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newslite is a UNIX/LINUX command line tool to download from newsgroups and decode multipart and monopart yENC or UU encoded files.

There already exist a lot of programs like that. I built this new one to fulfill the following objectives:

  • Resource efficiency in terms of CPU usage and memory so that it could be run on low-end computers
  • Build "title list", in order to ease group content analysis
  • Robustness to news server connection loss
At this point in time, newslite only supports yEnc encoded binaries, the most widely used format for binary posting. Any attempt to download any other kind of encoded files will

What's New

Version 1.10:
  • added -t (test a group) option
  • performance improvement and bug fixing...


Mac OS X 10.2 or later

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3.8 1


Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 6,292
Version Downloads 1,269
License Free
Date 02 Jan 2009
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free