January 2, 2013

Newly improved Software Library

Hello everyone! And happy new year to you!

Hope that you’ve already had a chance to get something for your PC from our rerun week. And now you can satisfy your software download needs with our newly improved Software Library. From now giveawayoftheday.com can not only help you with one free software title daily, but become your guide in the world of software and help you to find the best programs for your PCs.

Our new Software Library will feature only quality titles (malware and/or virus free) with lots and lots of additional content (like reviews, videos, how-to’s etc.) as well as new advanced software search engine that will most definitely help you to find the right software for your needs.

Please take a look at the new Software Library and leave your feedback in comments for this post.

Happy New Year,
Giveaway of the Day Project Team

December 28, 2012

Rerun: Picture Collage Maker

Very Merry Hello to everyone!

We believe you are having a wonderful Christmas Holiday, enjoying the presents you received and having fun with your kids, buddies, friends and family. Let all those cheerful moments keep going for you not to feel sorry about wasting time on wrong things when you are back to your daily routine.

Still if you need a distraction (either from holidays or day-to-day routine) GOTD team is always here to help you. And this entry is to inform you that you will get two distraction “points” on the upcoming Monday, December 31. Though we won’t be able to announce the main title at the moment, please get yourself ready for the rerun of Picture Collage Maker we were giving away on Christmas Eve. This rerun is due to activation problems many users experienced on the giveaway day.

We hope this application will become handy on New Year Eve, so please make sure to come and grab it from the main version of GOTD!


Take care,
Giveaway of the Day project team

December 24, 2012

Have a look at your Christmas card

It is Christmas eve and we hope that you are in a wonderful mood today: in a mood for friends-and-family gatherings, in a mood for giving-and-receiving presents, in a mood for… We can bore you with lots of words further, but there is something better we (and some of our vendors) have prepared for you this year.

Do you see that image below? Click it now and have fun!




























Best regards and cheerful wishes!
GOTD project team

December 12, 2012

EverDesk: unusual opportunity and special offer

Hi there!

It’s been a while since we gave away both versions of EverDesk. Though the first campaign was less successful due to lack of full Google support, EverEZ team did not miss a chance to gain revenge during their second go. And it was totally worth it in terms of everything – your attention, curiosity and willingness to share feedback.

And there is a couple of things they have to offer in order to say THANKS to those users who installed the application and registered their EverDesk account during the GOTD promotion:

  1. you can re-install the application at any time by downloading it from www.everdesk.com. Login with your credentials which were used to register your EverDesk profile, and select the DOWNLOAD option;
  2. you can purchase a full EverDesk license for 1/3 of the regular price at www.everdesk.com. Login with your credentials which were used to register your EverDesk profile, and select the BUY FULL LICENSE option.

Please pay attention to the fact, that you can only benefit from these two advantages if you registered your Everdesk account during promotions on GOTD.

Have a nice day!
Everdesk and GOTD teams

November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone!

Thanksgiving comes once a year and provides us with a chance to say thanks to all the people who mean a lot to us. So that’s what we gonna do, we gonna say 3 huge thanks to all our users: the first one is for staying with us no matter what; next goes the one for inspiring us to search and find cool giveaways for each and every day; and the third one is for those tons of feedback you keep leaving – you really help us & developers to improve ourselves!

For sure we admit that we should thank you much more often for having you and for all those things you encourage us to do, still Thanksgiving Day is one of those special days, when we (and many other people around the world) 100% remember to express all our gratitude.

May all your dreams come true this day.


Warm regards,
GOTD team

August 26, 2012

iCare Recovery rerun

Dear everybody,

though it was already agreed and announced via social networks on Friday, we would like to also remind you about the rerun in the Blog.

If you one of those several hundred users, who could not register iCare Card Recovery Pro on Thursday, August 23, still want the application badly, make sure to visit GOTD main page on Monday, August 27. The post will go live as the second offer, so please scroll down.

Sorry for the inconvenience and have a nice weekend.


Sincerely,
GOTD team

August 22, 2012

GOTD wrapper is updated

UPDATE (August 22, 2012): we have modified the wrapper and added digital signature. It should definitely solve the problem for Agnitum Outpost Security.

While being trusted by Microsoft and other security tools, the signature is currently not accepted by AVG. Hopefully they will fix this glitch soon. In case you trust us, please disable the protection for a while (according to our tests it should be enough, no uninstall is needed).

For Norton disabling Firewall only should work in most cases. We’ve also contacted Symantec and are waiting for being “white listed”.

PS: starting now an extra .GCD file is included in every download archive. It is essential for correct installation and activation. If you experience any difficulties, please make sure to extract all files in a separate folder before start.

UPDATE (July 06, 2012): the wrapper was tweaked in accordance with feedback received from users. This update addresses performance issues and should prevent occasional crashes under XP.
UPDATE (July 17, 2012): Themida team has solved the problem with IObit Malware Fighter.

It is not a secret that we use a special program (also known as GOTD wrapper) to protect installation package from usage after the giveaway day is over. Unfortunately the version we were using during previous years was not a perfect solution, which made it liable to be cracked by advanced IT experts.

While it generally made no difference to GOTD users, many vendors had to make registration procedure a tricky thing in attempts to protect their interests. So can we blame them for overwhelming number of on-line activations?

This said improving wrapper was a matter of time (as well as of the reputation of our project). And it is ready to meet the world now. The protection is a kind of double. On the one hand we applied a newer algorithm, on the other hand we included special protection program Themida. Due to those updates the installation can take more time, depending on the configuration of your PC.

Our team gave it a rigid test on many computers with different Windows operation systems, however we think that some users can still face difficulties one time or another. We will appreciate it if you could submit any issue you encounter and include the following details in your message:

  • description of the problem;
  • content of the error message you get (if there is any) and the moment it appears;
  • OS you use (including x32 or x64);
  • security applications you have on your machine (anti-virus/ firewall/ monitoring systems).

Please leave feedback as comments to this post. In case you are not happy about sharing this information here, please feel free to use GOTD contact form. To help your letter reach us quicker add the following subject: “Problem with GOTD installation”.

Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for your feedback in advance.


Sincerely,
GOTD team

August 9, 2012

DVDFab is back

Are you ready for DVDFab Media Player rerun? We hope that you do as it is going to happen today, Friday, August 10. As usually the title will be featured as the second offer on the main version of Giveaway of the Day site.

If you have no idea what the buzz is about, let us tell you a bit more about this repeat. Last Friday, August 3, we were introducing DVDFab Media Player, but the Developer’s server failed to cope all the requests from GOTDers (which is no wonder considering the number of visitors). The issue was not fixed on time, so here is the rerun.

This said, don’t forget to scroll a little bit down the main page to get yourself a copy of this wonderful tool.




Take care,
GOTD team

June 12, 2012

Get ready for rerun

Hi there!

We are here with the latest news about Leawo Video Accelerator, that was offered on Sunday, June 04. If you are one of those disappointed users, who either did not receive the code via email or had troubles with updates, please be assured that we (GOTD and Leawo teams) have been doing our best to bring this title to you as rerun as soon as possible.

Leawo team apologies for both issues, still the situation with registration was not under their control. They gave a try to a professional codes distribution platform to be ready for huge number of GOTDers, but the platform failed to cope. Thus they needed time to discuss things and make sure it won’t happen again.

This said, please be prepared for the second run of this promotion on the main version of GOTD tomorrow, June 13, and collect and store links to videos, you want to keep on your HD most. ;)


Best regards,
GOTD team

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