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2024

Adobe
Feb 20/2024, Adobe (Acrobat) Reader, bugs+se­cu­ri­ty flaws fixed. MoreTo update, run pro­gram and click “Help, Check for Updates”.
PeaZip
Feb 14/2024, PeaZip 9.7.1More
Filezilla
Feb 7/2023, Filezilla 3.66.5Get­it

2023

Open Office
Dec 22/2023, OpenOffice 4.1.15. More
Audacity
Nov 16/2023, Audacity 3.4.2. Get It
FreeOffice
Nov 8/2023, FreeOffice 1068. More
IcoFx
Oct 3/2023, IcoFx 3.9Get It
Open Shell
Aug 16/2023, Open Shell 4.4.191, features changed, bugs+se­cu­ri­ty flaws fixed. More
7-Zip
Jun 20/2023, 7-Zip 23.01. Get It
Paint .NET
Jan 24/2023, Paint.NET 5.0.1More
Microsoft
Jan 13/2023, Microsoft: ended support of Windows 7 and 8.1.

2022

Affinity
Dec 2/2022, Serif Affinity 1.10.6Get It
Windows Subsystem for Linux
Dec 1/2022, Windows Subsystem for Linux 1.0.3Get­it
Windows 11
May 18/2022, Microsoft Windows 11 now ready for broad deployment. More
Microsoft
Apr 18/2022, Microsoft: Windows 10 21H2 is generally available. Win­dows​Up­date

2021

Microsoft
Nov 16/2021, Microsoft: Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 21H2. More
Apple iCloud
Nov 10/2021, Apple iCloud 13: bugs+se­cu­ri­ty flaws fixed. More
Browser News
Oct 17/2021, Browser News: the Browser News was reörganized, with news about site design tools, deployment tools, editors, operating systems, and other tools moved to this page. Keep up-to-date: visit this page regularly, as well as the Browser News and Font News pages.
Microsoft Windows 11
Oct 5/2021, Microsoft Windows 11 was released. MoreWin­dows​Up­date

2020

Apple iCloud
Sep 24/2020, Apple iCloud 7.21 [Windows 7+]: Apple fixed iCloud 7 se­cu­ri­ty flaws. More

2019

JPEGcrop
Nov 30/2019, JPEGcrop 2019.11Get It

2017

Microsoft Silverlight
Viperware Apr 11/2017, Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.50906.0: Microsoft updated its Silverlight media player to fix se­cu­ri­ty flaws. Users should up­date.Get It or Windows Up­date
Microsoft Windows
Apr 11/2017, Microsoft Windows Vista: Microsoft ended support of Windows Vista. More

2016

Apple QuickTime
Apr 15/2016, Apple QuickTime RIP? It may be time to uninstall Quicktime from Windows PCs, since it’s little used and it has se­cu­ri­ty flaws which may not be fixed. More
Microsoft Windows
Jan 12/2016, Microsoft Windows 8: Microsoft ended support of Windows 8. Users should upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.More
Apple QuickTime
ViperwareUpdate problemJan 7/2016, Apple QuickTime 7.7.9 [Windows]: Apple updated its media player for Windows Vista & 7 to fix se­cu­ri­ty flaws. Users should update. Caution: this will install Apple update software, even if you don’t want it.MoreGet It

2015

Microsoft EdgeMicrosoft Internet Explorer
Aug 17/2015, Virtual Machines for Testing with Edge & IE: Microsoft released new virtual machines for those who wish to test with its browsers. MoreMore

2014

Bash
Sep 25/2014, Bash se­cu­ri­ty Bug: A serious se­cu­ri­ty flaw has been reported in Linux, MacOS, & Unix. Affected systems should be up­dat­ed as updates become available.MoreMoreMoreMoreMacOS Up­date

2008

Microsoft software
Jul 25/2008, Microsoft MSDN: Microsoft reörganized its MSDN site recently, breaking many links from elsewhere. If you have book­marks or links to MSDN pages, you should check the bookmarks & links.

2006

Windows Media Player
Oct 30/2006, Media Player 11 [Windows]: Microsoft updated its media player. Get It

2005

IBM
Dec 23/2005, IBM Kills OS/2: IBM withdrew OS/2 from the market, including its Gecko-based OS/2 browser. More

2003

RSS
Jul 15/2003, RSS News: the non-profit Berkman Center at Harvard was given ownership of the RSS 2.0 specification. MoreRead

 

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