$12/Yr||500K+||71K+||Custom||Friendly NZB Site|
|GingaDaddy||#||164701||Open||$15/Yr||700k+||29K+||Newznab+||Popular UK/US site|
|CasstormNZB||#||14822806||Open||$15/yr||100K||1K||Newznab+||Fast, New NZB Site|
|Nzb.su||#||65177||Invite||$10||2000K||10k||Newznab+||Top Private Site|
|Nzbs.org||#||42477||Invite||Free||2000K+||5K+||Newznab+||Top Private Site|
|OMG||#||2533116||Invite||$10/Yr||1000K||5000||Custom||Good Semi Private Site|
|AbbeyGirl||#||17163810||Open||$15/Yr||100K||1K||Newznab+||New Australian NZB Site|
|FST||#||180618||Open||$10/Yr||700K+||20K+||Vbulletin||Forum + NZBs|
|DeepCave||#||1163160||Open||Free||14K||1K||Newznab+||New as of 2014|
|NZBCat||#||306870||Invite||$15||1250K+||3000||nZEDb||VIP Bitcoin/Invite Only|
|NZBIs||#||150255||Open||Free||1290K+||?||Newznab+||No ads, No logs, Free|
|PirateNZB||#||Open||Free/VIP||64K+||?||Newznab+||Free Usenet Indexer|
|NZBtor.cr||#||14828102||Open||Free||500k||200||nZEDb||Fast nZEDb site|
|Althub.co.za||#||749531||Open||$5||500K||2K||nZEDb||Fast NZB site|
|Drunken Slug||#||211893||Open||Free||500k||1000||nZEDb||Quality Free Site|
|6Box.Me||#||276879||Open||Free||1000K+||N/A||Custom||Free NZB Site|
|DUTPlanet||#||4206127||Open||€15/Yr||200K+||100K||Custom||Spotweb Based Site|
|NZBMovieSeeker.com||#||168833||Open||€10 life||200k||1500||Custom||Custom NZB Indexer|
|RedUsenet||#||1181255||Open||Free||10,000+||Unk||Custom||Free, PHP interface|
|UCrawler||#||46959||Open||Free||5000K||10K||Newznab+||Free! Ad Supported|
|Abook||#||542044||Invite||Free||20K||3K||Vbulletin||Audiobooks Only. Friendly|
|Nzbfinder||#||312470||Open||$20/Yr||500K||5K||Newznab+||Bitcoin Only. Fast.|
|Nzbsooti||#||Open||Free||500K||3K||Newznab+||Slower NZB Site|
|NZBid||#||1099339||Open||$12/Yr||2000K||2K||Newznab+||High Quality Service|
|Wambles NZB||#||Open||$10/Yr||428K||?||Newznab+||Good. Needs Work.|
|TheHive||#||374890||Open||$5||?||16K||Vbulletin||NZB Forum Layout|
|Hangout||#||12366813||Invite||$20||50K||5K||Vbulletin||Good NZB Site|
|FastNZB||#||4337032||Open||$10/Yr||2720K||4K||Newznab+||German NZB Site|
|NNZBZ||#||Invite||$16/Yr||1500K||?||Newznab+||A NZB site|
|NComplex||#||697185||Open||$10||50K||1K||Vbulletin||German NZB Indexer|
|NNPBeta||#||Invite||-||-||-||-||SVR Err Sept 2014|
|Donnies||#||Invite||Free||?||?||Vbulletin||Usenet Indexing Site|
NZB Site Summary Information ( Scroll up for Quick Grid Chart)
NZB Files : 2500K Alexa Rank : 87747 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
NZB Files : 2000K+ Alexa Rank : 27200 Members : 110K+ Price : $8/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Nzbplanet is a new automatized NZB indexer with over 2000000+ NZB releases and 110000+ + members. NZBPlanet is working hard to get their site into good working order.
Review of Nzbplanet or Visit Nzbplanet
NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 53933 Members : 6K Price : $10 Platform : Custom
Popular NZB Site DogNZB.cr 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.
Review of DogNZB.cr or Visit DogNZB.cr
NZB Files : 200K Alexa Rank : 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 Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 2903769 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 : 52024 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.
Review of NZBGeek or Visit NZBGeek
NZB Files : 700k+ Alexa Rank : 164701 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.
Review of GingaDaddy or Visit GingaDaddy
NZB Files : 100K Alexa Rank : 14822806 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.
Review of CasstormNZB or Visit CasstormNZB
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 65177 Members : 10k Price : $10 Platform : Newznab+
NZB.su 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 nzbs.org and Dognzb.cr ( Other popular and private NZB sites). Signup to our mailing list to be notified when NZB.su opens again and/or receive NZB site invites.
Review of NZB.su or Visit NZB.su
NZB Files : 2000K+ Alexa Rank : 42477 Members : 5K+ Price : Free Platform : Newznab+
Nzbs.org is one of the older and more popular NZB indexing sites according to Alexa.com. The only problem is that membership is closed and getting an invite is difficult, if not impossible. Nzbs.org runs on the Newznab platform. Not Recommended. (Too difficult to get an invite and easier options exist.)
Review of NZBs.org or Visit NZBs.org
NZB Files : 1000K Alexa Rank : 2533116 Members : 5000 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.
Review of OMGWTFNZBS or Visit OMGWTFNZBS
NZB Files : 100K Alexa Rank : 17163810 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 OzNZB.com
Review of AbbeyGirl or Visit AbbeyGirl
NZB Files : 700K+ Alexa Rank : 180618 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.
Review of FileSharingTalk or Visit FileSharingTalk
| DeepCave NZB
NZB Files : 14K Alexa Rank : 1163160 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 : 306870 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 : 150255 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
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.
Review of PirateNZB or Visit PirateNZB
NZB Files : 500k Alexa Rank : 14828102 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.
Review of NZBtor.cr or Visit NZBtor.cr
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 749531 Members : 2K Price : $5 Platform : nZEDb
Althub.co.za is a new, improved version of NMatrix.co.za, 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.
Review of Althub.co.za or Visit Althub.co.za
| Drunken Slug
NZB Files : 500k Alexa Rank : 211893 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.
Review of Drunken Slug or Visit Drunken Slug
NZB Files : - Alexa Rank : 17163810 Members : - Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
AnonNZBs a Newznab site that constantly updates and is currently open for registration. The membership is done through onlySEOtools.com. Anyone can register however free users are limited to 3 downloads a day.
Review of AnonNZBs or Visit AnonNZBs
NZB Files : 1000K+ Alexa Rank : 276879 Members : N/A Price : Free Platform : Custom
Free and with plenty of options, this is a great backup indexing service.
Review of 6Box.Me or Visit 6Box.Me
NZB Files : 200K+ Alexa Rank : 4206127 Members : 100K Price : €15/Yr Platform : Custom
Review of DUTPlanet or Visit DUTPlanet
NZB Files : 200k Alexa Rank : 168833 Members : 1500 Price : €10 life Platform : Custom
Review of NZBMovieSeeker.com or Visit NZBMovieSeeker.com
NZB Files : 10,000+ Alexa Rank : 1181255 Members : Unk Price : Free Platform : Custom
Review of RedUsenet or Visit RedUsenet
| Usenet Crawler
NZB Files : 5000K Alexa Rank : 46959 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
NZB Files : 20K Alexa Rank : 542044 Members : 3K Price : Free Platform : Vbulletin
ABook.ws 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 ABook.ws or Visit ABook.ws
NZB Files : 600K Alexa Rank : 149107 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
NZB Files : 500K Alexa Rank : 312470 Members : 5K Price : $20/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZBFinder is an NewsNab based NZB indexing site located at NZBFinder.ws. 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
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.
Review of Nzbsooti or Visit Nzbsooti
NZB Files : 250K Alexa Rank : 637933 Members : 3K Price : $10 Platform : Newznab+
NZBIndex.in 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.
Review of NZBIndex.in or Visit NZBIndex.in
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 1099339 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
| 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. (Jan - 2017) 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 : 2588127 Members : 2K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NZB.ag is not aiming small. After NZBMatrix went down, the developers at NZB.ag 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.
Review of NZB.ag or Visit NZB.ag
NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : 374890 Members : 16K Price : $5 Platform : Vbulletin
Formerly located at NZBeez.co.uk and was ported over to The-Hive.be with the same layout and design that it had.
Review of The-Hive.be or Visit The-Hive.be
NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 12366813 Members : 5K Price : $20 Platform : Vbulletin
Review of NZBHangout or Visit NZBHangout
NZB Files : 2720K Alexa Rank : 4337032 Members : 4K Price : $10/Yr Platform : Newznab+
A german nzb site which focuses on books, video and audio files.
Review of FastNZB.info or Visit FastNZB.info
NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 19519407 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.
Review of Nmatrix or Visit Nmatrix
NZB Files : 1500K Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : $16/Yr Platform : Newznab+
NNZBZ.org 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.
Review of NNZBZ.org or Visit NNZBZ.org
NZB Files : 2000K Alexa Rank : 10972354 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
Review of NewzNZB or Visit NewzNZB
NZB Files : 50K Alexa Rank : 697185 Members : 1K Price : $10 Platform : Vbulletin
Started 2 months ago, Newz-Complex.org 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.
Review of Newz-Complex.org or Visit Newz-Complex.org
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
NZB Files : ? Alexa Rank : Members : ? Price : Free Platform : Vbulletin
Review of Donnies NZB or Visit Donnies NZB
NZB Files : 300K Alexa Rank : Members : 2K Price : $12/Yr Platform : Newznab+
Nzbs4u.net promised some real advantages when they first opened however as of Jan - 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.
Review of Nzbs4u.net or Visit Nzbs4u.net
NZB Files : 250K Alexa Rank : 1931066 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.
Review of SmackDownOnYou or Visit SmackDownOnYou
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Dead NZB Site List: Updated Jan 2017
|NZB-RSS|| Formerly working NZB-RSS has done private. NZB-RSS.com 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
|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
|FindNzbs.info|| FindNzbs.info had a quick rise and fall. Closed/ shutdown as of late 2013. |
Dead since October 2013
|Nbinz.eu|| Nbinz.eu 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. |
|SpammedFish|| SpammedFish is a new NZB site that’s set up under the UK domain SpammedFish.co.uk. 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
|Newzb.co|| Currently Newzb.co is offline. Newzb.co 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
|Nzbx.co|| NZB.co was quick to rise and quick to fall |
Dead since July 2013
|NGIndex|| Never very popular. Closed per server failure. |
Dead since January 2013
|pwnZB.com|| 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
|NZB-Matrix.eu|| NZB-Matrix.eu 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
- An NZB compliant newsreader – check out our list of best Usenet newsreaders
- A premium Usenet service – Our best Usenet services list.
- An NZB site or Usenet Search Engine
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.