Best NZB Site List

Here is  our list of the most popular and best NZB sites of 2018.  Note:  you will need a USENET service provider to download NZB files from these sites. We recommend you review our best USENET providers of 2018  list to find the best services at the best prices currently available.

Please also note that we make a distinction between NZB sites and USENET search engines. NZB sites contain NZB files curated to some degree by humans. Usenet search engines, however, have little to no filters and are, by definition, search engines. NZB sites will typically give you better results.

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Top 5 Open NZB Sites ( List updated  Sep 2018 )

# Name Details Rating
1NZBFinder Review nzb site
  • Free: 5 NZBs & 25 API Calls.
  • Three levels: 10, 20, 35 Euros.
  • Up to Unlimited Hits & Grabs.
  • Spotweb for Elite Access.
4 Stars
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Newznab+
Open
2Drunken Slug Review nzb site
  • 5 NZBs & 100 APIs Daily
  • Three Levels:5, 10, 20 Euros
  • Upto 2000 NZBs & API Calls.
  • Good Uptime/ Customize experience .
4 Stars
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nZEDb
Open
3Usenet Crawler Review nzb site
  • 1000 NZBs & 10,000 Calls.
  • $10/Lifetime VIP
  • 5000 NZBs & 50,000 API Calls.
  • Multiple NZB Selection.
3.5 Stars
Read Review
Newznab+
Open
4Nzbplanet Review nzb site
  • 5 NZBs Daily
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • 5,000 API Calls & Unl. NZBs.
  • Bitcoin and Credit Card Accepted
4.5 Stars
Read Review
Newznab+
Open
5NZBGeek Review nzb site
  • No Free Account
  • $12/Year for VIP
  • GeekSeek Search Engine
  • Bitcoin and/or Credit Cards
4 Stars
Read Review
Custom
Open

Top 5 Open NZB Sites in Detail


1st place - NZBFinder

NZBFinder
NZBFinder Review nzb site
Pros
  • Free: 5 NZBs & 25 API Calls.
  • High Quality Releases
Cons
  • Simple interface

NZBFinder.ws specializes in high-quality audio and video groups. There are several different membership levels at NZBFinder.ws, get started with the free account gives you just enough to see if NZBFinder.ws is for you.

You've probably seen the number of releases on NZB Finder increase recently. A lot of very high quality stuff like more REMUX, WEB-DL and complete BluRays have been indexed.

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2nd place - Drunken Slug

Drunken Slug
Drunken Slug Review nzb site
Pros
  • 5 NZBS / 100 APIs Free Daily
  • Bitcoin & Credit Card
Cons
  • Basic Interface

Online since 2013 and powered by NewzNab, Drunkenslug has rich features and several membership levels. Most importantly Drunken Slug has a free account doesn’t require an invite and that offers 100 API hits and 5 NZB downloads per day.

We recommend all UsenetReviewz readers to signup with Drunken Slug and give them a brief test, even if you don't like the service, its always a good idea to have an account. NZB sites can both improve and close doors or go invite only at any time so definitely put Drunken Slug to the test with a free account.

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3rd place - Usenet Crawler

Usenet Crawler
Usenet Crawler Review nzb site
Pros
  • Best Free NZB Site
  • 1000 NZBs & 10,000 Calls Free
Cons
  • Occasionally Downtime

Usenet-Crawler has been on the scene for a long time now (2012) and has done the USENET community a great service by consistently offering the Best Free account for any NZB sites. Many NZB site owners temporarily offer free VIP membership only to drastically reduce the free user capabilities once they reach a certain number of users.

Not so with Usenet-Crawler, they have been in it for the long haul. While they may suffer occasional downtime, the site owner is consistently working to give USENET users access to free NZB files and there is little pressure to join especially if you are an occasional USENET user.

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4th place - Nzbplanet

Nzbplanet
Nzbplanet Review nzb site
Pros
  • 5 NZBs for Free Daily
  • Bitcoin and Credit for VIP
Cons
  • Limited Free Account

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 via the free account

NZBPlanet typically has had a pretty decent selection of NZB files one plus is being able to pay for their VIP level service via credit card. Otherwise Bitcoin is possible. Also at $10/year, VIP is not extravagantly priced and can give you 5,000 API Calls & Unlimited NZBs.

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5th place - NZBGeek

NZBGeek
NZBGeek Review nzb site
Pros
  • Nice Community
  • Quality NZB Files
Cons
  • No Free Account

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.

NZBGeek isn’t trying to be the biggest NZB indexer out there however it does have some very nice features and the people behind it seem to be genuinely interested in constantly improving what they have. $12/year for VIP. The site provides value for the money in both the forums and the indexer.

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Top 5 Invite Only NZB Sites as of Sep 2018

# Name Details Rating
1DogNZB Review nzb site
  • No Free Account
  • $18/Year for VIP
  • 5,000 API Calls & Unlimited NZBs.
  • Remote Push, Trackt Integration
4.5 Stars
Read Review
Custom
Invite
2NZB.su Review nzb site
  • 5 NZBs a Day
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • 500 NZBs & 5,000 API Daily
  • Forum Access
4 Stars
Read Review
Newznab+
Invite
3NZBs.org Review nzb site
  • Invite Only
  • $15/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited NZBs and 5000 APIs
  • Invites are very hard to come by.
4 Stars
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Newznab+
Invite
4LuluNZB Review nzb site
  • No Free Account
  • $15/Year for VIP
  • 1000 API Calls Day & Unlimited NZBs
  • Invite required.
4 Stars
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Newznab+
Invite
5Oznzb Review nzb site
  • 5 NZBs Daily
  • $16/Year / $ 55/Lifetime.
  • Upto 2000 NZBs & 10,000 Calls.
  • IRC /Forum access for paid users.
4.5 Stars
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Newznab+
Invite

Top 5 Invite NZB Sites in Detail


1st place - DogNZB

DogNZB
DogNZB Review nzb site
Pros
  • Lots of Features
  • Good Quality and Good Uptime
Cons
  • No Free Account

Online since 2013, DogNZB has been a top NZBsite for several years now. They have a very reputation so now they have done invite only. If you can get an invite you now will need to pay at least $20 for the year or $50 for 3 years.

Although they charge $20/year, they maybe be worth it as they have some nice custom features such as Trackt integration, Remote push service, Custom RSS searches, Remote and Mobile notification.

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2nd place - NZB.su

NZB.su
NZB.su Review nzb site
Pros
  • Various API Integrations
  • Good Selection and Uptime
Cons
  • Invite Only

NZB.su has been around since 2012. NZB.su currently accepts new members, requiring nothing more than a sign-up to get a free-level user account. Paid accounts aren’t expensive relative to other sites, but do have NZB grab and API hit limits. Those limits, however, are very generous.

Their indexes can be searched and browsed easily, and the site makes it simple to find what you want by including plenty of filters on the search. RSS integration, API integration and other features make membership a great deal.

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3rd place - NZBs.org

NZBs.org
NZBs.org Review nzb site
Pros
  • Popular Invite Only
  • Good Selection with API
Cons
  • Difficult to get Invite

Nzbs.org is one of the older and more popular NZB indexing sites. The only problem is that membership is closed and getting an invite is difficult.  Nzbs.org runs on the Newznab platform.

The site has a good reputation, however, so it’s likely worth joining if someone sends you an invite and you want a Newznab-based indexer.

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4th place - LuluNZB

LuluNZB
LuluNZB Review nzb site
Pros
  • Newznab Indexer
  • Quality NZBs
Cons
  • Difficult Invite

LuLuNZB is about as closed off as NZB sites get but, if you can get an invite, that’s sometimes a good thing as far as keeping the site up and running, if in a restricted fashion.

The site has no known plans to open up registration, but you might try your luck on forums and other gathering places for NZB downloaders to see if you can get an invite.

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5th place - Oznzb

Oznzb
Oznzb Review nzb site
Pros
  • Good Quality and uptime
  • Big collection of NZB
Cons
  • Registration required

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. NZBs files from over 150 USENET groups are updated every 10 minutes so that you get access to the latest binary files. OzNZB has some additional interesting features such as an integrated IRC chat and a well integrated PHPbb forum for discussion.

Australian hosted OzNZB is definitely one NZB site to put on your shortlist.  They have a friendly community, many NZB files and a good level of participation as many users review and vote on releases. The latest sever specs we have for OzNZB are as follows : Dedicated hardware, with 8 CPUs, 32GB of ram and 800GB of storage

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All NZB Sites as of Sep 2018 sorted by popularity

NameQuick StatzMore Detail
Usenet Crawler Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Newznab+
  • 1000 NZBs & 10,000 Calls.
  • $10/Lifetime VIP
  • 5000 NZBs & 50,000 API Calls.
Oznzb Review Status:Invite
Price: $16/Yr
Newznab+
  • 5 NZBs Daily
  • $16/Year / $ 55/Lifetime.
  • Upto 2000 NZBs & 10,000 Calls.
Nzbplanet Review Status:Open
Price: $8/Yr
Newznab+
  • 5 NZBs Daily
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • 5,000 API Calls & Unl. NZBs.
DogNZB Review Status:Invite
Price: $20
Custom
  • No Free Account
  • $18/Year for VIP
  • 5,000 API Calls & Unlimited NZBs.
NZBGrabit Review Status:Open
Price: $15/Yr
Vbulletin
  • 10 .zip downloads / day
  • $15/Year / $35/Lifetime
  • Up to 200 NZBs for VIP
OMGWTFNZBS Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Custom
  • No Free Account
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • UNlimited NZBs & API Calls.
NZB Tortuga Review Status:Open
Price: $6/Yr
Newznab+
  • 5 NZBs a Day
  • $6/Year for VIP
  • Unl. downloads & 6K API calls.
NZBGeek Review Status:Open
Price: $12/Yr
Custom
  • No Free Account
  • $12/Year for VIP
  • GeekSeek Search Engine
GingaDaddy Review Status:Open
Price: $15/Yr
Custom
  • 3 API Hits/NZB Grabs
  • $17/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited API Hits / NZBs
NZB.su Review Status:Invite
Price: $10
Newznab+
  • 5 NZBs a Day
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • 500 NZBs & 5,000 API Daily
NZBs.org Review Status:Invite
Price: Free
Newznab+
  • Invite Only
  • $15/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited NZBs and 5000 APIs
FileSharingTalk Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Vbulletin
  • Not disclosed.
  • Three Pricing Tiers 4 VIP
  • Plan depends on service length.
DeepCave NZB Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Newznab+
  • 200 NZBs & 750 calls.
  • No details
  • 25 invites
NZBCat Review Status:Open
Price: $15/Yr
nZEDb
  • 1 NZB & 10 APIs daily
  • $5/Year for VIP
  • 500 NZBs & 5,000 API Daily
SimplyNZB Review Status:Open
Price: Free/VIP
Newznab+
  • 10 API hits daily.
  • £2.50 GBP for Basic Access
  • 10 invites to 50 random users.
Althub.co.za Review Status:Open
Price: $5
nZEDb
  • Free 3 NZBs daily
  • $10/Year for VIP
  • 10 Invites / Unlimited hits & grabs.
Drunken Slug Review Status:Open
Price: Free
nZEDb
  • 5 NZBs & 100 APIs Daily
  • Three Levels:5, 10, 20 Euros
  • Upto 2000 NZBs & API Calls.
AnonNZBs Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Newznab+
  • 100 calls & 10 NZBs.
  • Two levels ; $10, $ 20
  • Up to 2000 calls & 5000 NZBs.
6Box.Me Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Custom
  • Unlimited hits & Grabs.
  • Unspecified donation for VIP
  • N/A
NZBMovieSeeker.com Review Status:Open
Price: €10 life
Custom
  • Free 3 NZBs daily
  • 10 Euros/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited NZBs.
A1NZB Review Status:Open
Price: $15/Yr
Newznab+
  • 3 NZBs & 3 Calls.
  • $ 15 /Year
  • Unlimited API hits & NZB grabs.
NZBNoob Review Status:Open
Price: $15/Yr
Newznab+
  • 100 calls & 5 NZBs daily.
  • Two levels ; $ 12 & $ 22
  • Upto 5000 calls & 1000 NZBs daily.
Miatrix Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Newznab+
  • 2 NZBz & 2 calls.
  • Three levels ;$10, $20, $50
  • Upto 2000 calls & 500 NZBs.
ABnzb Review Status:Open
Price: $12/Yr
Newznab+
  • 20 NZBs & 100 calls
  • $25/Year for VIP
  • 1000 NZBs & 2000 calls.
NzbNDX Review Status:Open
Price: $12/Yr
Newznab+
  • 250 NZBs.( Two weeks limit)
  • $12 / Year
  • 5000 calls, 450 NZBs.
LuluNZB Review Status:Invite
Price: ??
Newznab+
  • No Free Account
  • $15/Year for VIP
  • 1000 API Calls Day & Unlimited NZBs
AlbumsIndex Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Custom
  • Google Friend Connect.
  • N/A
  • N/A
News69 Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Newznab+
  • 40 NZBs & 1000 calls
  • None
  • None
PFMonkey Review Status:Invite
Price: ?
Newznab+
  • No Free Account
  • $15/Year for VIP
  • No Limits
NZBsToday Review Status:Invite
Price: ?
Newznab+
  • Invite Only
  • Not disclosed VIP
  • API Calls/ Forum Access
Tabula Rasa Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Newznab+
  • 10 NZBs & 100 API Calls.
  • Two levels : $10 , $20
  • Upto 5,000 NZBs & 2,000 API Calls.
Newseros Review Status:Invite
Price: Free
Custom
  • Spanish Language
  • Not disclosed VIP
  • Spanis
NZBNation Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Custom
  • 15 NZBs daily.
  • Temp. Unavailable.
  • Not disclosed.
BinnewZ Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Custom
  • French NZB Site
  • No API Calls
  • Free
ABook.ws Review Status:Invite
Price: Free
Vbulletin
  • Members Only
  • Invite only
  • Unlimited downloads.
NZB-RSS Review Status:Open
Price: Free
Custom
  • Has no membership levels.
  • N/A
  • N/A
Newztown Review Status:Open
Price: $15
Newznab+
  • Invite Only
  • Five Levels:$ 1.50-$ 22.50
  • Upto 1000 NZBs & 10,000 API Calls.
NZBFinder Review Status:Open
Price: $20/Yr
Newznab+
  • Free: 5 NZBs & 25 API Calls.
  • Three levels: 10, 20, 35 Euros.
  • Up to Unlimited Hits & Grabs.
NZBIndex.in Review Status:Open
Price: $10
Newznab+
  • 5 NZBs daily
  • $30/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited downloads & 500 calls
NZBid Review Status:Open
Price: $12/Yr
Newznab+
  • 1000 API Calls.
  • N/A
  • N/A
NZB.ag Review Status:Open
Price: $10/Yr
Newznab+
  • 200 calls & 10 NZBs.
  • $10/Year.
  • 1000 calls & APIs daily.
The-Hive.be Review Status:Open
Price: $5
Vbulletin
  • Free 1 NZB & Limited Forums.
  • $25/Year for VIP
  • Unlimited downloads & Forums.
NewzNZB Review Status:Open
Price: $12/Yr
Custom
  • Invite Only.
  • 12 euros /yr
  • Unlimited API calls & NZBs.

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NZB Sites GraveYard

NZB Site Graveyard

The NZB Site GraveYard Dead NZB Site List: Updated Sep 2018

NameExp DateNotes
FastNZB.info Review
  • Exp:Nov - 2017
  • Newznab+
  • 50 API calls & NZB downloads.
  • $ 10 / Year
Newz-Complex.org Review
  • Exp:Nov - 2017
  • Newznab+
  • 10 Hits & 15 grabs
  • $60/Year for VIP
NZB.is Review
  • Exp:Oct - 2017
  • nZEDb
  • 5 NZBs, 10 API Hits
  • $20/Year
RedUsenet Review
  • Exp:Jun - 2017
  • Custom
  • Unlimited NZBs.
  • Powerful browse & search
SmackDownOnYou Review
  • Exp:Apr - 2017
  • Newznab+
  • Many negative comments
  • Standard Newznab+ Site
CasstormNZB Review
  • Exp:Dec - 2016
  • nZEDb
  • Simple Australian Site
  • Last a short time
AbbeyGirl Review
  • Exp:Dec - 2016
  • Newznab+
  • Offered Free and VIP accounts
  • AUD$15 year / AUD$25 Life
DUTPlanet Review
  • Exp:Nov - 2016
  • Custom
  • Notably easy interface.
  • Had adult categories in their
Wombles NZB Review
  • Exp:Nov - 2016
  • Newznab+
  • RSS Feeds/ API Help /Forum.
  • Pretty decent site.
NNZBZ.org Review
  • Exp:Jun - 2016
  • Newznab+
  • Limited free accounts/Invites.
  • 5 year back archive/Bitcoin
NZBZombie Review
  • Exp:Mar - 2016
  • nZEDb
  • Always open registration/API
  • phpBB3 forums / Good retention
Nzbsooti Review
  • Exp:Nov - 2015
  • nZEDb
  • Completely free / donations
  • Focused on spam control.
NZBtor.cr Review
  • Exp:Oct - 2015
  • Newznab+
  • Ran on TOR service.
  • Bridge torrents & NZB files.
Home of NZB Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2015
  • Newznab+
  • Fully free service/ Maxi 500
  • Forum / RSS & API support.
Nmatrix Review
  • Exp:May - 2015
  • Custom
  • Unlimited access membership
  • Unlimited NZBs and APIs.
NZBHangout Review
  • Exp:May - 2015
  • Newznab+
  • Offered Free and VIP accounts
  • Forum & chat support / Paypal.
NNPBeta Review
  • Exp:Jan - 2015
  • Custom
  • 100NZBS,1000 APIs for the free
  • TOR used to access indexer /
Nzbs4u.net Review
  • Exp:Jan - 2015
  • nZEDb
  • Offered free & VIP/donate
  • VIP downloads;ZIP or
pwNZB.com Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2014
  • Custom
  • Ran on Xeon X3210- solid
  • Impressive list of NZBs.
SpammedFish Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2014
  • Custom
  • Advertisement free interface
  • Compatible with
NZBGrab Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2014
  • Newznab+
  • Offered VIP accounts.
  • Operated on an Italian domain.
Newzb.co Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2014
  • Newznab+
  • 25 NZBs daily for free
  • $15 per year for VIP accounts.
UberNZB Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2014
  • Newznab+
  • Fast search features.
  • Constantly updated servers.
NZBS2Go Review
  • Exp:Jul - 2014
  • Newznab+
  • Excellent Indexes,relatively
  • Compatible with all download
Donnies NZB Review
  • Exp:Jan - 2014
  • Custom
  • Invite Only / Free API calls.
  • API access / Great spam
FindNzbs.info Review
  • Exp:Oct - 2013
  • Newznab+
  • Was an invite only site.
  • Offered SSL security.
FTDWorld Review
  • Exp:Sep - 2013
  • nZEDb
  • Free registration.
  • Convenient categorization of
Nzbx.co Review
  • Exp:Jul - 2013
  • nZEDb
  • Free & paid membership
  • Great API.
NZB7 Review
  • Exp:Jun - 2013
  • Newznab+
  • Continuously updated index.
  • Socializing Forum/Active
NZBsRus Review
  • Exp:Jun - 2013
  • nZEDb
  • Bitcoin / $15 per year
  • IRC Channel / Forum /Big NZB
NewNZB Review
  • Exp:May - 2013
  • Newznab+
  • Automated with simple
  • Was developing tech on spam
Nbinz.eu Review
  • Exp:Apr - 2013
  • nZEDb
  • Fast update cycle.
  • Large NZBs selection / fast
NZB-Matrix.eu Review
  • Exp:Jan - 2013
  • Newznab+
  • Free membership/Accepted
  • More than 200k NZBs/ Good
NZBMatrix Review
  • Exp:Dec - 2012
  • nZEDb
  • Free & $10 lifetime VIP
  • RSS Feeds / Excellent uptime.
Merlins Portal Review
  • Exp:May - 2012
  • Vbulletin
  • Indexed a wide range of
  • No more details.
Newzbin2 Review
  • Exp:Jan - 2012
  • Custom
  • Offered Free & VIP accounts.
  • Hand picked index/Streamlined
Nzbportal Review
  • Exp:May - 2011
  • nZEDb
  • Set up by ex members of
  • No more details.
NGIndex Review
  • Exp:Apr - 2011
  • nZEDb
  • VIP account for $1 per month.
  • 1200 newsgroups & high


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