We provide a single software tree that attempts to track the latest release of every software title (port we distribute, without splitting them into stable Vs. unstable branches, targeting mainly OS X Mavericks v10.9 and later (including macOS Sierra v10.12. There are currently **22280** ports ports.php in our tree, distributed among 86 different categories, and more are being added on a regular basis. For information on installing MacPorts please see the installation install.php section of this site and explore the myriad of download options we provide and our base system requirements. If you run into any problems installing and/or using MacPorts we also have many options to help you, depending on how you wish to get get in touch with us contact.php. Other important help resources are ou

MacPorts alternatives

  • Chocolatey

  • Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure.In terms of updates, it allows you to update nearly everything on your machine with a few simple keystrokes.

    tags: ad-free apt-get command-line-interface fast-and-easy-setup nuget
    platform: Windows
  • Synaptic

  • Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+.

    tags: filter-search-results package package-management setup software-installation
    platform: Linux Debian Xfce
  • Homebrew

  • Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn't include with macOS.

    tags: bsd command-line-interface package-management ruby software-repository
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Homebrew Cask

  • Homebrew-cask provides a friendly homebrew-style CLI workflow for the administration of Mac applications distributed as binaries.

    tags: bash command-line developer-tools development homebrew
    platform: Mac OS X Homebrew
  • Mac App Store

  • The Mac App Store is the best place to find apps for Mac. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Just like the App Store for iPhone and iPad, click once to download and install any app on your Mac.

    tags: application-hosting file-hosting mac-apps repo software-repository
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Advanced Package Tool

  • Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian.

    tags: command-line-interface debian package-management debian-package-system
    platform: Linux
  • Just Install

  • just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.

    tags: package-management software-installation software-management
    platform: Windows
  • Update Manager

  • The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.

    tags: linux-mint software-updating update-notifier
    platform: Linux
  • Ubuntu Update Manager

  • One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager, which checks the software repositories for updates, and alerts you to install any new versions found. However, if you are annoyed at constantly upgrading, you can follow this guide to tweak the settings of the manager: Navigate to the Software Sources control panel. Under your “System” menu, select “Administration”, and select “Software Sources.” You will be prompted for your root password; once the window opens, select the “Updates” tab: »

    tags: ubuntu software-updating
    platform: Linux
  • App Grid

  • App Grid is a new lightweight Ubuntu Software Center alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings.

    tags: software-installation marketplace
    platform: Linux
  • Nix Package Manager

  • Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments.

    tags: ports software-repository software-updating
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD
  • Cakebrew

  • Cakebrew is the most convenient way to use Homebrew for your daily tasks! It does for Homebrew what Synaptics does to Linux package managers. From the Cakebrew UI, you can:

    tags: graphical-user-interface homebrew package-management
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Fink

  • What is Fink?

    tags: gnome unix gnu kde distribution
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Ubuntu Sources List Generator

  • Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.

    tags: software-installation batch-installer script-generator
    platform: Linux Online
  • win-get

  • win-get is an installer and software repository for Microsoft Windows, like apt-get in Linux.

    tags: Discontinued package-management software-installation
    platform: Windows Discontinued