firefox skype wine vuze logos icons.jpgWelcome to Daily Downloads brought to you by CyberNet! Each weekday we bring you 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.

  • DriverMax 4.2 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Type of Application: Backup drivers
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Firefox 3.0 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Firefox 3.0 Portable [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Linux Linux
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • IZArc 3.81.1550 [Homepage] [Changelog]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Type of Application: File compression and extraction
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Vuze 3.1.0.0 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Type of Application: BitTorrent client
    Changes: Formally rename Azureus to Vuze, UI improvements, and bug fixes
  • Wine 1.0 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Review]
    Operating System: Linux Linux only
    Type of Application: Run Windows applications in Linux
    Changes: Bug fixes

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Skype 4.0.0.145 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Messenger
    Changes: Video improvements and UI enhancements

–Release Calendar–

  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • Early July – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • July 11 – iPhone 3G [Review]
  • August – Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 [Review]
  • September 2 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]
  • October 30 – Ubuntu 8.10
  • 2009 – Windows Mobile 7 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]

Thanks to Meshal for the tip on IZArc!