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The official App


If you just want to use SABnzbd, we provide a packaged application (64bit-only) available here.
Pick the right folder for your macOS version and drag SABnzbd to the Applications folder.

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How to run from sources on macOS

Running the source python (.py) files on a macOS system is not recommended unless you want to try the latest GitHub copy, or make changes yourself.

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SABnzbd includes several tools to help you schedule and limit your download speeds in order to keep your Usenet activity from overwhelming your home network. If you’re sharing the network with roommates or family a little tweaking here will go a long way towards helping them enjoy their browsing without them accusing you of hogging all the.

  1. Get a local copy (clone) of the SABnzbd source by running in the Terminal:
  2. Install the depenencies by running (might require Xcode):
  3. Start SABnzbd by running:

Your default web browser should now start and show the user interface of SABnzbd.

To update the source files to the latest version, open Terminal and run:

Running from Terminal

Since the '-d' option of SABnzbd is not working under Leopard, we need to create a daemon environment. This can easily be done by running the command in screen. This also adds running at a low priority so that it willl affect system performance less. The final command looks like this (provided that SABnzbd is still on your desktop):


  • screen -m -d: starts the command in a detached screen.
  • nice -n 20: starts the command with the lowest processor priority.
  • -b 0: starts the SABnzbd without autostarting your browser.

Start SABnzbd at boottime
Run this script in crontab periodically, so that SABnzb+ is started at boottime and will be kept running.

Should you ever need to run the compiled app from Terminal, this is the way:

If you need to see the logging output directly tro the console: