Gimp Google Zonealarm RealPlayer 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.

  • GIMP 2.4.3 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Type of Application: Image editor
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Google Desktop 5.7.712.12266 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Desktop search and sidebar gadgets
    Changes: N/A
  • Google SketchUp 6.4.112 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: 3D model creation
    Changes: N/A
  • QuickTime Alternative 2.2.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Light Quicktime replacement
    Changes: Updated codecs and minor fixes
  • ZoneAlarm Free 7.0.462.0 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Firewall
    Changes: N/A

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Movable Type 4.1 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Content management system
    Changes: User interface improvements, performance enhancements, avatars, asset editing, and more
  • RealPlayer 11.0.0.372 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: N/A

–Release Calendar–

  • December 13 – phpBB 3
  • December 15 – Paint.NET 3.20 [Review]
  • December 20 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 2
  • December 21 – Firefox 3 Beta 2 [Review]
  • Early 2008 – Vista SP1 [Review]
  • Early 2008 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • January, 2008 – PhraseExpress 5 [Review]
  • 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]