gimp opera comodo flock 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.

  • ASAP Utilities 4.2.3 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Microsoft Excel add-on
    Changes: Few small features and bug fixes
  • Comodo Firewall 3.0.18.309 [Homepage] [Review]
    Type of Application: Firewall
    Changes: N/A
  • GIMP Portable 2.4.4 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Portable image editor
    Changes: Updated to GIMP 2.4.4, and speed improvements have been made
  • Opera 9.26 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Fixed security and stability bugs

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Ascii Generator 0.9.6 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Convert images to ASCII art
    Changes: Preview color output, bug fixes, and more
  • Flock 1.1 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Webmail checking, friends activity monitor, and Picasa photo integration

–Release Calendar–

  • Early 2008 – Internet Explorer 8 Beta [Review]
  • Early 2008 – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • February – iPhone SDK [Review]
  • February – Deskscapes 2.0 [Review]
  • February 21 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 5
  • 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]
  • 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]