Flatpak Applications

This page lists some of the apps that are available as Flatpaks, along with instructions for how to try them. If you don't have it already, you'll need to get Flatpak.

Click to download is available with Fedora 25, OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, Debian Testing, Arch, and Mageia Cauldron, using GNOME Software. Some applications require the latest version, 3.22.6.

LibreOffice

Popular office suite, direct from the developers

Telegram

Secure instant messaging

Spotify

Music, podcast and video streaming service

Skype

Internet video and chat

MonoDevelop

Cross platform IDE for C#, F# and more

Blender

Open Source 3D creation

GNOME Twitch

Watch live internet video broadcasts

Pithos

Radio client for the Pandora music service

Transmission Remote

Frontend for the Transmission server, built using GTK+

Pitivi

Personal video editing

GNOME MPV

Video player

Corebird

Twitter client for Linux

Picard

Music metadata editor

FeedReader

Internet RSS Newsfeed Reader

Peek

Short screencapture software that outputs GIF images

GNOME Stable Apps

Builder

IDE for GNOME

Documents

Manage your local and online documents

Gedit

Text editor

Photos

Access, organize and share your photos

Polari

IRC chat client

Recipes

Discover what to cook

Weather

Monitor the weather anywhere

Games

Browse and play your games

GNOME Unstable Apps

Builder

Documents

Gedit

Polari

Photos

Weather

Games

These command line instructions require Flatpak 0.6.13 or newer. Once installed, applications can be launched from the usual place in your desktop. For more information on how to update and manage your applications, see the command line tutorial.

LibreOffice

LibreOffice is available as a standalone Flatpak file.
$ flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists gnome https://sdk.gnome.org/gnome.flatpakrepo
$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/flatpak/latest/LibreOffice.flatpak
$ flatpak install --bundle LibreOffice.flatpak
For more information, see the LibreOffice Flatpak page.

Telegram

Experimental nightly builds of the Telegram desktop client are being produced by Jan Grulich
$ flatpak install --from https://jgrulich.fedorapeople.org/telegram/telegram.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.telegram.TelegramDesktopDevel

Spotify

Builds of the latest Spotify desktop client are being produced by Alex Larsson.

$ flatpak install --from https://s3.amazonaws.com/alexlarsson/spotify-repo/spotify.flatpakref
$ flatpak run com.spotify.Client

Skype

Builds of the alpha version of the Skype desktop client are being made available by Alex Larsson.
$ flatpak install --from https://s3.amazonaws.com/alexlarsson/skype-repo/skype.flatpakref
$ flatpak run com.skype.Client

MonoDevelop

MonoDevelop is available as a Flatpak preview from Xamarin. See the MonoDevelop Linux download page for more information.
$ flatpak install --from https://download.mono-project.com/repo/monodevelop.flatpakref
$ flatpak run com.xamarin.MonoDevelop

Blender

Experimental builds of the Blender releases are being produced by Mathieu Bridon
$ flatpak install --from https://www.daitauha.fr/static/flatpak/blender.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.blender.Blender

Picard

Experimental builds of the MusicBrainz's Picard releases are being produced by Mathieu Bridon
$ flatpak install --from https://www.daitauha.fr/static/flatpak/picard.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.musicbrainz.Picard

Pitivi

Pitivi master (development version) can be installed
$ flatpak install --user http://flatpak.pitivi.org/pitivi-master.flatpakref
Pitivi release can be installed
$ flatpak install --user http://flatpak.pitivi.org/pitivi.flatpakref
You can now launch Pitivi from your applications menu as any other installed application. You can also re run the installer which launches Pitivi after updating to the latest version. To see if warning or error messages are printed in the console, run:
$ flatpak run org.pitivi.Pitivi//stable
If for some reason you need to use an older Pitivi version, run:
$ flatpak run org.pitivi.Pitivi//0.96

Corebird

Experimental builds of the Corebird releases are being produced by Timm B├Ąder
$ flatpak install --from https://raw.githubusercontent.com/baedert/corebird-flatpak/master/org.baedert.corebird.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.baedert.corebird

FeedReader

Builds of the latest FeedReader

$ flatpak install --from http://feedreader.xarbit.net/feedreader-repo/feedreader.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.FeedReader

Peek

Peek GIF screen recorder is available as stable and development versions. To install and run the stable version:

$ flatpak install --from http://flatpak.uploadedlobster.com/peek-stable.flatpakref
$ flatpak run com.uploadedlobster.peek//stable

To install and run the development version:

$ flatpak install --from http://flatpak.uploadedlobster.com/peek-master.flatpakref
$ flatpak run com.uploadedlobster.peek//master

Stable GNOME Applicatons

Many GNOME applications are available as both stable or unstable development versions. Stable versions can be installed individually using the instructions in this section, or you can add the repository and browse its contents from the command line.

First, make sure you have the GNOME runtimes repository:

$ flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists gnome https://sdk.gnome.org/gnome.flatpakrepo

Now add the GNOME applications repository:

$ flatpak remote-add gnome-apps https://sdk.gnome.org/gnome-apps.flatpakrepo

Then to list the applications in the repository, run:

$ flatpak remote-ls gnome-apps
Builder
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-builder.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Builder
Documents
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-documents.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Documents
Gedit
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gedit.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Gedit
Photos
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-photos.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Photos
Polari
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/polari.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Polari
Recipes
$ flatpak install --from https://matthiasclasen.github.io/recipes-releases/gnome-recipes.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Recipes
Weather
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-weather.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Weather
Games
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-games.flatpakref?h=stable
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Games

Unstable GNOME Applicatons

Unstable development versions of the GNOME applications can be installed individually or by adding and browsing the repository from the command line.

First, make sure you have the unstable GNOME runtimes repository:

$ flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists gnome-nightly https://sdk.gnome.org/gnome-nightly.flatpakrepo

Now add the unstable GNOME applications repository:

$ flatpak remote-add gnome-apps-nightly https://sdk.gnome.org/gnome-apps-nightly.flatpakrepo

Then to list the applications in the repository, run:

$ flatpak remote-ls gnome-apps-nightly
Builder
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-builder.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Builder
Documents
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-documents.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Documents
Gedit
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gedit.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Gedit
Polari
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/polari.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Polari
Photos
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-photos.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Photos
Weather
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-apps-nightly/plain/gnome-weather.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Weather
Games
$ flatpak install --from https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-games/plain/flatpak/gnome-games-nightly.flatpakref
$ flatpak run org.gnome.Games