Binary Vortex pulls down pictures from Usenet Newsgroups. It is fast, efficient, reliable and — most importantly — easy to use. You can be up and running with Binary Vortex after typing in only a few simple setup options. Binary Vortex supports the new Yenc decoding format!
To find out more about Binary Vortex, visit the About page, which contains a bit of additional information.
The download button over there to the left will download the self-extracting Binary Vortex installer program and install Binary Vortex on your computer. It’s compatible with all modern versions of Windows, include 95/98/ME/NT/XP/Vista/Windows7.
The online user’s manual contains all the information that you might need to get the program up and running. Also check the
There’s also a page full of screen shots that show Binary Vortex in action downloading pictures from usenet newsgroups. We added a HOWTO that describes in detail how to download pictures of celebrities from alt.binaries.pictures.celebrities — it’s a great resource for novices. Click here to view. Also find some more howtos at this link.
What is the difference between a newsgroup downloader like Binary Vortex and a simple newsreader? Binary Vortex is designed to pull down binary files (or attachments) from usenet newsgroups rapidly and without user intervention. For example, you can let Vortex run overnight and pull down literally tens of thousands of pictures or other binary attachments. Vortex is designed to be extremely simple to use — all you really need to do is to enter your news server account information, pick the newsgroups you want to download, and then click the “start” button. It’s as simple as that!