Windows: VLC is finally fit for a 1.0 release! If you’ve never tried this great little open source media player, there’s no better time than now. If you want to play video or music files and not worry about format, VLC is the best application for the job. With a plethora of media formats out there, VLC is a catch-all player that will handle anything.
Mac: Have you ever wanted to keep a video you find on the web and play it on your iPod? If so, you’ll enjoy Cosmopod which is now updated to version 3.0.1. This effective little plugin lets you download and convert web videos in seconds. Cosmopod supports all sorts of web formats, including FLV and DivX and can convert them into high quality iPod-ready videos thanks to H.264 and MPEG4 encoding.
Symbian: Browsing the Web on a mobile device has traditionally been a nightmarish pursuit. Things are changing though, and browsers such as Skyfire are setting the standard in modern mobile Internet navigation. Skyfire certainly punches its weight against the top mobile Internet apps. It’s free, fast, and easy and comes with the proud claim of being the only mobile browser to support all major Web 2.0 standards.