Quicktime iTunes Prism Paint nLite 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.

  • BitComet 0.95 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: BitTorrent downloader
    Changes: Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • iTunes 7.5 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: iTunes 7.5 features the ability to activate iPhone wherever service is offered and support for Phase, a new interactive music game designed exclusively for iPod nano (third generation), iPod classic, and iPod (fifth generation). This release also includes bug fixes to improve stability and performance.
  • MediaCoder [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Media converter
    Changes: Minor updates and bug fixes
  • nLite 1.4 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Customize Windows installation
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Process Explorer 11.04 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Windows Task Manager replacement
    Changes: N/A
  • Quicktime 7.3 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Updated support for creating iPhone-compatible web content, updated JavaScript support in the QuickTime Web Plug-in, and bug fixes
  • SeaMonkey 1.1.6 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: N/A

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Azureus [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 7
    Type of Application: BitTorrent downloader
    Changes: N/A
  • Gizmo Project [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Voice chat
    Changes: Bug fixes and improvements
  • Paint.NET 3.20 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Alpha
    Type of Application: Image editor
    Changes: Ability to do ‘Fixed Size’ and ‘Fixed Ratio’ selection drawing with the Rectangle Select tool; Added ‘Center’ (offset) property to Radial Blur, Zoom Blur, Bulge, and Twist effects. This allows you to set the center of rendering, complete with an image underlay preview; And more
  • Prism 0.8 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Prototype
    Type of Application: Stripped down web browser
    Changes: Now available for Mac and Linux, and there are some bug fixes

–Release Calendar–

This is a great way to keep up on the upcoming software releases.

  • November – Firefox 3 Milestone 9 [Review]
  • November – Comodo 3 Firewall [Review]
  • November – Vista Transformation Pack 8
  • November – Opera Mini 4 [Review]
  • November – HP MediaSmart Home Server [Review] NEW
  • November 8 – Fedora 8
  • November 12 – OLPC Laptop [Review]
  • November 13 – Zune 2 [Review]
  • December 4 – OpenOffice.org 2.3.1 [Review]
  • December 15 – Paint.NET 3.20 [Review]
  • January, 2008 – Mac Office 2008 [Review]
  • January 15, 2008 – WordPress 2.4
  • February, 2008 – iPhone SDK [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]

Thanks to Jack of all Trades for the tip on Prism!