Mozilla now offers Firefox with a web installer. It is called stub installer. This means that the user downloads Firefox setup stub instead of the complete offline installer. The initial download is about 300 KB but when you run the web installer, it will start downloading the latest version of Firefox. The issue with web […]
Nowadays, most software providers provide web based installers for their software. While this helps in delivering the latest software with the latest components so that you don’t have to update it again, it can be a real problem for the users who want to install the programs on multiple computers.
It is total waste of Internet bandwidth to install the web installers which will, in turn, use the Internet to download and install additional components.
On this tag page, you will find the offline installers for some of the most popular software available on the Internet.
Bitdefender product line for 2014 has been released. Last year, Bitdefender 2013 was released in September but this year Bitdefender has been quick to launch the new line of products. The latest Bitdefender 2014 products include a new technology called Photon technology which makes sure that system performance doesn’t get a hit while the security […]
Windows 8.1 Preview has been released by Microsoft and is available for download. Windows 8.1 comes with a lot of new features and enhancements. Microsoft has gladly paid attention to user complaints. Most of the complaints that users had in Windows 8 have been fixed in Windows 8.1. The most wanted feature was the Start […]
Java 7 Update 25 has been released by Oracle. This is a critical patch update which includes 40 new security fixes of which 37 can be remotely exploited without authentication. 42 vulnerabilities were fixed in the last Java 7 Update 21. The Java vulnerability saga continues and Adobe continues to strive to fix most of […]
Adobe Flash Player 11.8 has been released. This is the first beta release at the time of this writing. Adobe intends to introduce a few enhancements to Flash Player in this release. The most visible feature of this release is the recursive stop on movie feature which we will discuss below. Let’s go through the […]
Avast Free Antivirus is one of the very best antivirus programs. The latest version of Avast 8 Free adds a lot of new features to keep the system in good shape. The biggest benefit of Avast over other free antivirus like AVG or Avira is that it uses comparatively fewer resources. If you are using […]
Microsoft has released Skype for Desktop 6.5 for Windows users. The new version of Skype introduces free video messaging support. This will take Skype instant messages to the next level because of this video messenger. Interestingly, Skype for Windows was the last of all the Skype apps to get the video messaging support. Skype for […]
Java 7 Update 21 has been released by Oracle. Oracle has been working tirelessly to make sure that Java remains secure in the future. Java was in danger of its existence when many security vulnerabilities were found of which some were already being exploited on the Internet. If anyone is interested in reading the history […]
Oracle has updated Java 7 Update 15 to Java 7 Update 17. The update comes just after the vulnerability found by FireEye, a Polish security firm. Java 7 Update 17 fixes two important vulnerabilities of which one was exploited in the wild. The Java updates are always coming in odd numbers now. This is very […]
Flash Player is a cross-platform, browser-based application runtime that provides uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across browsers and operating systems. Adobe has released Flash Player 11.7 and is available for download (offline installers at the end of the article). Please note that if you are using Windows 8, there is no need […]