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Software Updates

Messanger Plus! Live – The Plus! Live team released the 4.6 version of the most popular extension to MSN Messanger. They changed the notification windows to be better looking, all the features work now in the Mobile Device chat windows, and the .WMA files can be selected now for Custom Notifications.However, if you are a script developer there will be a lot more new features available to you. I don’t want to go in to much details, but the UploadFileFTP,  GetElementPos, ExtractFromZIP and support for synchronous callbacks with GetCallbackPtr  few of the new features. Check out their release notes for more information.

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Aim 6.8 Beta – Aol’s Instant Messanger got its new beta ou. They added the Aim Search, but if you have the previous version of Aim Beta then your plugins, Aim Phoneline, and Aim Call Out will not work. They are still working on the bugs, but they are encouraging all Aim Beta users to upgrade since many features will be incompatible between the new and old versions.

XnView – A freeware graphic file converter, multimedia viewer, and browser. It supports more then 400 graphic formats, resizing, rotating, cropping, and much more. It’s very simple and easy to use, similar to Irfan View but much more advanced.

Software Updates

Unlocker v1.8.6– this freeware application just got a new version out replacing v. 1.8.5. It’s the best solution to delete, move, or rename files or folders when Windows will not let you with its famous message “Cannot delete file: Access is denied.”

Firefox 3 Beta 4 -as mentioned in the previous post, the new Firefox 3 beta came out with a lot of improvement in performance, memory usage, and protection. Before installing it be sure that you back up your Firefox 2 files since there is a chance for them to get deleted or replaced in the process.

SmartFTP Beta -This FTP client has an Explorer-like interface that is customizable. Has several features like: resume broken downloads, passive transfer mode, supports drag-and-drop functions, proxy support, and much more.

TrueCrypt v5.1 – “Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.” The new features are: support for hibernation, ability to mount a partition without a re-boot, command lines for creating new volumes, faster booting, many bug fixes, and much more.