opera feeddemon ubuntu logos icons.pngWelcome 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.

  • Cobian [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Backup utility
    Changes: End of Beta testing, language updates
  • Ubuntu 8.04 [Homepage] [Changelog]
    Type of Application: Linux operating system
    Changes: Many new things, but the most notable is probably the Wubi installation manager which makes installing and uninstalling Ubuntu in Windows very easy

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • FeedDemon [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate 2
    Type of Application: Feed reader
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • FolderShare 14.0.1331.0415 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Share files between computers
    Changes: Security and stability updates
  • Opera 9.5.9945 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Review]
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Notes synchronization, EV certificate support, performance improvements, and more

–Release Calendar–

  • April 29 – Fedora 9
  • April 29 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • April 30 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta [Review]
  • 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 2 – 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 Ubuntu tip!