emule kde adaware java logos icons-1.pngWelcome 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.

  • None

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Ad-Aware 2008 7.1.0.4 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Spyware detection and removal
    Changes: N/A
  • DVDFab 5.0.1.2 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: DVD copier
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • eMule 0.491 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: File sharing on the eDonkey2000 network
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • IE7Pro 2.3 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: Internet Explorer 7 add-on
    Changes: “FasterIE” which is supposed to increase surfing speed, and improvements to the download manager
  • Java Runtime 6 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Linux Linux
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Java framework
    Changes: Many improvements
  • KDE 4.1 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Linux Linux only
    Release: Alpha 1
    Type of Application: Linux desktop environment
    Changes: Will be available for Windows Mac, and OpenSolaris; Includes Akonadi which is a desktop-independent storage engine for PIM data
  • Yahoo Messenger for Vista [Homepage] [Changelog] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Instant messenger
    Changes: Includes voice and SMS support

–Release Calendar–

  • April 30 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta [Review]
  • May 6 – Opera Dragonfly Alpha
  • May 13 – Fedora 9
  • June – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • June – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • June 12 – Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 1
  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • Mid 2008 – 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]