Sandboxie Quicktime Earth VLC 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.

  • Google Earth 4.2.0205 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Desktop map viewer
    Changes: N/A
  • QuickTime Alternative 2.1.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: QuickTime replacement
    Changes: Updated codecs
  • Revo Uninstaller 1.40 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Remove applications
    Changes: New safe, moderate, and advanced modes; Several other improvements
  • Sandboxie 3.20.01 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Run applications in a sandbox for safety
    Changes: N/A
  • Vista Transformation Pack 8 [Homepage]
    Type of Application: Make XP Look Like Vista
    Changes: Doesn’t use WindowBlinds anymore
  • VLC Media Player 0.8.6d [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: Mac Leopard improvements, bug fixes, and other minor updates

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • AIM 6.5.7.14 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Instant Messenger
    Changes: N/A

–Release Calendar–

  • December 4 – OpenOffice.org 2.3.1 [Review]
  • December 15 – Paint.NET 3.20 [Review]
  • Early 2008 – Vista SP1 [Review]
  • Early 2008 – XP SP3 [Review]
  • January, 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]