What are the best Ubuntu apps?

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    #1Google Chrome

    Google Chrome

    Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google LLC. Initially released as a browser for Windows, this freeware application was later on release for iOS, macOS, Linux, and Android. This also includes extensions and plugins.

    Software

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Jessica Harper
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "This is a must-have definitely! "
  2. 15

    #2Audacity

    Audacity

    Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. It was first released on May 28, 2000.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Andrew Crawford
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "Since I like mixing tunes together, this app is definitely a must-have for me."
  3. 12

    #3Spotify

    Spotify

    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Emily Ma
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "This app takes away my boredness at the uni, definitely a must-have!"
  1. 2

    #4VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays a wide range of media formats such as mkv, mp4, and flv among others. It supports the playback of discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. 

    Software

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free

    Barbara Williamson
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "Helps me on playing different types of videos, I like it!"
  2. 2

    #5Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Hao Shi
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "Helps me save all of my files in one place, A really helpful and efficient app."
  3. 2

    #6Gimp

    Gimp

    GIMP or GNU Image Manipulation Program is an illustrative digital freeware which serves as a photo-retouching program, image compositor, and image authoring. This program was created in 1996.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Juan Valadez
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "I like editing pictures to past my time so this is a must-have for me! Really helpful!"
  4. 1

    #7Skype

    Skype
    Skype is an online communication tool for videocalls, voice call, voice chatting and instant messenger services. You can use it for a wide range of needs, like calling your friends abroad,  voice chat and team chat for gaming, or many other necessities.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Chrome

    Free

    Barbara Williamson
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "This helped me talk to my kids that are away from me. Thank you for this wonderful app."
  5. 1

    #8WPS Office + PDF

    WPS Office + PDF

    WPS Office+PDF is the smallest size, all-in-one free office suite app focusing on helping you quick; easy to create, view and edit office documents and homework anytime and anywhere on smartphones and tablets.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Sue Wu
    Written on February 19, 2019
    "A must-have for people studying, it has a lot of features and simple and very easy to use."

Summary

Best What are the best Ubuntu apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Google ChromeSoftware 21 Free
2AudacitySoftware 15 Free
3SpotifyApps 12 Free
4VLC Media PlayerSoftware 2 Free
5DropboxApps 2 Free
6GimpSoftware 2 Free
7SkypeSoftware 1 Free
8WPS Office + PDFApps 1 Free
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