Mac read/write access to NTFS

“To get work from Mac to PC, don’t use HTF, use an NTFS formatted drive running NTFS-3G for Mac OS X  [] on the Mac.   Then the files will transfer without issue. “.

This advice was found on the CineForm thread at []

NTFS-3G is a read/write NTFS driver for several operating systems including Mac OS X.

System requirements:

  •     * Mac OS X 10.4/10.5, running on an Intel or PowerPC computer.
  •     * MacFUSE 2.0.2/2.0.3 or later installed.

The package has been tested with Mac OS X 10.4.11/Intel and Mac OS X 10.5.6/Intel.


Credentials/Claims []:

  • The NTFS-3G driver is a freely and commercially available and supported read/write NTFS driver for Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris, QNX, Haiku, and other operating systems. It provides safe and fast handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 file systems.
  • NTFS-3G develops, quality tests and supports a trustable, feature rich and high performance solution for hardware platforms and operating systems whose users need to reliably interoperate with NTFS.
  • The driver is used by millions of computers, consumer electronics devices for reliable data exchange, and referenced in over 35 computer books.

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