SABnzbd Releases Version 0.7.6

Just over a year ago SABnzbd passed the three million download mark.  An impressive accomplishment for sure.  Now they’re nearing five million downloads with their latest SABnzbd 0.7.6 release.  SAB fans will want to grab the latest version for the new features and bug fixes.  Those new to the Usenet browser can grab a copy by visiting  They support Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix and BSD.  All versions are free downloads.

Here’s a list of features and big fixes in SABnzbd 0.7.6:


  • Properly handle par2-sets that were renamed after creation by the poster
  • Recursive scanning when re-queuing downloaded NZB files

Bug fixes

  • Prevent blocking assembly of completed files, (this resulted in excessive CPU and memory usage)
  • Fix speed issues with some Usenet servers due to unreachable IPv6 addresses
  • Fix issues with SFV-base checks
  • Successfully pre-checked job lost its attributes when those were changed during check
  • No longer check version when looking for a running instance of SABnzbd (this prevents unintended multiple instances).
  • A damaged base par2 file could block download of more par2 files
  • Fix evaluation of schedules at startup

Grab the latest SABnzbd 0.7.6 and enjoy.  You can use their setup guides for configuring the client in Windows, Mac or Linux.  Along with an active forum to answer questions and discuss ideas for future releases.  Congratulations to the SABnzbd team as they will soon pass five million downloads!  Don’t forget to check out the add-ons as well.  The web-based client being open source has led to some really cool add-ons.

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