Linux App Store Alternatives

    Linux App Store is described as 'The problem to solve is: Flatpak, Snap and AppImage having their own app store which can only browse their own format' and is a App Store in the Online Services category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Linux App Store for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and Advanced Package Tool. The best alternative is Ketarin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linux App Store are Npackd (Free, Open Source), Snap Store (Free), GNOME Software (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft Store (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.
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    2. Npackd (pronounced "unpacked") is an application store/package manager/marketplace for applications for Windows. It helps you to find and install software, keep your system up-to-date and uninstall it if no longer necessary.


    3. The Snap Store gives you instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications. And now you can buy apps from some of the leading providers too. All our software is easy to find and install so you can have a customised desktop that suits you in no time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Linux Mobile
      • Advanced Package Tool
      Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions. A plugin system is used to access software from different sources. Plugins are provided for: Traditional package installation via PackageKit (e.g. Debian package, RPM).
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    4. A world of apps in the Microsoft Store.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      • KDE Plasma Workspaces
      Discover is your new one stop shop for all things app- and addon-related. Designed from the ground up to be easily handled by users as well as easily integrated for distributions.
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    5. A software manager for the Linux Mint operating system to easily install new applications.
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    6. "The Great Unattended Project - TGUP is an Online Unattended Installer that downloads and installs latest versions of commonly-used freeware silently in sequence and sorts them into the startmenu.

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Souk is a flatpak-based app store, written with GTK4 and Rust. It's written from the ground up to be an app store that works both on desktop and on mobile devices like the PinePhone, PineTab, and Librem 5. - What is the goal/scope of Souk?
    7. Deepin Software Center, aka DSC, is one of the most talked about applications of Linux Deepin. Installing new applications is just a one-click operation. DSC supports parallel downloading, resuming downloads, update notification and cache cleaning.
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