Do you have an external hard drive formatted to NTFS that you would like to use with your Mac? You can do so without using any third-party software.
As mentioned in an earlier article by MacFixIt's Topher Kessler, users may encounter issues when attempting to download Apps or App updates from the Mac App Store.
Toshiba announces the new versions of its portable drive, the Canvio 3.0 and the Canvio Basics 3.0, which now offer up to 1.5TB of storage space, with the former offering software that enables Macs to support the NTFS file system.
NTFS-3G is one popular option for managing NTFS partitions in OS X; however, if you have had it installed you may run into an issue where Disk Utility will give you an error when you try to format a drive to NTFS.
A weekly list of the Mac troubleshooting utilities that have been updated, along with a mini review for NTFS-3G.
Make that Windows partition on your Mac writable, not just readable.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week, and takes a closer look at a couple of them.
One of Apple's selling points for OS X is the enhanced Windows compatibility, but the lack of write ability to NTFS drives makes transferring files between the Mac OS and Bootcamp rather cumbersome. Luckily, third-party utilities enable this missing featu
If you have a new hard drive to use with your Mac, there are several considerations to keep in mind for its optimal use.
Along with the use of incompatible formats, errors can prevent a drive from being written to.