News Rover Usenet Newsreader -- Search and download Usenet newsgroup messages and files
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Try News Rover today!
Get a free demo for XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8[.1]/Windows 10
(32-bit or 64-bit)

You are invited to download News Rover and try it free for 30 days in demonstration mode. If you choose to to register News Rover, you will receive a registration key that unlocks the full power of News Rover; you will not have to download a different version.

The current version of News Rover is: 21

System Requirements for News Rover

  • Windows 95/98/ME/2000/2003/NT/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10.
  • At least 1 GB memory.
  • 50 MB of disk space plus however much space is required for downloaded messages and files.
  • Connection to an Internet provider with a Usenet news server.

If you are licensed for an earlier version of News Rover, you are eligible for a free or inexpensive upgrade. Please see our upgrade page for information about upgrading.

We do not have a version of News Rover for Linux or the Macintosh.

Installation instructions

    Download the 32-bit or 64-bit News Rover installer file from one of our FTP sites.
    Note: You must be running a 64-bit version of Windows to use the 64-bit version of News Rover.

    If you are unable to download from either site, please click here.

  • Install help page with screenshots.

  • Execute the downloaded file (nrsetup.exe or nrsetup64.exe).
  • Wizards will guide you through using News Rover.
  • Extensive help documentation is available in the program.
  • If you have any problems installing or using News Rover, we want to know about it. Please send problem reports and questions to