Ntfs Write For Mac Os X

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Mac NTFS Write? Look at this article to see how to enable NTFS Write support on Mac for FREE in seconds. The following solutions works on All Mac OS X versions: MacOS Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Maverick, Snow Leopard, Leopard, and Lion….

Why Mac OS X Can’t Write to NTFS Drives

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Technically, Writing Data to different file system partition is much more complicated than Reading Data from a different file system volume. That support writing to NTFS file system without data loss leads to a massive expense to the Mac OS development and test teams. Further more, Apple may leave a chance to external Mac OS software developer to create NTFS drivers for Mac.

God blessing, use one of the following 3 solutions to Write to NTFS drive on Mac for free.

I, Manually Enable Mac NTFS Write Using Terminal

  1. From Finder Window, find out and remember the NAME of the NTFS Volume (USB or External Disk) from the left side.

2. Launch Terminal (Found in Applications/Utilities), then enter the following command line.

3. The fstab file then must be called in blank by default. You then enter the following command line.

Note: The NAME must be replaced by your Drive name.

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What to do if the Drive NAME contains words that are separated by a space? For example MAC NTFS WRITE, the space will stand for “040” (MAC040NTFS040WRITE).

4. Press exactly Ctrl + O to save and Ctrl + X to end the Terminal.

After you unmount the NTFS Drive, then plug it into the mac again in the next time, the Volume no longer exists at the left pane side any more. To find it, From Finder window, click on Go (on the top menu), then choose Go to Folder, then enter the /Volumes. The NTFS partition must appears then, and you are able to write the Data into it.

II, Install Free NTFS Driver

NTFS-3G is the only Free NTFS driver for Mac. Take the following step to install NTFS-3G under Mac OS X.

  1. Launch Terminal (Found in Applications/Utilities), then enter the following command line.

2. Next, Enter the following command to install NTFS-3G from Homebrew

Be noticed: if you are doing under Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the System Integrity Protection needs to be disabled. Restart the Mac, then hold Command+R until seeing the recovery mode screen. From here, Launch the Terminal from the Utilities menu, enter the following command.

3. After that, reboot the Mac. Under Mac OS X, run the Terminal again, then enter the following command lines to enable NTFS-3G.

Great! NTFS write support is enabled now. If you want to uninstall NTFS-3G, Look at here.

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III, Using Professional NTFS Applications

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You now should have your own way to enable NTFS Support on your Mac. Leave your comments for any problems and share my article if it is supposed to be helpful on the others. Thanks,