Mozilla Firefox 8.0 is the latest version of the hugely popular web browser. The brand new v8 includes a much-improved add-on manager which gives you far more control over which add-ons are installed automatically, as well as being faster than previous versions. Download Firefox 8 for Windows and for Mac.
There's also a separate Firefox 8 for Android, which you can use on your mobile device.
Pale Moon 8.0 is the latest version of the speed-optimised, Firefox-8 based browser. This interesting browser will instantly feel familiar if you've used Firefox but also includes a number of unique features designed to improve speed and efficiency. The latest v8.0 is based on Firefox 8.
Another major release from Mozilla, Thunderbird 8. This neat email client has a small footprint and features some smart ways to stop junk mail. Thunderbird 8 is now based on the new Gecko 8 engine, an improved add-ons manager and other fixes.
Adobe Flash Player 11.1 is a minor update to the media player that enables you to view flash content within your web browser. In addition to accelerated graphics, Flash 11.1 now is natively in 64-bit code on all supported platforms, which will enable it to better integrate with browsers and plug-ins that are coded in 64-bit and more. Download FlashPlayer 11.1 for Internet Explorer or 11.1 for Other Browsers.
This week there has been another update to the ever-popular LibreOffice. The latest v3.4.4 ships with minor improvements that include official support for for business and enterprise deployment, as well as a new colour chart feature has been added to make life a little easier.
Dropbox 1.2.48 is a powerful file synchronisation tool. Simply drop files in to your box and watch them automatically synch across your computers, whether they are Windows or Mac machines. You can also access your Dropbox from your mobile phone, if you need access to an important document.
Triallian 184.108.40.206 is an easy-to-use chat client that will enable you to chat with multiple users, across different IM networks, from the same interface. the latest version ships with Skype support.
FileZilla 3.5.2 is a popular cross-platform free FTP client. FTP clients are still essential tools for maintaining a remote server, uploading new content or for minor admin. There is also a FileZilla 3.5 Portable which can be taken on the road.
Spamihilator 1.0.0 is an anti-spam client that sits between your email client and the internet and attempts to filter incoming email. The program works with almost every e-mail client.
Finally, Autoruns 11.1 will look deep in to your system and find every startup application and service, enabling you to quickly view problematic services, disable them permanently or temporarily.
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