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Ports primarily for end-users

  • Accessibility (54) -- Ports to help disabled users.
  • Audio (1048) -- Audio utilities - most require a supported sound card.
  • Deskutils (356) -- Various Desktop utilities.
  • Editors (366) -- Common text editors.
  • Finance (216) -- Monetary, financial and related applications.
  • Games (1296) -- Various and sundry amusements.
  • Graphics (1416) -- Graphics libraries and utilities.
  • Multimedia (557) -- Multimedia software.
  • Net-p2p (131) -- Peer to peer networking software.
  • Print (368) -- Utilities for dealing with printing.
  • Shells (58) -- Various shells (tcsh, bash, etc).
  • Textproc (2388) -- Text processing/search utilities.

Ports primarily for system administrators and developers

  • Archivers (319) -- Utilities for archiving and unarchiving data.
  • Databases (1368) -- Database software.
  • Devel (8777) -- Software development utilities and libraries.
  • Emulators (198) -- Utilities for emulating other OS types.
  • Java (573) -- Java language support.
  • Lang (563) -- Computer languages.
  • Ports-mgmt (74) -- Utilities for managing ports and packages.
  • Security (1772) -- System security software.
  • Sysutils (1658) -- Various system utilities.

Ports relating to computer communications and the Internet

  • Comms (240) -- Communications utilities.
  • Dns (275) -- DNS client and server utilities.
  • Ftp (131) -- FTP client and server utilities.
  • Irc (142) -- Internet Relay Chat utilities.
  • Mail (1101) -- Electronic mail packages and utilities.
  • Net (2143) -- Networking utilities.
  • Net-im (245) -- Instant messaging software.
  • Net-mgmt (453) -- Network management utilities.
  • News (92) -- USENET News support software.
  • Www (4811) -- WEB utilities (browsers, HTTP servers, etc).

Ports relating to the X Window System

  • X11 (565) -- X Window System based utilities.
  • X11-clocks (55) -- X Window System based clocks.
  • X11-drivers (53) -- X Window System drivers.
  • X11-fm (41) -- X Window System based file managers.
  • X11-fonts (279) -- X Window System fonts and font utilities.
  • X11-servers (11) -- X Window System servers.
  • X11-themes (179) -- X Window System themes.
  • X11-toolkits (325) -- X Window System based development toolkits.
  • X11-wm (141) -- X Window System window managers.

Ports relating to science and engineering

  • Astro (151) -- Applications related to astronomy.
  • Biology (166) -- Software related to biology.
  • Cad (129) -- Computer Aided Design utilities.
  • Math (1069) -- Mathematical computation software.
  • Science (389) -- Scientific software.

Ports relating to human languages

  • Arabic (9) -- Ported software for the Arabic market.
  • Chinese (113) -- Ported software for the Chinese market.
  • French (17) -- Ported software for French countries.
  • German (28) -- Ported software for Germanic countries.
  • Hebrew (8) -- Ported software for Hebrew language.
  • Hungarian (12) -- Ported software for the Hungarian market.
  • Japanese (326) -- Ported software for the Japanese market.
  • Korean (41) -- Ported software for the Korean market.
  • Polish (20) -- Ported software for the Polish market.
  • Portuguese (14) -- Ported software for the Portuguese market.
  • Russian (46) -- Ported software for the Russian market.
  • Spanish (7) -- Ported software for the Spanish market.
  • Ukrainian (13) -- Ported software for the Ukrainian market.
  • Vietnamese (16) -- Ported software for the Vietnamese market.

Ports in virtual categories (secondary groupings to above)

  • Afterstep (26) -- Ports to support the AfterStep window manager.
  • Docs (21) -- Meta-ports for FreeBSD documentation.
  • Elisp (342) -- Things related to Emacs Lisp.
  • Enlightenment (24) -- Enlightenment Desktop environment.
  • Geography (133) -- Geography related ports.
  • Gnome (441) -- Components of the Gnome Desktop environment.
  • Gnustep (99) -- Software for GNUstep desktop environment.
  • Hamradio (98) -- Software for amateur radio.
  • Haskell (551) -- Software related to the Haskell language.
  • Ipv6 (367) -- IPv6 related software.
  • Kde (823) -- Software for the K Desktop Environment.
  • Kld (60) -- Kernel loadable modules.
  • Linux (217) -- Linux programs that can be run under binary compatibility.
  • Lisp (38) -- Things related to pure lisp.
  • Mate (35) -- Components of the MATE Desktop environment.
  • Mbone (2) -- Applications and utilities for the MBONE.
  • Parallel (36) -- Applications dealing with parallelism in computing.
  • Pear (1927) -- Utilities/modules that fall into the PEAR system.
  • Perl5 (5535) -- Utilities/modules for the PERL5 language.
  • Plan9 (3) -- Software from the Plan9 operating system.
  • Python (5101) -- Software related to the Python language.
  • Ruby (108) -- Software related to the Ruby language.
  • Rubygems (1627) -- Packages for the RubyGems system.
  • Scheme (33) -- Software related to the Scheme language.
  • Tcl (61) -- TCL and packages which depend on it.
  • Tk (79) -- Tk and packages which depend on it.
  • Windowmaker (72) -- Ports to support the WindowMaker window manager.
  • Xfce (76) -- Ports to support the Xfce desktop environment.
  • Zope (297) -- Software related to the Zope platform.

All other ports

  • Benchmarks (115) -- Utilities for measuring system performance.
  • Converters (245) -- Format conversion utilities.
  • Misc (633) -- Miscellaneous utilities.
  • Palm (15) -- Software support for the Palm(tm) series.