vlc adobe wireshark artrage 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.

  • Adobe Reader Lite 8.1.2 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: PDF reader
    Changes: Removed a few things to lighten the load a little more
  • ArtRage 2.5.20 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Create artistic designs
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • VLC 0.8.6e [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Bug fixes and security updates
  • Wireshark 0.99.8 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Network troubleshooting and packet sniffer
    Changes: Bug fixes, few new features, and better 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–

  • Early 2008 – Internet Explorer 8 Beta [Review]
  • Early 2008 – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • February – iPhone SDK [Review]
  • February – Deskscapes 2.0 [Review]
  • March – WordPress 2.5 [Review]
  • March 4 – OpenOffice.org 2.4
  • March 6 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 6
  • Mid March – Vista SP1 [Review]
  • March 24 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • March 25 – Firefox 2.0.0.13 [Review]
  • April 24 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • April 29 – Fedora 9
  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • September 8 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]
  • 2009 – Windows Mobile 7 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]