internet explorer songbird block silverlight 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.

  • Flock 1.1 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Integrated Yahoo Mail and Gmail, Picasa photo service was added, and more

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 1
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Activities, WebSlices, Favorites Bar, Crash Recovery, and more
  • Silverlight 2.0 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 1
    Type of Application: Web browser add-on to deliver rich media
    Changes: N/A
  • Songbird 0.5 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Developer Preview
    Type of Application
    : Media player
    Changes: Better iPod support, extensible views for your library, and more
  • TeraCopy 2.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 3
    Type of Application: File copy/transfer manager
    Changes: Bug fixes

–Release Calendar–

  • Early 2008 – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • March – WordPress 2.5 [Review]
  • March 4 – OpenOffice.org 2.4
  • March 6 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 6
  • March 6 – iPhone SDK [Review]
  • Mid March – Vista SP1 [Review]
  • March 24 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • March 25 – Firefox 2.0.0.13 [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]