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.
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.
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.
Microsoft has revealed that it will make the move from NTFS to ReFS (Resilient File System) for Windows 8, but only on the server version.
While Apple offers a driver to read NTFS volumes, by default it will not write to them. To overcome this, there are several third-party NTFS drivers available, but in Snow Leopard you can also set Apple's built-in driver to write to NTFS as well.
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.
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.
A weekly list of the Mac troubleshooting utilities that have been updated, along with a mini review for NTFS-3G.
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
Our utilities update report is a list of updates for Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. This week we have had updates to a few notable maintenance utilities, as well as an update to a small system-monitoring menu extra and an NTFS filesystem driver.