• Thursday23rd December 1999

    Windows Media Player has been released


    Windows Media Player is a free software media player used for playing audio and video on personal computers running Microsoft Windows. Microsoft has also made available versions for other operating systems including Pocket PC, Mac OS, and Solaris. These tend to lag behind the Windows version... see all details

  • Monday13th December 1999

    Download Accelerator Plus has been released


    Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) is the world's most populer download manager. It delivers high-end user features like mulyi-connection for optimal downloads, auto recovery from lost connections, AlwaysResume and automatic hang-ups. DAP integrates with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape, and other... see all details

  • Saturday23rd October 1999

    Mac OS 9 released

    events_image Mac OS 9 was released on October 23, 1999. It was generally a steady evolution from Mac OS 8. Early development releases of Mac OS 9 were numbered 8.7. Mac OS 9 added improved support for AirPort wireless networking. It introduced an early implementation of multi-user support.

  • Thursday22nd July 1999

    MSN (Live) Messenger has been released


    Windows Live Messenger (formerly named MSN Messenger) is an instant messaging client created by Microsoft that is currently designed to work with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Mobile. The client has been part of Microsoft's Windows Live set of online services since 2005. It conn... see all details

  • Tuesday1st June 1999

    Napster has been released


    With the help of his uncle and friends, Napster was founded in 1999 as a peer-to-peer music file sharing service by 18-year-old Shawn Fanning. Napster did not store the music itself in its servers, but provided an index to files in other people's computers. More than 60 million users took ad... see all details

  • Wednesday5th May 1999

    Windows 98 SE released


    Windows 98 Second Edition (often shortened to SE) is an updated release of Windows 98, released on May 5, 1999. It includes fixes for many minor issues, improved WDM audio and modem support, improved USB support, the replacement of Internet Explorer 4.0 with Internet Explorer 5.0, Web Folders (WebDA... see all details

  • Monday1st February 1999

    VMware Inc.


    VMware, Inc. is an American software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services. It was founded in 1998 and based in Palo Alto, California, USA. The company was acquired by EMC Corporation in 2004, and operates as a separate software subsidiary. VMware's desktop software ru... see all details