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|Original author(s)||Alfredo Kojima, Gustavo Niemeyer and Michael Vogt|
|Initial release||November 13, 2001|
0.90.0 / January 25, 2020
|Written in||C, C++, Python|
|Operating system||Debian and derivatives|
Synaptic is a GTK-based graphical user interface for the APT package manager used by the Debian Linux distribution and its derivatives. Synaptic is usually used on systems based on deb packages but can also be used on systems based on RPM packages. It can be used to install, remove and upgrade software packages and to add repositories.