NZBgeek Review

NZBgeekNZBgeek highlights:

  • Search the site for NZB’s
  • 500,000+ NZBs indexed
  • You can browse by category
  • Private Usenet search site
  • Free to use for members
  • Premium account option

NZBgeek features:

NZBgeek is a community based NZB forum that launched in late 2012 and has a lot of nice features. The site is free to use but you’ll need to register first. As of December 2022 we’re happy to share that registration is still open. You might need an invite in the future.

Sites like NZBgeek are different from automatic engines like Binsearch. They rely on members to drive the quality of the site and in turn build a community around the site. From what we’ve seen so far NZBgeek is working hard to build a good community.

NGR Tip: We recommend Easynews for complete all-in-one Usenet access. It does not require access to NZB or indexing sites and includes everything you need for your Usenet setup:

  • Unlimited high-speed Usenet access
  • The best retention rates (access to the most Usenet posts)
  • A Usenet search interface with the fastest, most accurate search results
  • Built-in search previews

No newsreader software, NZBs or Usenet search engines are needed. Setup is instant (no configuration necessary) and Easynews can be access from all your devices, including mobile.

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You can use NZBgeek for free with some limitations. The main limitation is that you can only download 2 NZBs every 24 hours. With a premium (VIG) membership you gain unlimited access to the site along with API key and guest invites.

Not to be confused for a Usenet provider or newsreader software. Both of which you will need to download from Usenet. NZBgeek will help you find what your looking for across millions of newsgroup posts without the need for downloading headers.

Search statistics:

  • Content is separated into categories
  • Over 500,000 NZBs indexed and growing

Ease of use:

  • Easily search their NZB index
  • Keyword search inside categories

Search results:

  • Name of post
  • Category
  • Post date
  • File size
  • Number of files
  • Member comments

How to use NZBgeek:

Search for your subject of interest. Once you find what your looking for click on the name of the post for more details. Then you can download the NZB and open the newly created NZB file in your favorite Usenet client to download the contents.

Free / Premium membership:

  • Register for free access – up to 2 NZBs every 24 hours
  • Very Important Geek (VIG) costs $12 a year and includes unlimited NZBs and API

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