Flock Comodo WordPress AIM Firefox Foobar2000 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.

  • AIM [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Instant messenger
    Changes: N/A
  • Cain & Abel 4.9.8 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Password recovery tool for Windows
    Changes: Added support for new AES-128bit Keyfobs in RSA SecurID Token Calculator, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Password Extractor via ODBC, Automatic recognition of AirPcap TX capability based on channels, and more
  • CDBurnerXP Pro 4.0.022 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: CD burning
    Changes: Fixed burn ISO image feature
  • Free Download Manager 2.5.723 [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Download manager
    Changes: BitTorrent bug fixes
  • Process Explorer 11.03 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Type of Application: Task Manager replacement in Windows
    Changes: Thread support in the process properties dialog is enhanced with Wow64 thread stacks on 64-bit Windows and kernel stacks on Windows Vista and Server 2008, and more
  • Switcher 2.0.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Type of Application: Application switcher (like Expose and Alt-Tab)
    Changes: Lots! See our review of the Beta version above
  • WordPress 2.3.1 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Type of Application: Content management system
    Changes: Tagging support for Windows Live Writer, bug fixes, and speed improvements

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Comodo Firewall 3 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 4
    Type of Application: Personal firewall
    Changes: N/A
  • FlickrSync [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Beta
    Type of Application: Synchronize your photos with Flickr
    Changes: More responsive, and several bug fixes
  • Flock 1.0 [Homepage] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate 4
    Type of Application: Social web browser
    Changes: N/A
  • Firefox [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Release Candidate 1
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Bug fixes for issues that surfaced after the release
  • Foobar2000 0.9.5 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror] [Review]
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: New user interface, new album list component, properties dialog improvements, and more
  • Microsoft SharedView [Homepage] [Review]
    Release: Beta 2
    Type of Application: Share your desktop with others
    Changes: Improved performance, and new group chat

–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 1 – Firefox UPDATED
  • November 8 – Fedora 8
  • 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]
  • March 4, 2008 – OpenOffice.org 2.4
  • April 24, 2008 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • September 2, 2008 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review]

There Are 4 Comments

  1. [en.wikipedia.org] is going to be big in the future..it’s a nice tool and offers screen sharing (feature in Leopard on which the focus is there these days), group chats and collaborated document editing if Office is installed. Now, if they only add multiparty audio and video conferencing and photo booth kind of effects, it can compete against iChat (actually much more to compete against iChat). But I think MS should unify their communication apps (at least Live Messenger and SharedView).

  2. The SharedView is definitely an amazing application, and it wouldn’t surprise me to see Microsoft bundle it with their next version of Windows. I think that might actually be what they are working up to with testing it, and I agree that it is very much needed with the new iChat features in Leopard.

  3. The homepage for FlickrSync is actually [flickrsync.freehostia.com]
    Codeplex is the project development page where you can currently download the software (and source code) but I will migrate the binary download to the main web page soon.

  4. Pedro Geada wrote:
    The homepage for FlickrSync is actually [flickrsync.freehostia.com]
    Codeplex is the project development page where you can currently download the software (and source code) but I will migrate the binary download to the main web page soon.

    I’ll try to remember that the next time I list the download.

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