wireshark quicktime adaware logos icons Welcome to Daily Downloads brought to you by CyberNet! Each weekday we bring you the Windows 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.

  • Ad-Aware 2007 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Spyware scanner
    Changes: Making the move towards localized versions, this one includes Spanish
  • QuickTime Alternative 2.5.0 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Play QuickTime movies without needing the full QuickTime
    Changes: Updated codecs
  • Wireshark 1.0.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Network troubleshooting and analysis (packet sniffing)
    Changes: Bug fixes, and new protocol support

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • None

–Release Calendar– 

  • Late April – XP SP3 [Review]
  • April 15 – Thunderbird
  • April 24 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • April 29 – Fedora 9
  • June – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • June – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • Mid 2008 – Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 [Review]
  • September 8 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]
  • 2009 – Windows Mobile 7 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]