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Category Ascending OrderCountDescriptionLast Update
accessibility27Ports to help disabled users.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
afterstep*25Ports to support the AfterStep window manager.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
arabic9Ported software for the Arabic market.02 Nov 2017 21:12:58
archivers317Utilities for archiving and unarchiving data.05 Dec 2017 15:56:04
astro138Applications related to astronomy.03 Dec 2017 20:37:17
audio1055Audio utilities - most require a supported sound card.05 Dec 2017 18:25:59
base2No description supplied (pkg/COMMENT not found)18 Jan 2017 13:20:32
benchmarks93Utilities for measuring system performance.02 Dec 2017 11:04:07
biology132Software related to biology.05 Dec 2017 03:03:38
cad129Computer Aided Design utilities.03 Dec 2017 19:20:35
chinese124Ported software for the Chinese market.05 Dec 2017 19:01:54
comms237Communications utilities.05 Dec 2017 09:00:27
converters221Format conversion utilities.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
databases1451Database software.05 Dec 2017 21:15:30
deskutils311Various Desktop utilities.05 Dec 2017 13:51:27
devel6680Software development utilities and libraries.05 Dec 2017 20:27:27
dns270DNS client and server utilities.04 Dec 2017 13:56:32
docs*63no description supplied31 Oct 2017 14:57:54
editors295Common text editors.02 Dec 2017 23:10:48
elisp*87Things related to Emacs Lisp.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
emulators260Utilities for emulating other OS types.05 Dec 2017 21:00:21
enlightenment*28no description supplied30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
finance185Monetary, financial and related applications.05 Dec 2017 21:04:59
french24Ported software for French countries.05 Dec 2017 19:01:54
ftp144FTP client and server utilities.03 Dec 2017 20:37:27
games1362Various and sundry amusements.05 Dec 2017 19:56:37
geography*131Geography related ports.03 Dec 2017 20:34:57
german33Ported software for Germanic countries.05 Dec 2017 19:01:54
gnome*533Components of the Gnome Desktop environment.02 Dec 2017 09:22:02
gnustep*100Software for GNUstep desktop environment.03 Dec 2017 12:23:54
graphics1394Graphics libraries and utilities.05 Dec 2017 20:52:58
hamradio*119Software for amateur radio.05 Dec 2017 09:00:27
haskell*556Software related to the Haskell language.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
hebrew8Ported software for Hebrew language.02 Nov 2017 21:12:58
hungarian10Ported software for the Hungarian market.02 Nov 2017 21:12:58
ipv6*610IPv6 related software.05 Dec 2017 21:15:30
irc149Internet Relay Chat utilities.03 Dec 2017 19:39:23
japanese319Ported software for the Japanese market.05 Dec 2017 19:01:54
java141Java language support.02 Dec 2017 13:48:41
kde*662Software for the K Desktop Environment.01 Dec 2017 22:12:35
kde-applications*8no description supplied01 Dec 2017 07:04:07
kde-frameworks*143no description supplied01 Dec 2017 07:19:54
kde-kde4*182no description supplied01 Dec 2017 22:12:35
kld*62Kernel loadable modules.30 Nov 2017 23:45:49
korean40Ported software for the Korean market.21 Nov 2017 08:36:27
lang468Computer languages.05 Dec 2017 17:00:49
linux*240Linux programs that can be run under binary compatibility.04 Dec 2017 09:00:26
lisp*38Things related to pure lisp.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
mail847Electronic mail packages and utilities.04 Dec 2017 23:55:05
mate*38no description supplied28 Oct 2017 01:32:24
math1004Mathematical computation software.04 Dec 2017 21:00:33
misc591Miscellaneous utilities.04 Dec 2017 09:00:25
multimedia619Multimedia software.05 Dec 2017 18:53:42
net1684Networking utilities.05 Dec 2017 19:11:21
net-im228Instant messaging software.03 Dec 2017 08:25:32
net-mgmt454Network management utilities.04 Dec 2017 18:54:39
net-p2p165Peer to peer networking software.02 Dec 2017 11:08:42
news78USENET News support software.03 Dec 2017 12:23:54
palm16Software support for the Palm(tm) series.06 Oct 2017 11:18:36
parallel*53Applications dealing with parallelism in computing.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
pear*758Utilities/modules that fall into the PEAR system.05 Dec 2017 19:53:55
perl5*5524Utilities/modules for the PERL5 language.04 Dec 2017 17:09:40
plan9*4Software from the Plan9 operating system.17 Aug 2017 18:06:43
polish21Ported software for the Polish market.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
ports-mgmt79Utilities for managing ports and packages.05 Dec 2017 20:35:45
portuguese15Ported software for the Portuguese market.04 Nov 2017 11:43:35
print298Utilities for dealing with printing.03 Dec 2017 12:23:54
python*2846Software related to the Python language.05 Dec 2017 22:00:55
ruby*133Software related to the Ruby language.22 Nov 2017 23:35:56
rubygems*1544Packages for the RubyGems system.05 Dec 2017 16:44:09
russian43Ported software for the Russian market.05 Dec 2017 19:01:54
scheme*35Software related to the Scheme language.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
science255Scientific software.05 Dec 2017 19:15:49
security1486System security software.05 Dec 2017 23:31:08
shells51Various shells (tcsh, bash, etc).04 Dec 2017 16:59:20
spanish*7Ported software for the Spanish market.04 Nov 2017 22:57:12
sysutils1494Various system utilities.05 Dec 2017 21:51:11
tcl*82no description supplied16 Nov 2017 20:30:44
textproc1996Text processing/search utilities.05 Dec 2017 22:00:55
tk*79no description supplied30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
ukrainian11Ported software for the Ukrainian market.02 Nov 2017 21:12:58
vietnamese17Ported software for the Vietnamese market.08 Nov 2017 06:04:45
wayland*3no description supplied09 Sep 2017 20:24:12
windowmaker*71Ports to support the WindowMaker window manager.05 Dec 2017 18:25:59
www2895WEB utilities (browsers, HTTP servers, etc).05 Dec 2017 21:44:13
x11590X Window System based utilities.04 Dec 2017 20:25:18
x11-clocks55X Window System based clocks.03 Dec 2017 12:23:54
x11-drivers54X Window System drivers.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
x11-fm45X Window System based file managers.01 Dec 2017 07:19:54
x11-fonts196X Window System fonts and font utilities.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
x11-servers16X Window System servers.30 Nov 2017 06:13:35
x11-themes181X Window System themes.25 Nov 2017 20:34:37
x11-toolkits327X Window System based development toolkits.04 Dec 2017 20:45:56
x11-wm142X Window System window managers.30 Nov 2017 15:50:34
xfce*78Ports to support the Xfce desktop environment.30 Nov 2017 20:36:35
zope*253Software related to the Zope platform.30 Nov 2017 20:28:15
port count:31981(63 categories)
Hmmm, I'm not so sure this port count is accurate. Dan Langille 27 April 2003