Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X > OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jan 24, 2013, 06:44 PM   #1
mchenrique
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
How to write in NTFS file system?

Hello everybody!
I have a MBA with Mountain Lion 10.8.2, and an external hard drive formatted with NTFS file system. I have already tried MacFuse and NTFS 3G but it didn't work.
Is there another way to make the Mountain Lion write in NTFS? I was looking for it on Google but I found no solution!

Thanks a lot for the help!
mchenrique is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 06:50 PM   #2
Intell
macrumors P6
 
Intell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Inside
http://www.tuxera.com/products/tuxera-ntfs-for-mac/ is the best solution for you.
__________________
Last edited by Intell; Yesterday at 3:16 AM.
Intell is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 06:53 PM   #3
mchenrique
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
The trial version works well too? Or just the paid version?

Thank you!
mchenrique is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 06:55 PM   #4
Intell
macrumors P6
 
Intell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Inside
To be honest, it came free with some Seagate hard drive I bought a while ago. Never used it for more than that one day, but it worked well. Much faster than NTFS-3G and much safer than Mac OS X's disabled NTFS write drivers.
__________________
Last edited by Intell; Yesterday at 3:16 AM.
Intell is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 08:37 PM   #5
mchenrique
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
And what about free solutions, do you know any other? Or How to do with NTFS 3G works fine?

Thanks!
mchenrique is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 08:50 PM   #6
dastinger
macrumors 6502a
 
dastinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
I use and always used Tuxera. Best solution there is, imo.
dastinger is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 08:51 PM   #7
blueroom
macrumors 603
 
blueroom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
Or format to exFAT as it's compatible with recent Windows & OS X
__________________
My iOS devices are not jailbroken.
Bill
My Blog
blueroom is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 09:05 PM   #8
Intell
macrumors P6
 
Intell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Inside
The only free solution I know of is NTFS-3G. But I don't know if that works with Mountain Lion.
__________________
Last edited by Intell; Yesterday at 3:16 AM.
Intell is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 25, 2013, 06:44 AM   #9
mchenrique
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Thanks all of you for the help.

I think first I'll try tuxera, and after the trial period either I buy the license or format to exFat. I give up of NTFS 3G!

Do you know if exFat is compatible with Linux too?

Thanks!
mchenrique is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 25, 2013, 12:44 PM   #10
Intell
macrumors P6
 
Intell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Inside
I'm sure there's support for exFat in Linux or it can at least be added without much problem. Depending on the distro you use, it might already be in there.
__________________
Last edited by Intell; Yesterday at 3:16 AM.
Intell is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > OS X > OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best option to write to NTFS drives ruqui OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion 73 Apr 20, 2014 04:04 AM
native NTFS write? MacRaccoon OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion 4 Feb 21, 2013 05:05 PM
Read and Write NTFS in OS X mbanewuser MacBook Air 5 Dec 20, 2012 12:03 PM
cannot write to NTFS HDD LeopardUser Mac Applications and Mac App Store 2 Nov 28, 2012 06:51 PM
NTFS program to read/write on ML jmfel1926 MacBook Air 3 Aug 26, 2012 06:49 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:11 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC