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HARLEY HAHN'S USENET CENTER
Internet Resources


The Harley Hahn Usenet Tutorial consists of 20 easy-to-read sections, each of which covers one important topic. There are links to each of these 20 sections in the navigation box to the right. If you haven't yet read the tutorial, you will find it especially useful so take a look when you have a moment. (Start with the introduction.)

Throughout the tutorial, there are a variety of interesting and useful Internet resources. I compiled these resources to make it as easy as possible for you to find the Usenet-related products and services you need. For convenience, all the resources found in the tutorial are collected together on this page.

Below you will find a summary of all the Internet resources organized by tutorial section. This is followed by a list of all the resources, along with links to external Web sites, to make it easy to browse for what you want.

Using these resources can save you a lot of time, so when you are looking for anything Usenet-related, take a moment to check here first.

 

The Top Usenet Providers

Price/Month Retention Connections
1. Thundernews $7-$17 3142+ days 50
2. Newsdemon $9-$17 3142+ days 10, 50
3. Newshosting $10-$20 3142+ days 30, 60
4. Giganews $5-$30 3152+ days 20, 50
5. Astraweb $10-$50 3141+ days 20
6. Usenext $13-$33 3142+ days 30
(Retention numbers indicate how far back binary files are archived.
The + sign indicates that binary retention grows by one day every day.)

Internet Resources Listed by Section

Here is a list of those sections of the tutorial that contain Internet resources. To see the details, just click on a link.

Web-Based Discussion Groups (read the section)

Selecting a Newsreader (read the section)

Choosing a Usenet Provider (read the section)

Newsgroups and Hierarchies (read the section)

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) (read the section)

How Are Newsgroups Created? (read the section)

Binaries: Pictures and Videos (read the section)

Finding What You Want on Usenet (read the section)

Usenet Search Engines and NZB Files (read the section)

Full List of Internet Resources

For reference, here is the full list of all the Internet resources found in Harley Hahn's Usenet Tutorial. Each set of resources contains direct links to a number of interesting and useful Web sites.

Usenet Newsreaders: Windows

Binverse Client (Recommended: free for Binverse customers)
Alt.binz  (free for older version; pay for newest version)
Forté Agent
NewsBin (Recommended: powerful, comprehensive, well-designed)
NewsLeecher
News Rover
Usenet Explorer
Xnews  (free)
Windows Live Mail  (free from Microsoft)

Usenet Newsreader Apps: iPhone, iPad, etc.

EZ Global Search  (Recommended: fast, simple access to Easynews)
NewsTap
PocketBinaries

Web-based Usenet Access

Google Groups
Recgroups
Webnews-Exchange

Commercial Usenet Providers

Airnews
Alt.binaries.com
Astraweb  (Recommended: low-priced plans, good value for the cost)
Binverse  (Recommended: FREE 3-day trial + search tool)
Easynews  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial, simple Web interface)
Giganews  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial, world's largest provider)
Flash Newsgroups
Newsdemon  (Recommended: FREE 7-day trial, excellent reputation)
Newsfeeds.com
Newsgroupdirect.com
Newshosting.com
Newsrazor.net
Ngroups.net
Powerusenet
SuperNews
Thundernews  (Recommended: FREE 3-day trial/newsreader/search)
Usenet-Access
Usenet Monster
Usenet.net
UseNetServer.com
Usenext  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial/newsreader/search)

Full List of All the Hierarchies

Master list of Usenet hierarchies

Organizing the Mainstream Hierarchies

Official list of mainstream newsgroups (page down to see the list)
The Big-8 management board

Usenet Providers that Carry Binary Newsgroups

Airnews
Alt.binaries.com
Astraweb  (Recommended: low-priced plans, good value for the cost)
Binverse  (Recommended: FREE 3-day trial + search tool)
Easynews  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial, simple Web interface)
Giganews  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial, world's largest provider)
Flash Newsgroups
Newsdemon  (Recommended: FREE 7-day trial, excellent reputation)
Newsgroupdirect.com
Newshosting.com
Newsrazor.net
Ngroups.net
Powerusenet
Supernews
Thundernews  (Recommended: FREE 3-day trial/newsreader/search)
Usenet Monster
Usenet.net
UseNetServer.com
Usenext  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial/newsreader/search)

Web-Based Access to Binary Newsgroups

Easynews  (Recommended: FREE 14-day trial, simple Web interface)
Diiva
Guba
PictureView
PocketBinaries
Ucache
Skinvideo  (erotic content only)
Xusenet Archive  (free)

Usenet Newsreaders Designed for Viewing Binaries

Alt.binz  (free for older version; pay for newest version)
NewsReactor
Ozum
SABnzbd
UltraLeecher

Programs that Download Usenet Binaries Automatically

Android
AutoPix
Binary Boy
Binary Vortex
JpegJet
NewsBin
Quadsucker News
SBNews Robot

Harley Hahn's Master List of Usenet Newsgroups

http://www.harley.com/usenet/

Harley Hahn's Internet Yellow Pages

The free online version
Information about the book

Searching the Google Groups Usenet Archive

Basic search
Advanced search

Usenet Search Engines

NZBindex  (free Usenet search service)
Binsearch  (free Usenet search service)
FindNZB  (free Usenet search service)
NewZFinders  (free Usenet search engine software)
NewZFinders en franšais  (NewZFinders in French)
Google Usenet search  (text only, no binaries)

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