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MacPorts Made Easy: PortAuthority

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Take Control of Unix Software

PortAuthority makes it easy to install thousands of Unix software packages for Mac OS X. Powered by the MacPorts Unix-software management system, PortAuthority's familiar three-pane interface lets you get started doing what you want to do--finding, installing, and removing software.

Why PortAuthority?

Installing PortAuthority

To install PortAuthority, download the latest version. It can be installed anywhere on your machine. Earlier installations can be moved to the trash. The download is a 30-day demo; you can purchase a license to use the program past the 30-day trial period. Mac OS X 10.10 is the minimum supported platform. A MacPorts installation is also required; MacPorts can be downloaded from

Upgrading PortAuthority from Earlier Versions

Registered users of our applications receive free upgrades for life, and never have to pay an upgrade fee.

What's New in Version 7.3

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