Zorin OS 16 Beta Released

The Zorin Group has released Zorin OS 16 beta, with many new features and improvements.

According to the announcement, “Zorin OS 16 has been refreshed with a revamped and refined appearance out of the box. We’ve introduced a new, more polished default theme that’s easier on the eyes.”

Speed was a main focus for this release, so the desktop is now dramatically faster on a range of hardware. “Performance optimizations have been made at every level of the operating system, from the kernel to the desktop environment,” the announcement says. 

The Software store also includes more apps, thanks to the addition of the Flathub repository. Zorin OS 16 now comes preloaded with the app catalogs of Flathub, the Snap store, and the Ubuntu and Zorin OS APT repositories, The built-in Software store has also received user interface improvements.