• Monday25th December 2000

    GIMP has been released


    The GNU Image Manipulation Program, or GIMP, is a raster graphics editor application with some support for vector graphics. GIMP is used to process digital graphics and photographs. Typical uses include creating graphics and logos, resizing and cropping photos, altering colors, combining multiple im... see all details

  • Thursday19th October 2000

    ZoneAlarm has been released


    ZoneAlarm is a well-regarded personal firewall product offered by Zone Labs. Like most firewall software, it alerts the user to any hacking attempts on your computer. Significantly, it also alerts on outbound attempts, when an unrecognized program seeks to access the Internet. The firewall that Micr... see all details

  • Wednesday13th September 2000

    Mac OS X Public Beta "Kodiak" release


    On September 13, 2000 Apple released a $29.95 "preview" version of Mac OS X (internally codenamed Kodiak) in order to gain feedback from users. The "PB" as it was known marked the first public availability of the Aqua interface and Apple made many changes to the UI based on customer feedback. Mac OS... see all details

  • Friday11th August 2000

    Trillian has been released


    Trillian is a multi protocol instant messaging application for Windows created by Cerulean Studios that can connect to multiple IM programs from one client, such as AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Bonjour, and Jabber and Skype networks (the latter four wit... see all details

  • Monday19th June 2000

    Windows ME released


    Windows ME released to manufacturing on June 19, 2000 and launched on September 14, 2000. ;Windows ME was the successor to Windows 98 SE and was targeted specifically at home PC users. It included Internet Explorer 5.5, Windows Media Player 7, and the new Windows Movie Maker software, which provided... see all details

  • Thursday1st June 2000

    Audacity has been released


    Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from cassette tapes, vinyl records, or minidiscs. With some sound cards, it can also capture s... see all details

  • Friday19th May 2000

    FlashGet has been released


    FlashGet is specifically designed to address two of the biggest problems when downloading files: Speed and management of downloaded files. If you've ever waited forever for your files to download from a slow connection, or been cut off mid-way through a download - or just can't keep track of your e... see all details

  • Thursday17th February 2000

    Windows 2000 released


    Windows 2000 was produced by Microsoft and released to manufacturing on December 15, 1999 and launched to retail on February 17, 2000, Microsoft marketed Windows 2000 as the most secure Windows version ever at the time however, it became the target of a number of high-profile virus attacks such as C... see all details

  • Wednesday9th February 2000

    Shockwave Player has been released


    Adobe Shockwave (formerly Macromedia Shockwave) was Macromedia's first and most successful multimedia player prior to the introduction of Adobe Flash, called Macromedia Flash at that time. In an attempt to raise its brand profile all Macromedia players prepended Shockwave to their names in the late ... see all details