Firefox IsoBuster Opera VirtualBox Seamonkey Java 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.

  • Firefox [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: 110 bug fixes (21 crashers, 12 regressions, 2 memory leaks, 2 privacy-related)
  • IsoBuster 2.2 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: CD and DVD data recovery
    Changes: Support for command line parameters, support for spanned DMG image files, and more
  • Java Runtime Environment 6 Update 3 [Homepage]
    Type of Application: Java
    Changes: N/A
  • SeaMonkey 1.1.5 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: N/A
  • VirtualBox 1.5.2 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Virtualization
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • XnView v1.91.6 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Image converter
    Changes: Open in Google Earth, smoothing factor for JPEG, and several bug fixes

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • DC++ 0.70 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: File sharing
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • IObit SmartDefrag 4.01 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Storage defragmenter
    Changes: N/A
  • Opera 9.5.9603 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Post-Alpha
    Type of Application: Web Browser
    Changes: Stability and bug fixes

–Release Calendar–

This is a great way to keep up on the upcoming software releases.

  • October 26 – Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard [Review]
  • November – Firefox 3 Milestone 9 [Review]
  • November – Zune 2 [Review]
  • November 8 – Fedora 8
  • December 4 – 2.3.1 [Review]
  • January, 2008 – Mac Office 2008 [Review]
  • January 15, 2008 – WordPress 2.4
  • February, 2008 – iPhone SDK [Review]
  • March 4, 2008 – 2.4
  • April 24, 2008 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • September 2, 2008 – 3.0 [Review]

Thanks to MetaMan for the tip on Firefox!