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How to manually enable NTFS read and write in OS X

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.

By June 11, 2013


Toshiba Canvio portable drive now offers 1.5TB, adds NTFS support to Macs

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.

By May 15, 2012


Mac App Store download issues with NTFS volumes

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.

By January 10, 2011


Windows 8 will adopt new resilient file system, but only on server

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.

By January 17, 2012


Enable writing with Apple's built-in NTFS driver

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.

By March 17, 2010


Formatting errors when using NTFS-3G?

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.

By February 2, 2010


Weekly Utilities Update: Pacifist, GrandPerspective, NTFS-3G, more...

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.

By January 24, 2010


Weekly Utilities Updates and Review: NTFS-3G

A weekly list of the Mac troubleshooting utilities that have been updated, along with a mini review for NTFS-3G.

By December 12, 2009


Options for writing to NTFS formatted drives in Mac OS X

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

By September 29, 2009


Weekly Troubleshooting Utilities Update

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.

By February 22, 2011