Fresh Snaps from August 2018

by Alan Pope on 13 September 2018

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) during August 2018. We have a mix of social tools, music creation and curation software, password storage systems, developer tools and some fun too. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today.

1. Whalebird

AkiraFukushima


Toot! Toot! Whalebird is an elegant Mastodon client for the desktop that supports multiple accounts and various views of your timeline.
Get Whalebird from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:
snap install whalebird

2. Transitions DJ

Adam Hilss


Let the beat drop on #Linux with Transitions DJ, a live DJing & mixtape production tool with free access to an online db of song structure containing beats, bars, and phrases to aid in mix prep and performance 🎧 💿 🎶! Get Transitions DJ from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install transitionsdj

3. Discographer

Qiplex


Use Discographer from to complete your local music collection and discover all the missing releases from your favorite artists 💿 🙌 🎧 ! Get Discographer from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install discographer

4. MuseScore

MuseScore


Finally in our mini-music theme, create, play and print beautiful sheet music with Musescore, the world’s leading free and open-source software for writing music! Get MuseScore from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install musescore

5. Altair GraphQL Client

Samuel Imolorhe


Add the Altair Client to your GraphQL utility belt 🛠 to quickly and easily test web queries and implementations! Get Altair GraphQL Client from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install altair

6. Lepton

Cosmo@Lepton


Lepton is a beautiful open source snippet manager for Linux. Manage your Github gists with support for tags, search and sharing. Lepton features a rich-text editor and markdown viewer! Get Lepton from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install lepton

7. Colibri

OPQR


Looking for an ultra fast ⚡️ efficient browser to keep you focused with a simple tracking blocker? Colibri browser is what you need, view 👀 more content 📜 without the endless tabs! Get Colibri from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install colibri

8. Bitwarden

8bit Solutions LLC


The secure BitWarden password manager is available for the Linux desktop as a Snap. Store your passwords and sync them between all your devices. 🔐 🔄 Get Bitwarden from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install bitwarden

9. Termius

Roman Kudiyarov


Termius is a SSH, Mosh & Telnet client with secure sync across all your devices. Available for the #Linux desktop as a Snap! 🐧 🔒 Get Termius from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install termius-app

10. Ponysay

adasiko


Finally, you know what Linux really needs? More ponies! Install ponysay from the snap store, and you can help fix this important 🐎 problem! Get Ponysay from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with:

snap install ponysay

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.

Header image by Mahkeo on Unsplash.

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