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Developer(s) Crystal Art Software
Initial release 1.0 Final / 24 September 2004
Stable release
7.0 Final / 6 June 2016; 2 years ago (2016-06-06)
Operating system Windows
Type News client
License Proprietary, Shareware

NewsLeecher is a binary Usenet client for the Microsoft Windows operating system.


Although NewsLeecher is generally considered a Combination client used to read and download binary and text content from usenet newsgroups, it currently has very limited posting capabilities, and does not support the posting of binary articles.


  • Binary and text article downloads (text posting only)
  • PAR2 support (automatic or manual)
  • Download manager/scheduler
  • Multiple simultaneous connections with multi-server and SSL support
  • NZB file support
  • Automatic RAR file extraction and split archive/file joining functionality
  • Server search function (optional at extra cost)

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