Top Useful Apps for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) You Must Try

Top Useful Apps for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) You Must Try
Ubuntu has a lot of awesome software. You can view the list at or search on the Ubuntu Software Center. You will get the list of some software I'm using in this article.

Audio & Video

Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. Audacity is free, open-source software.
$ sudo apt install audacity

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.

OpenShot is an award-winning free and open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Create videos with exciting video effects, titles, audio tracks, and animations.


Chrome is one of the fast browsers with a simple interface and is easy to use. Google releases Chrome for free on many different operating system platforms and devices.

Brave is one of the safest browsers on the market today. It blocks privacy-invasive ads & trackers. It blocks third-party data storage. It protects from browser fingerprinting. It upgrades every webpage possible to secure https connections. And it does all this by default.

Dropbox brings everything (traditional files, cloud content, and web shortcuts) together in one place.
$ sudo apt install dropbox

pCloud is the most secure encrypted cloud storage, where you can store your personal files or backup your PC, or share your business documents with your team. You will get 10GB free when signing up.

Experience Telegram on your computer in a swift and seamless way.
$ sudo snap install telegram-desktop


PlayOnLinux will allow you to play your favorite games on Linux easily.

Graphics & Pictures

Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done.
$ sudo apt install gimp

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program for Linux-based operating systems such as Ubuntu. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload it to an image hosting site, all within one window.
To learn more about Shutter and how to install it on Ubuntu, check out this step-by-step guide at


WPS Office Software is a leading office productivity suite for PC and mobile. With over 1.2 billion installations, WPS Office is a high-performance and cost-effective office suite fully compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
$ sudo snap install wps-office-multilang


Visual Studio Code is a code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. Visual Studio Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup, and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features, and amazing performance.

Free multi-platform database tool for developers, database administrators, analysts, and all people who need to work with databases. DBeaver supports all popular databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, MS Access, Teradata, Firebird, Apache Hive, Phoenix, Presto, etc.

JetBrains is a cutting-edge software vendor specializing in the creation of intelligent development tools, including IntelliJ IDEA – the leading Java IDE, and the Kotlin programming language.

With Guake, you can instantaneously show and hide your terminal with a single keystroke, execute a command, and then go back to your previous task without breaking your workflow.


Password managers secure and protect your online data in the face of rising cybercrime threats. Bitwarden makes it easy to generate, store, and secure unique passwords from any location or device. Create your free account and invite a friend or family member to join your free two-person organization.

The Gnome Tweaks is a utility used to customize the overall look and behavior of elements on the Gnome Desktop Environment.

Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format.
$ sudo apt install kazam

Caffeine is a little daemon that sits in your systray and prevents the screensaver from showing up or the system from going to sleep. It does so when an application is full-screened (eg: youtube), or when you click on the systray icon (which you can do, when, eg: reading).
$ sudo apt install caffeine

Etcher: A cross-platform tool to flash OS images onto SD cards and USB drives safely and easily. Free and open source for makers around the world.

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