Application Software for NetBSD
Additionally there is a gallery of Commercial Software available specifically for NetBSD.
The NetBSD Packages Collection is the easiest method for installing hundreds of third party software packages onto a NetBSD system. It will automatically install any libraries or modules on which a given package depends.
- About the NetBSD Packages Collection (pkgsrc).
- The pkgsrc guide
- Available software indexed by category
- Alphabetical index of all packages
- Packages system growth.
- Changes to the Packages Collection in 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997.
Most other unix software can be downloaded, compiled, and installed as on any other unix system. It is not as seamless as software in the NetBSD packages system, but is generally relatively easy.
There's also a list of Third Party Software Distributed with NetBSD available.