News reader client applications
provide the online vehicle for you to access the Usenet across the Internet,
enabling you to read and post messages.
There are three main options
for accessing the Usenet as described below: a full stand-alone client
program, a news reader
an email program, or online access through
Client applications. A full news reader application that you download and install on your computer typically provides the fastest access and fullest functionality. The
following resources provide access to stand-alone applications:
Browsers. Some email programs
include an integrated Usenet news reader, as with the free
open source software application Mozilla Thunderbird.
Websites. The following websites provide access
to the Usenet, some just for reading the newsgroups, some also for posting: