[UPDATED] Best Ubuntu Apps List

Welcome to Value In Brief Blog, In this blog post I collected all great apps which runs on Ubuntu Linux. And of course on other Linux distros. I will keep this Ubuntu apps list up to date every month by adding more apps and removing bad apps (or discontinued apps).

GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and more operating systems. It is free software, you can change its source code and distribute your changes.

Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done. You can further enhance your productivity with GIMP thanks to many customization options and 3rd party plugins.

2. VLC Media Player
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

3. Firefox
Internet browser made fast, smooth and private. Firefox has a powerful, new engine that’s built for rapidfire performance. and a better, faster page loading that uses less computer memory. and a gorgeous design and smart features for intelligent browsing.

4. Google Chrome
The popular great Google chrome browser.

5. Brackets : code editor
6. Atom : code editor
7. Light Table : code editor
8. Visual Studio Code (VS Code) : code editor IDE
9. TeamViewer
10. Skype
11. Blender
Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender is well suited to individuals and small studios who benefit from its unified pipeline and responsive development process. Examples from many Blender-based projects are available in the showcase.

Blender is cross-platform and runs equally well on Linux, Windows, and Macintosh computers. Its interface uses OpenGL to provide a consistent experience. To confirm specific compatibility, the list of supported platforms indicates those regularly tested by the development team.

12. Unity
13. Android Studio
14. 7-Zip
15. XDM : Internet Download Manager for Linux.
16. GParted
GParted is a free partition manager that enables you to resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss.

The best way to access all of the features of the GParted application is by using the GParted Live bootable image. GParted Live enables you to use GParted on GNU/Linux as well as other operating systems, such as Windows or Mac OS X.
sudo apt-get install gparted

17. UNetbootin
UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions without burning a CD.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unetbootin

18. Etcher
Etcher is a powerful OS image flasher built with web technologies to ensure flashing an SDCard or USB drive is a pleasant and safe experience. It protects you from accidentally writing to your hard-drives, ensures every byte of data was written correctly and much more.
echo "deb stable etcher" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/balena-etcher.list
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 379CE192D401AB61
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install balena-etcher-electron

19. LibreOffice
20. Inkscape
21. Typora : Markdown Editor
22. Transmission
Transmission is a fast, easy, and free BitTorrent client.

23. VirtualBox
24. Audacity
25. Darktable
26. Krita
27. EasyScreenCast Tool
28. Screenshot Tool
29. Sublime Text
30. xampp
31. Wine
32. SteamOS
33. UFW Firewall
UFW is a simple yet powerful Linux firewall. You can install it using this command.
sudo apt-get install ufw

34. Pitivi : video editor
35. TestDisk
36. SafeCopy
37. VIM Editor
The terminal code/text editor which loved by too many developers an Linux geeks. You can install it by following those terminal commands.
sudo apt remove -y vim-tiny
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y vim

38. uGet : Linux Download Manager
39. Tucan
40. Kdenlive : Video Editor
41. Code::Blocks IDE
You can install MatLab from Ubuntu Software Center.

43. Eclipse IDE
44. Dia : Diagram Editor
45. Peek
Peek; the animated GIF recorder. You can install it from Ubuntu Software Center or by this simple command.
sudo apt install peek

46. Cheese : Webcam for Linux.
You can install Cheese from Ubuntu Software Center.

47. PlayOnLinux
48. FileZilla
49. qBittorrent : A Bittorrent Client
Aiming to be a good alternative to all other bittorrent clients out there, qBittorrent is fast, stable and provides unicode support as well as many other features. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides those same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, FreeBSD).

It is programmed in C++ / Qt and uses libtorrent (sometimes called libtorrent-rasterbar) by Arvid Norberg. GeoLite data, created by MaxMind, are included in qBittorrent. Its features include:
 • Polished µTorrent-like User Interface
 • Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
 • All Bittorrent extensions (DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, ...)
 • Remote control through a Web user interface
 • Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
 • UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
 • Available in ~25 languages (Unicode support)
 • Torrent creation tool
 • Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)
 • Bandwidth scheduler
 • IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)
 • IPv6 compliant
 • Sequential downloading (aka "Download in order")

You can install qbittorrent using this command.
sudo apt install qbittorrent

50. KDE Connect Indicator
Tool to integrate the KDE Plasma Workspace with your smartphones and similar devices. It adds a set of plasmoid, plugins and services to the KDE Plasma Workspace. At the  moment it only supports Android based devices.

51. Dropbox
Sync your files across computers and to the web.

52. TeamViewer
Remote control and meeting solution. You can install it from Ubuntu Software Center.

53. Simplenote
The simplest way to keep notes. You can install it from Ubuntu Software Center.

54. SoundConverter
SoundConverter is a simple to use, and very fast audio converter. It can convert multiples files at same the time to speed up the conversion. It can also extract the audio from videos. You can install it from Ubuntu Software Center.

This list of Ubuntu Linux apps available also to almost all Linux distributions. I hope you find it useful. See you in the next month as I update this apps list every month.