Opera Firefox MAM Wireshark 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.

  • Damn Small Linux 4.2 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Linux Operating System
    Changes: Bug fixes
  • Launchy 2.0 [Homepage] [Review]
    Type of Application: Application launcher
    Changes: New default skin, better customization, and more
  • Opera 9.25 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Security patches
  • Wireshark 0.99.7 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Protocol analyzer
    Changes: Bug fixes and a few new features

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Firefox 3.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: New address bar, Places improvements, and more
  • MAME 0.122 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Play old games
    Changes: Bug fixes and a few updates
  • Portable Firefox 3.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: New address bar, Places improvements, and more

–Release Calendar–

  • December 20 – Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 2
  • 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]

Thanks to Omar on the Opera 9.25 tip!