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Ports primarily for end-users

  • Accessibility (65) -- Ports to help disabled users.
  • Audio (960) -- Audio utilities - most require a supported sound card.
  • Deskutils (325) -- Various Desktop utilities.
  • Editors (378) -- Common text editors.
  • Finance (178) -- Monetary, financial and related applications.
  • Games (1218) -- Various and sundry amusements.
  • Graphics (1188) -- Graphics libraries and utilities.
  • Multimedia (445) -- Multimedia software.
  • Net-p2p (116) -- Peer to peer networking software.
  • Print (403) -- Utilities for dealing with printing.
  • Shells (49) -- Various shells (tcsh, bash, etc).
  • Textproc (1723) -- Text processing/search utilities.

Ports primarily for system administrators and developers

  • Archivers (225) -- Utilities for archiving and unarchiving data.
  • Databases (964) -- Database software.
  • Devel (4952) -- Software development utilities and libraries.
  • Emulators (215) -- Utilities for emulating other OS types.
  • Java (550) -- Java language support.
  • Lang (505) -- Computer languages.
  • Ports-mgmt (84) -- Utilities for managing ports and packages.
  • Security (1141) -- System security software.
  • Sysutils (1131) -- Various system utilities.

Ports relating to computer communications and the Internet

  • Comms (195) -- Communications utilities.
  • Dns (169) -- DNS client and server utilities.
  • Ftp (121) -- FTP client and server utilities.
  • Irc (152) -- Internet Relay Chat utilities.
  • Mail (837) -- Electronic mail packages and utilities.
  • Net (1511) -- Networking utilities.
  • Net-im (193) -- Instant messaging software.
  • Net-mgmt (348) -- Network management utilities.
  • News (103) -- USENET News support software.
  • Www (2855) -- WEB utilities (browsers, HTTP servers, etc).

Ports relating to the X Window System

  • X11 (512) -- X Window System based utilities.
  • X11-clocks (59) -- X Window System based clocks.
  • X11-drivers (56) -- X Window System drivers.
  • X11-fm (38) -- X Window System based file managers.
  • X11-fonts (223) -- X Window System fonts and font utilities.
  • X11-servers (11) -- X Window System servers.
  • X11-themes (189) -- X Window System themes.
  • X11-toolkits (301) -- X Window System based development toolkits.
  • X11-wm (167) -- X Window System window managers.

Ports relating to science and engineering

  • Astro (133) -- Applications related to astronomy.
  • Biology (103) -- Software related to biology.
  • Cad (116) -- Computer Aided Design utilities.
  • Math (704) -- Mathematical computation software.
  • Science (236) -- Scientific software.

Ports relating to human languages

  • Arabic (10) -- Ported software for the Arabic market.
  • Chinese (143) -- Ported software for the Chinese market.
  • French (29) -- Ported software for French countries.
  • German (46) -- Ported software for Germanic countries.
  • Hebrew (9) -- Ported software for Hebrew language.
  • Hungarian (15) -- Ported software for the Hungarian market.
  • Japanese (363) -- Ported software for the Japanese market.
  • Korean (46) -- Ported software for the Korean market.
  • Polish (25) -- Ported software for the Polish market.
  • Portuguese (19) -- Ported software for the Portuguese market.
  • Russian (60) -- Ported software for the Russian market.
  • Spanish (3) -- Ported software for the Spanish market.
  • Ukrainian (17) -- Ported software for the Ukrainian market.
  • Vietnamese (22) -- Ported software for the Vietnamese market.

Ports in virtual categories (secondary groupings to above)

  • Afterstep (31) -- Ports to support the AfterStep window manager.
  • Docs (20) -- Meta-ports for FreeBSD documentation.
  • Elisp (139) -- Things related to Emacs Lisp.
  • Enlightenment (108) -- Enlightenment Desktop environment.
  • Geography (97) -- Geography related ports.
  • Gnome (536) -- Components of the Gnome Desktop environment.
  • Gnustep (116) -- Software for GNUstep desktop environment.
  • Hamradio (71) -- Software for amateur radio.
  • Haskell (405) -- Software related to the Haskell language.
  • Ipv6 (667) -- IPv6 related software.
  • Kde (690) -- Software for the K Desktop Environment.
  • Kld (65) -- Kernel loadable modules.
  • Linux (263) -- Linux programs that can be run under binary compatibility.
  • Lisp (57) -- Things related to pure lisp.
  • Mbone (3) -- Applications and utilities for the MBONE.
  • Parallel (34) -- Applications dealing with parallelism in computing.
  • Pear (499) -- Utilities/modules that fall into the PEAR system.
  • Perl5 (4884) -- Utilities/modules for the PERL5 language.
  • Plan9 (4) -- Software from the Plan9 operating system.
  • Python (1654) -- Software related to the Python language.
  • Ruby (259) -- Software related to the Ruby language.
  • Rubygems (556) -- Packages for the RubyGems system.
  • Scheme (42) -- Software related to the Scheme language.
  • Tcl (78) -- TCL and packages which depend on it.
  • Tk (102) -- Tk and packages which depend on it.
  • Windowmaker (83) -- Ports to support the WindowMaker window manager.
  • Xfce (68) -- Ports to support the Xfce desktop environment.
  • Zope (242) -- Software related to the Zope platform.

All other ports

  • Benchmarks (83) -- Utilities for measuring system performance.
  • Converters (200) -- Format conversion utilities.
  • Misc (584) -- Miscellaneous utilities.
  • Palm (39) -- Software support for the Palm(tm) series.