miranda avant mediamonkey sunbird 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.

  • AbiWord 2.6.2 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Word processor
    Changes: Experimental collaboration plugin for Windows added, and bug fixes
  • Avant Browser 11.6.11 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Miranda 0.7.4 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Multiple-network instant messenger
    Changes: Bug fixes and minor enhancements
  • Mozilla Sunbird 0.8 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Calendar
    Changes: Timezone improvements, view remote calendars offline, and lots of bug fixes

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • MediaMonkey [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate 1
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Vista/XP Virtual Desktop Manager 0.8 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate
    Type of Application: Virtual desktops for Windows
    Changes: New mini-toolbar, automatically checks for updates, performance improvements, and more

–Release Calendar–

  • Late April – XP SP3 [Review]
  • April 15 – Thunderbird
  • April 15 – Firefox [Review] NEW
  • 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]

Thanks to Omar for the Firefox release date!