Fresh snaps for April 2019

April was another exciting month for the Snapcraft team with Microsoft releasing Visual Studio Code as a snap. As usual, we had hundreds of other new apps come to the snap store and here are a few of our favourites.


MiniZinc is a free and open-source constraint modeling language. Model constraint satisfaction and optimization problems in a high-level, solver-independent way 🤓 Now available as a snap for Linux!

snap install minizinc



Unclutter your browser tabs with a desktop video player 📺 for Netflix, YouTube, Twitch and FloatPlane for Linux

snap install electronplayer



Eric is a full featured Python 🐍 editor and IDE, designed to be usable as an everyday editor as well as being usable as a professional project management tool. Available in the snap store for Linux

snap install eric-ide



YaCy is an open source, peer-to-peer search engine and intranet search appliance. Easily installed and setup as a snap for Linux. Run a decentralized search engine on your own hardware in minutes.

snap install yacy-search



System Syzygy is a puzzle game, in the style of Cliff Johnson’s The Fool’s Errand and 3 in Three, and of Andrew Plotkin’s System’s Twilight. Challenging puzzles in a fun retro-style will give your brains some exercise this weekend!

snap install syzygy



Seeking a Linux desktop app for ProtonMail and Tutanota end-to-end encrypted 🔐 email 📧 providers? We’ve got you covered!

snap install electron-mail



Enter the magic 🍄 wormhole 🕳 for hassle-free file sharing on Linux. Share your files between computers, fast ⚡️ and safe 🔒.

snap install transporter



Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション) is an open-source cross-platform port of the unforgiving Japanese platformer for Linux 🙀

snap install open-syobon-action



Here’s a note-taking 🗒 and reminder 🎗 app that stays out of your way unless you ask for it. Use the global hotkey to bring up @Recollectr from anywhere and focus on the Omnibox where you create notes, or set reminders ⏰

snap install recollectr



Here’s a markdown editor with pandoc 📝 integration and paginated preview for the Linux desktop.

snap install panwriter



Strawberry 🍓 is an audio player and music 🎧 collection organizer, forked from Clementine, and aimed at music collectors, audio enthusiasts and audiophiles.

snap install strawberry



Toot toot! Hyperspace is a fluffy client for Mastodon! Browse and interact in Mastodon with a fun, easy, and clean interface for the web and desktop. Now available as a snap for Linux.

snap install hyperspace


That’s all for this month. Keep up to date with Snapcraft on Twitter for more updates! Also, join the community over on the Snapcraft forum to discuss anything you’ve seen here.

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