Ubuntu Songbird Winamp Maxthon 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.

  • Flock 1.0.4 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Removes the “is” in the People Sidebar for Facebook as this is what Facebook now does, and relaxed some of the version checking for extensions so popular extensions like AdBlock will install
  • Winamp 5.51 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Improvements and bug fixes

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • FeedDemon 2.6 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Cost: $29.95
    Release: Release Candidate 4a
    Type of Application: Feed reader
    Changes: New startup wizard, import from Google Reader, and several bug fixes
  • Maxthon [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Improved web page loading and browser performance, and bug fixes
  • Songbird 0.4 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate 2
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Ubuntu 8.04 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Alpha 2
    Type of Application: Ubuntu operating system
    Changes: Not much from Alpha 1

–Release Calendar–

  • Early 2008 – Vista SP1 [Review]
  • Early 2008 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • January, 2008 – PhraseExpress 5 [Review]
  • January 10 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 3 NEW
  • January 15, 2008 – Mac Office 2008 [Review]
  • January 24, 2008 – WordPress 2.4
  • February, 2008 – iPhone SDK [Review]
  • February, 2008 – Deskscapes 2.0 [Review]
  • February 27, 2008 – Windows Server 2008 [Review]
  • March 4, 2008 – OpenOffice.org 2.4
  • April 24, 2008 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • September 2, 2008 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]

Thanks to Omar for the tip on Flock!