opera songbird firefox.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.

  • Opera 9.5 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Opera Link for bookmark synchronization, enhanced address bar, security improvements, new skin, and more
  • Recuva 1.15.327 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows only
    Type of Application: Recover deleted files
    Changes: Bug fixes

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Firefox 3.0 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror] [Review]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Release: Release Candidate 3
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Fixes a critical Mac bug
  • Songbird 0.6 [Homepage] [Changelog] [Mirror]
    Operating System: Windows Windows; Mac Mac; Linux Linux
    Release: Release Candidate 4
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Bug fixes

–Release Calendar–

  • June/July – Flock 2.0 Beta [Review]
  • June 12 – Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 1
  • June 17 – Firefox 3.0 [Review] UPDATED
  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • Early July – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • July 11 – iPhone 3G [Review]
  • August – 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]

Thanks to Oropher, Omar, and Cody for the tips!