Since I’m not writing anything of substance at the current moment, here are some recent software releases to be aware of.

  • Pidgin (formerly Gaim) finally saw an official 2.0.0 release, with too many features to list.
  • Paint.NET released its latest incremental change to 3.07, with a few fixes an an enhanced line/curve tool.
  • Notepad++, a Scintilla-based tabular editor for Windows, released 4.1, updating the scintilla component and quashing some bugs.
  • Sumatra PDF, a minimal PDF viewer for Windows, released 0.6, now with support for password-protected files (which I didn’t realize it lacked before)
  • IrfanView, a popular freeware picture viewer for Windows, incremented to 4.00, with various bug fixes, a few new minor features, and better Vista support.
§1846 · May 8, 2007 · Tags: , , ·

3 Comments to “Software for 8 May”

  1. Horizon says:

    So… they had to change the name from Gaim to Pidgin, but it’s okay to always refer to it as Pidgin (formerly known as Gaim)? I don’t think I’ve seen it anywhere listed as just “Pidgin.”

  2. Ben says:

    If I knew how such things worked, I could be making much more money as a lawyer. Suffice it to say, we’ll be seeing a lot of “formerly known as” in the near future.

  3. Horizon says:

    Hmm… seems like quite a big fuss for no reason. Stupid AOL. :\

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