PortAuthority Alternatives

    PortAuthority is described as 'provides a GUI for the MacPorts Unix software management system for Mac OS X'. There are four alternatives to PortAuthority for Mac, Windows, Xfce, Debian and Linux. The best alternative is Synaptic, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PortAuthority are MacPorts (Free, Open Source), Pallet (Free, Open Source) and NeoSetup Updater (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 17, 2014

    • 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+.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Debian
      • Xfce
    • The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua based...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac


    • Pallet is the official MacPorts GUI app for Mac OS X and was started as a GSoC project in May 2009.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • NeoSetup is a brand new concept of application installer and updater for Windows. It detects updates quickly and installs them at a click of a button.
      • Freemium
      • Windows