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For general questions about newsreaders for any platform try posting the question to {{news|news.software.readers}}.  If your question is about a specific newsreader please put the name of the newsreader in brackets "[ ]" at the beginning of the subject line.
 
For general questions about newsreaders for any platform try posting the question to {{news|news.software.readers}}.  If your question is about a specific newsreader please put the name of the newsreader in brackets "[ ]" at the beginning of the subject line.
  
If you are looking to get started with Thunderbird, see our https://www.big-8.org/wiki/Tutorials tutorials].
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If you are looking to get started with Thunderbird, see our [[Tutorials|tutorials]].
  
 
<hr>
 
<hr>
<h1>Linux</h1>
 
<table cellspacing="0" border="0">
 
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="center" valign=bottom><b>Name</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Download</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Platform</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Notes</b></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Alpine</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Link to source code</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Claws Mail</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Formerly Sylpheed Claws</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Evolution</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Link to source code</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Gnus</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Built into Emacs</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Lynx</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Minimal Newsreader</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Newega</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Web-based</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>nn</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Link to source code</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Pan</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Seamonkey Project</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>slrn</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Thunderbird</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>tin</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Link to source code</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>XRN</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Link to source code</td>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 
<!-- ************************************************************************** -->
 
<hr>
 
<h1><em>Mac</em></h1>
 
<table cellspacing="0" border="0">
 
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="center" valign=bottom><b>Name</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Download</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Platform</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Notes</b></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>HogWasher</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MT-NewsWatcher</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 
<!-- ************************************************************************** -->
 
<hr>
 
<h1><em>Windows</em></h1>
 
<table cellspacing="0" border="0">
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="center" valign=bottom><b>Name</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Download</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Platform</b></td>
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Notes</b></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Forte Agent</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>30-day Trial</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MesNews</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MicroPlanet Gravity</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MR/2 ICE</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows and OS/2</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>NewsgroupsRT</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Microsoft Store</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Usenet Explorer</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Shareware</td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Bintube</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 
<!-- ************************************************************************** -->
 
<hr>
 
<h1><em>Mobile</em></h1>
 
<table cellspacing="0" border="0">
 
  
<tr>
+
= Linux and Misc OSes =
<td height="30" align="center" valign=bottom><b>Name</b></td>
+
 
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Download</b></td>
+
{|
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Platform</b></td>
+
| '''Name'''
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Notes</b></td>
+
| '''Download'''
</tr>
+
| '''Platform'''
<tr>
+
| '''Notes'''
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>EZ Usenet</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| [http://alpine.x10host.com/alpine/release/ Alpine]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| [http://alpine.x10host.com/alpine/release/src/alpine-2.24.tar.xz Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Requires Easynews services</td>
+
| Multiple
</tr>
+
| Link to source code
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Holmez</u></td>
+
| [http://zzo38computer.org/fossil/bystand.ui/index bystand]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| [http://zzo38computer.org/fossil/bystand.ui/dir?ci=tip Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| Linux
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Link to source code
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [https://www.claws-mail.org/ Claws Mail]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>NewsGroup Reader</u></td>
+
| [https://www.claws-mail.org/downloads.php Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| Multiple
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| Formerly Sylpheed Claws
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
|-
</tr>
+
| [https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution Evolution]
<tr>
+
| [https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution#Get_the_Source_Code Download]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Newstap</u></td>
+
| Multiple
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| Link to source code
<td align="left" valign=bottom>iOS</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [https://micha.freeshell.org/flnews/ Flnews]
</tr>
+
| [https://micha.freeshell.org/flnews/#binary Download]
<tr>
+
| Multiple
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>PhoNews</u></td>
+
|
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| [http://www.gnus.org/ Gnus]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [http://www.gnus.org/distribution.html Download]
</tr>
+
| Multiple
<tr>
+
| Built into Emacs
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Usenet Reader for Android</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| [http://lynx.browser.org/ Lynx]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| [https://lynx.invisible-island.net/current/ Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Demo</td>
+
| Multiple
</tr>
+
| Minimal Newsreader
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Usenet Reader for Android</u></td>
+
| [http://www.nndev.org/ nn]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>App Store</td>
+
| [ftp://ftp.nndev.org/pub/nn-6.7/nn-6.7.3.tar.Z Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Android</td>
+
| Multiple
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Paid</td>
+
| Link to source code
</tr>
+
|-
</table>
+
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/openxp5/ OpenXP 5]
<!-- ************************************************************************** -->
+
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/openxp5/files/ Download]
<hr>
+
| Linux
<h1><em>Historical (No longer supported or updated)</em></h1>
+
| Link to source code
<table cellspacing="0" border="0">
+
|-
 +
| [http://pan.rebelbase.com/ Pan]
 +
| [http://pan.rebelbase.com/download/ Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.seamonkey-project.org/ Seamonkey Project]
 +
| [https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/#2.53.5.1 Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.slrn.org/ slrn]
 +
| [http://www.slrn.org/download.html Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
|  
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.thunderbird.net/ Thunderbird]
 +
| [https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/ Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.tin.org/ tin]
 +
| [ftp://ftp.tin.org/pub/news/clients/tin/stable/tin-current.tar.gz Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
| Link to source code
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.mit.edu/~jik/software/xrn.html XRN]
 +
| [https://github.com/jikamens/xrn/ Download]
 +
| Multiple
 +
| Link to source code
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
= Mac =
 +
{|
 +
| '''Name'''
 +
| '''Download'''
 +
| '''Platform'''
 +
| '''Notes'''
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.asar.com/hogwasher.html HogWasher]
 +
| [http://www.smfr.org/mtnw/downloading.html Download]
 +
| Mac
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.smfr.org/mtnw/ MT-NewsWatcher]
 +
| [https://www.asar.com/download/Hogwasher.dmg Download]
 +
| Mac
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.usenapp.com/ Usenapp]
 +
| [https://www.usenapp.com/ Download]
 +
| Mac
 +
| Shareware
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
= Windows =
 +
{|
 +
| '''Name'''
 +
| '''Download'''
 +
| '''Platform'''
 +
| '''Notes'''
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.forteinc.com/agent Forte Agent]
 +
| [https://www.forteinc.com/agent/trial.php Download]
 +
| Windows
 +
| 30-day Trial
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.mesnews.net/gb/ MesNews]
 +
| [http://www.mesnews.net/gb/chargement.php Download]
 +
| Windows
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/mpgravity/ MicroPlanet Gravity]
 +
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/mpgravity/files/latest/download Download]
 +
| Windows
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.mr2ice.com/ MR/2 ICE]
 +
| [http://www.mr2ice.com/mrw268.exe Download]
 +
| Windows and OS/2
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/newsgroupsrt/9wzdncrdkcxv?activetab=pivot:overviewtab NewsgroupsRT]
 +
| Microsoft Store
 +
| Windows
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [http://www.usenetexplorer.com/download.htm Usenet Explorer]
 +
| [http://www.usenetexplorer.com/download.htm Download]
 +
| Windows
 +
| Shareware
 +
|-
 +
| [https://www.bintube.com/player/download.aspx Bintube]
 +
| [https://www.bintube.com/player/mirror.aspx Download]
 +
| Windows
 +
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
= Mobile =
 +
{|
 +
| '''Name'''
 +
| '''Download'''
 +
| '''Platform'''
 +
| '''Notes'''
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chillaxing.easynews&hl=en&gl=US EZ Usenet]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
| Requires Easynews services
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.holmez.twa&hl=en&gl=US Holmez]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.piaohong.newsgroup&hl=en&gl=US NewsGroup Reader]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://apps.apple.com/us/app/newstap-usenet-newsreader/id292410356 Newstap]
 +
| App Store
 +
| iOS
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=at.cmg.android.phonews&hl=en&gl=US PhoNews]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ken.android.nntpreader&hl=en&gl=US Usenet Reader for Android]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
| Demo
 +
|-
 +
| [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ken.android.nntpreader.pro Usenet Reader for Android]
 +
| App Store
 +
| Android
 +
| Paid
 +
|}
  
<tr>
+
= Historical (No longer developed or supported) =
<td height="30" align="center" valign=bottom><b>Name</b></td>
+
{|
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Download</b></td>
+
| '''Name'''
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Platform</b></td>
+
| '''Download'''
<td align="center" valign=bottom><b>Notes</b></td>
+
| '''Platform'''
</tr>
+
| '''Notes'''
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>40tude Dialog</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20120226220420/http://www.40tude.com/dialog/index.htm 40tude Dialog]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [https://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/40add5217e78d6dcc1b98c8a44a38cd9/5fc2baa0/4dea/4/2 Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| Windows
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20070104014124/http://www.a4pocket.com/newsreader/ A4Pocket Newsreader]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>A4Pocket Newsreader</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20061206003011/http://www.a4pocket.com/download/A4News_ARM.exe Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| PocketPC
<td align="left" valign=bottom>PocketPC</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
|-
</tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20111211081431/http://bebits.com/app/1410 BeInformed]
<tr>
+
| Download
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>BeInformed</u></td>
+
| BeOS
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>BeOS</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20091208025250/http://www.paradiseplace.org.uk/BeOS/bnews.htm BeNews]
</tr>
+
| Download
<tr>
+
| BeOS
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>BeNews</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>BeOS</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20101208183139/http://www.beonex.com/ Beonex]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Download
</tr>
+
| Multiple
<tr>
+
| Precursor to Mozilla/Seamonkey
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Beonex</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20100831181309/http://freeusenetreader.com/index.htm FreeNews]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
+
| Download
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Precursor to Mozilla/Seamonkey</td>
+
| Web/Javascript
</tr>
+
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>FreeNews</u></td>
+
| [https://userbase.kde.org/KNode Knode]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
| [http://download.kde.org/Attic/applications/15.04.3/src/kdepim-4.14.10.tar.xz Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Web/Javascript</td>
+
| Linux
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Can be still installed on multiple Linux distributions but it in no longer being developed.
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [http://www.haller-berlin.de/macsoup/ MacSOUP]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Knode</u></td>
+
| Download
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| Mac
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Linux</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Can be still installed on multiple Linux distributions but it in no longer being developed.</td>
+
|-
</tr>
+
| Maple
<tr>
+
| Download
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MacSOUP</u></td>
+
| Windows
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [http://newega.free.fr/index.html Newega]
</tr>
+
| [http://newega.free.fr/downloads.html Download]
<tr>
+
| Multiple
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom>Maple</td>
+
| Contains Windows and Linux binaries. Is actually web-based.
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20091231011357/http://maxprog.com/site/software/internet-tools/maxnews_sheet_us.php MaxNews]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20091231021853/http://maxprog.com/products/MaxNews.dmg Download]
</tr>
+
| Mac
<tr>
+
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>MaxNews</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20080201022312/http://www.parkersoftware.com/products/newshunter/index.html NewHunter 3]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20080201022312/http://www.parkersoftware.com/prog_files/NewsHunter.zip Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Mac
</tr>
+
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>NewHunter 3</u></td>
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| [https://web.archive.org/web/20200915225518/http://www.newsrover.com/ News Rover]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [https://news-rover.en.lo4d.com/download Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
+
| Windows
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [http://www.palmyanoff.com/ News Yanoff]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>News Rover</u></td>
+
| [http://www.palmyanoff.com/download.htm Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| PalmOS
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
|-
</tr>
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| [https://web.archive.org/web/20040722110816/http://www.parkersoftware.com/products/newshunter/index.html Newsman Pro]
<tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20051016181032/http://parkersoftware.com/prog_files/NewsHunter.sit Download]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>News Yanoff</u></td>
+
| Mac
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>PalmOS</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [http://www.malch.com/nx1faq.html NewsXpress]
</tr>
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| [http://www.malch.com/ftp/nx201.zip Download]
<tr>
+
| Windows
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Newsman Pro</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20050115162907/http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=pronews Pronews]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Download
</tr>
+
| OS/2
<tr>
+
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>NewsXpress</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [http://www.rmrsoft.com/epoc/news.htm RMRNews]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| [http://www.rmrsoft.com/downloads/epoc/rmrnews.zip Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| SymbianOS
</tr>
+
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Pronews</u></td>
+
| [https://www.thothsw.com/ Thoth]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
| Download
<td align="left" valign=bottom>OS/2</td>
+
| OSX and MacOS
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [http://trn.sourceforge.net/ trn]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>RMRNews</u></td>
+
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/trn/files/trn4/ Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| Linux
<td align="left" valign=bottom>SymbianOS</td>
+
| Link to source code
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
|-
</tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20090721162427/http://www.demon.net/demon/products/internetaccess/turnpike Turnpike]
<tr>
+
| Download
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Turnpike</u></td>
+
| Windows
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download</td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [https://panic.com/blog/the-future-of-unison/ Unison]
</tr>
+
| [https://download.panic.com/unison/Unison%202.2.zip Download]
<tr>
+
| Mac
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Unison</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Mac</td>
+
| [https://science.ksc.nasa.gov/software/winvn/winvn.html#general WinVN]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| [ftp://ftp.fidobbs.net/pub/bbs/1400/WV16I999.ZIP Download]
</tr>
+
| Windows
<tr>
+
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>WinVN</u></td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20130505023027/http://xananews.techtips.com.br/ Xana News]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| [https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/News-Newsgroups-Blog-Tools/XanaNews.shtml Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
| Windows
</tr>
+
<tr>
+
|-
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Xana News</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20140105230318/http://xnews.newsguy.com/ Xnews]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20140105225854/http://xnews.newsguy.com/release/xnews.zip Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| Windows
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
</tr>
+
|-
<tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20161224132443/http://xpn.altervista.org/index-en.html XPN]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Xnews</u></td>
+
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/xpn/ Download]
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
| Multiple
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Windows</td>
+
| Download link to Sourceforge page
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
+
|-
</tr>
+
| [http://yanoff.sourceforge.net/yanoff/yanoff.html Yanoff]
<tr>
+
| [http://yanoff.sourceforge.net/yanoff/download/download.html Download]
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>XPN</u></td>
+
| PalmOS
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Multiple</td>
+
|-
<td align="left" valign=bottom>Download link to Sourceforge page</td>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20141117105459/http://www.vex.net/yarn/ Yarn]
</tr>
+
| [https://web.archive.org/web/20141117105459/http://www.vex.net/yarn/archive/ Download]
<tr>
+
| DOS & OS/2
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Yanoff</u></td>
+
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
+
|}
<td align="left" valign=bottom>PalmOS</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
<tr>
 
<td height="30" align="left" valign=bottom><u>Yarn</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><u>Download</u></td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom>DOS &amp; OS/2</td>
 
<td align="left" valign=bottom><br></td>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 

Revision as of 15:26, 26 December 2020

Introduction

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Please contact us to correct or expand this list.

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Linux and Misc OSes

Name Download Platform Notes
Alpine Download Multiple Link to source code
bystand Download Linux Link to source code
Claws Mail Download Multiple Formerly Sylpheed Claws
Evolution Download Multiple Link to source code
Flnews Download Multiple
Gnus Download Multiple Built into Emacs
Lynx Download Multiple Minimal Newsreader
nn Download Multiple Link to source code
OpenXP 5 Download Linux Link to source code
Pan Download Multiple
Seamonkey Project Download Multiple
slrn Download Multiple
Thunderbird Download Multiple
tin Download Multiple Link to source code
XRN Download Multiple Link to source code

Mac

Name Download Platform Notes
HogWasher Download Mac
MT-NewsWatcher Download Mac
Usenapp Download Mac Shareware

Windows

Name Download Platform Notes
Forte Agent Download Windows 30-day Trial
MesNews Download Windows
MicroPlanet Gravity Download Windows
MR/2 ICE Download Windows and OS/2
NewsgroupsRT Microsoft Store Windows
Usenet Explorer Download Windows Shareware
Bintube Download Windows

Mobile

Name Download Platform Notes
EZ Usenet App Store Android Requires Easynews services
Holmez App Store Android
NewsGroup Reader App Store Android
Newstap App Store iOS
PhoNews App Store Android
Usenet Reader for Android App Store Android Demo
Usenet Reader for Android App Store Android Paid

Historical (No longer developed or supported)

Name Download Platform Notes
40tude Dialog Download Windows
A4Pocket Newsreader Download PocketPC
BeInformed Download BeOS
BeNews Download BeOS
Beonex Download Multiple Precursor to Mozilla/Seamonkey
FreeNews Download Web/Javascript
Knode Download Linux Can be still installed on multiple Linux distributions but it in no longer being developed.
MacSOUP Download Mac
Maple Download Windows
Newega Download Multiple Contains Windows and Linux binaries. Is actually web-based.
MaxNews Download Mac
NewHunter 3 Download Mac
News Rover Download Windows
News Yanoff Download PalmOS
Newsman Pro Download Mac
NewsXpress Download Windows
Pronews Download OS/2
RMRNews Download SymbianOS
Thoth Download OSX and MacOS
trn Download Linux Link to source code
Turnpike Download Windows
Unison Download Mac
WinVN Download Windows
Xana News Download Windows
Xnews Download Windows
XPN Download Multiple Download link to Sourceforge page
Yanoff Download PalmOS
Yarn Download DOS & OS/2