Articles Filed Under Apps

Find out about the latest apps, software and utilities for Ubuntu, both new and updated.

Blender 2.80 is Here, And It Blows the Pants Off Any Release Before It

Blender 2.80 is the latest update to the free 3D computer graphics app, and sees the famed open source software get a brand new UI.

30 July 2019

BricsCAD Shape is a Free SketchUp Alternative for Ubuntu

BricsCAD Shape is a free SketchUp alternative that supports Linux desktops and is compatible with industry-leading CAD file formats.

22 July 2019
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How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

18 July 2019
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OnlyOffice, an Open Source Office Suite for Windows, MacOS & Linux, Gets Updated

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is a free, open source office suite for Windows, macOS and Linux. A new update, OnlyOffice 5.3 is available to download.

17 July 2019
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Want Better Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux? Try This New Metapackage

A new meta-package available in Ubuntu helps the Linux distro integrate more closely with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Windows 10.

17 July 2019
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Foliate Ebook Reader Picks Up Mobi & Amazon Kindle Support

The Foliate ebook reader app for Linux desktops adds support for additional ebook formats, including those used by the Amazon Kindle.

15 July 2019
Foliate Ebook reader on Ubuntu

It’s Now Easier to Install the ‘Foliate’ ePub Reader on Ubuntu

I bring a welcome word to the bookworms amongst you wanting to try the Foliate eBook reader on Linux: it’s now available outside of Flathub. Foliate is a terrifically well-designed, well-built and well-featured GTK eBook […]

10 July 2019
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WPS Office Linux Update Adds PDF Support, Drops 32-bit Support

WPS Office 11.1.0.8722 for Linux is now available for download. It adds the ability to open and display PDF documents, but drops 32-bit Linux support.

7 July 2019
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DeaDBeeF Music Player Scores a Minor Update

We checkout the latest release of the DeaDBeeF music player, DeaDBeeF 1.8.1, and show you how to install the lightweight music app on Ubuntu.

2 July 2019

Teleport is a Simple File Transfer App for Linux Desktops

For a fast, frill-free way to fling files between Linux PCs using your local network, check out Teleport, a file transfer app for Linux.

1 July 2019
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Tauon Music Box is a Minimally Minded Music Player with Neat Micro Modes

Tauon is a lightweight music player for Linux and Windows desktops that uses the BASS audio library as its backend for (some say) better audio quality.

21 June 2019
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Use Xournal++ to Take Handwritten Notes or Annotate PDFs on Linux

Take handwritten notes and annotate PDFs on Linux using Xournal++, a free open-source note taking app with a stack of tools and features.

17 June 2019