7zip openoffice logos icons.pngWelcome to Daily Downloads brought to you by CyberNet! Each weekday we bring you software updates for widely used programs, and it’s safe to assume that all the software we list is freeware (we’ll try to note the paid-only programs).

As you browse the Internet during the day, feel free to post the software updates you come across in the comments below so that we can include them the following day!

–Stable Releases–

The software listed here have all been officially released by the developers.

  • None

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

The software listed here are pre-releases that may not be ready for everyday usage.

  • 7-Zip 4.59 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Alpha 3
    Type of Application: File extraction and compression
    Changes: Can now unpack UDF and XAR archives, and bug fixes
  • OpenOffice.org 3.0.0.m2 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Office suite
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Paint.NET 3.35 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: Image editor
    Changes: Changes and bug fixes

–Release Calendar–

  • Early July – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • July 1 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta 2 [Review] NEW
  • July 1 – Firefox [Review] NEW
  • July 11 – iPhone 3G [Review]
  • August – Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 [Review]
  • September 2 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]
  • October 30 – Ubuntu 8.10
  • 2009 – Windows Mobile 7 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]

Thanks to “The Guru” for the tip on the Firefox release date!