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Fresh snaps for April 2019

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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 Johnsons The Fools Errand and 3 in Three, and of Andrew Plotkins Systems 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? Weve 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 (芥潦喋潦柴U胯瑯扼) is an open-source cross-platform port of the unforgiving Japanese platformer for Linux

snap install open-syobon-action

Heres 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

Heres 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

Thats 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 youve seen here.

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