Tux Paint has been updated to v0.9.15. This update adds “a number of improvements on previous versions, including updates to the ‘Text’, ‘Stamp’, and ‘Eraser’ tool interfaces, improvements to the color palette, support for a wider range of display sizes, an expanded collection of add-on ‘stamps’, and new ‘Magic’ drawing tools, including a smudge tool, brushes that draw grass and bricks, and a brush that turns realistic images into cartoons.” The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for Tux Paint here.
Yasu has been updated to v1.3.5. This update is only available for MacOS X 10.4 and “fixes authentication routines to work with the Apple Security Update 2005-009 released on 11/29/05, and removes the ‘Update prebinding’ option since it’s irrelevant under Tiger.” Yasu v1.0.3 is still aviailable for users of MacOS X 10.2-10.3. Read the Favored Freeware entry for Yasu here.
Firefox has been updated to v1.5. “Firefox 1.5 introduces several new features, including an improved software update system, faster Back/Forward page navigation, a new options to clear private browsing data, drag-and-drop reordering of browser tabs, a redesigned Options/Preferences window and more robust popup blocking.” The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for Firefox here.
VLC has been updated to v0.8.4. “This new release features many improvements including a new VLC cone, new MacOS X wizard and extend controls dialogs, tree playlist skins2 support, HTTP interface CGI handling, linux binary codecs loader, UPnP and Bonjour service discovery, shoutcast stream forwarding, and new languages.” The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for VLC here.