writer foobar flash opera 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.

  • Flash Player [Homepage] [Mirror]
    Type of Application: Play Flash media
    Changes: Security fixes
  • Windows Live Writer [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Type of Application: Blogging software
    Changes: Bug fixes (Note: Must upgrade through Windows Update)

–Pre-Releases (Alpha, Beta, etc…)–

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

  • Foobar2000 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Mirror]
    Release: Beta 1
    Type of Application: Media player
    Changes: New visualizations, auto-resize playlist columns, and more
  • Opera 9.5.9903 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Post-Beta
    Type of Application: Web browser
    Changes: Added EV certificate support, notes synchronization, and bug fixes
  • TeraCopy 2.0 [Homepage] [Release Notes] [Review]
    Release: Beta 3 for Vista x64
    Type of Application: File transfer manager
    Changes: Vista x64 support

–Release Calendar–

  • Late April – XP SP3 [Review]
  • April 15 – Thunderbird
  • April 15 – Firefox [Review]
  • April 24 – Ubuntu 8.04
  • April 29 – Fedora 9
  • April 30 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta [Review] NEW
  • June – iPhone 2.0 Software [Review]
  • June – Firefox 3.0 [Review]
  • June 19 – openSUSE 11.0
  • Mid 2008 – Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 [Review]
  • September 2 – OpenOffice.org 3.0 [Review] UPDATED
  • 2009 – Windows Mobile 7 [Review]
  • 2009 – Paint.NET 4.00 [Review]
  • 2010 – Windows 7 [Review]

Thanks to Oliver for the tip on TeraCopy!