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Newsbin Professional Download

Version 6.61

Released October 5, 2015

Trial Version

Ten day free trial. Entering a registration key turns this into the registered version. Installer automatically detects 32 or 64 bit systems.

Trial Download
Registered Users

Performs an upgrade and preserves existing configuration and current registration. Installer automatically detects 32 or 64 bit systems. Please read the special Upgrade Note below.

Extended Trial Offer!

Request a Newsbin Trial Key which will give you FREE access to Newsbin and the Internet Search service for 15 days. You can turn the trial key into a lifetime key by signing up for any of our Internet Search tiers of service.

Previous Versions: If you are looking for an older version of Newsbin, check the Newsbin Archives.

Alternate Installer: If the Internet based installer is failing on your machine, try this Alternate Newsbin Installer. It contains both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Newsbin.

License Agreement: The Newsbin License Agreement can be viewed here.


  • Version 6.61 has bug fixes to 6.60. No major new features.
  • Version 6.60 New Feature Information
  • New functions are documented on Newsbin 6.60 New Features Help Page
  • Watch Lists can now make use of our Internet Search service to grab stuff off of Usenet as soon as it shows up
  • All SSL connections are now TLS 1.0 instead of SSLv3. Drops back to SSL if the news server doesn't support TLS
  • Now supports CouchPotato, SickBeard, SickRage and Sonarr. Go under the Options menu and look for "Remote NZB Source Settings".
  • New Servers tab layout. Lists each of your servers and allows you to expand any of them to monitor individual conntection activity.
  • Simplified Filter Configuration Screen.
  • Download List, Files List, and Wish List now perform a paged loading. It does not load the entire list from the DB, only what is needed to display.
  • Improved AutoPAR functionality, better repair capabilities.
    - A second retry will trigger a PAR to download to keep things going.
    - If 98% of files have downloaded, and PAR2 files exist, the first retry will trigger assembly.
    - If Newsbin retries with less than 98% of files already downloaded, it will continue retrying until 90% of files are downloaded.
  • NOTE:
    The database that tracks the Download List, Failed Files List, and Wish List has changed! Anything prior to 6.60 Beta 1 is not compatible!
    It is recommended that you clear your current download list before installing 6.60. If you wish to bring your Downlaod List or Wish List forward from an older version, use the Save to NZB option and then import the resulting NZB into the new version.


Download List Compatability

  • If you were not running 6.60 prior to upgrading, you should clear your download list before upgrading to 6.61. Files queued for download in versions prior to 6.60 will not display.
  • Note: Version 6.60 will NOT run on Windows 98 or Windows 2000.


Newsbin is available in many languages!

Supported Languages:

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Italian Japanese Korean
Norwegian Polish Portuguese
Romanian Serbian Slovak
Spanish Swedish Thai

These translations are available due to the hard work of many volunteers. Not all translations are complete. Check our Translation Wiki to see the status of your language. If your language is not 100%, consider volunteering to help translate it.


Found Newsbin Pro with a search engine (Yahoo) while researching downloading utilities. I appreciate its flexibility in handling NZB files. M.D., Ellerslie, Auckland, NZ - July 29, 2014