Since NTFS drive is read-only in Mac OS X, what would you do if you want to write something on NTFS drive? When you plug in NTFS drive on Mac, you may find you can only view files but can't copy files from it on Mac. What can you do for that? Write the file in your NTFS drive in Windows systems and read it in Mac OS X?
Reformatting the NTFS drive or resetting Mac OS X cause inconvenience and damage
If you have some knowledge about file systems and Mac, you may want to reformat the file system of NTFS drive or reset the Mac OS X to read and write NTFS drive on Mac. But those ways cause you too much inconvenience and there is a great possibility to cause damage to your data, NTFS drive or operating system. For your convenience and avoiding those problems, you should find a solution to write NTFS drive on Mac.
Free NTFS for Mac software:
Mounty for Mac
FUSE for macOS
Although they are free, they are possible to cause trouble during use. Here are some defects of free NTFS for Mac software that can't be ignore.
Defects of free NTFS for Mac software
1. Don't give you the same stability or reliability as a paid commercial NTFS driver.
2. No tech-support or guarantee: free NTFS for Mac software don't offer any tech-support and guarantee. Thus, when we meet problems during use, we have no chance to get help from support center.
3. Low compatibility: the four free NTFS driver for macOS all can't support macOS High Sierra 10.13.
Hence, free NTFS for Mac software is not recommend to write to NTFS drive on Mac. If you want to free download a NTFS for Mac tool to mount, read/write NTFS drive on Mac, iBoysoft Drive Manager is here for you.
iBoysoft Drive Manager: mount to external drive and network drive
iBoysoft Drive Manager is a professional tool for Mac that can help you to mount, read, write NTFS drive on macOS High Sierra 10.13/10.12 Sierra/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.
Besides the function that allows you to read/write NTFS drive on Mac, iBoysoft Drive Manager enables you to manage external drive and network drive with ease. You can manage your Mac volumes fast and intuitively from the menu bar. With only one click, you can mount, unmount, or eject all volumes.
Step-by-step instruction to mount NTFS drive on Mac with read-write mood with iBoysoft Drive Manager
Step 1: Free download this NTFS for Mac software.
Step 2: Install iBoysoft Drive Manager in your Mac computer.
Step 3: Connect your NTFS drive to your Mac computer.
Then your NTFS drive will be mounted as a regular drive with read-write mode on Mac automatically. After getting notified that your NTFS drive is mounted successfully, you can read, write your NTFS drive on Mac.
To enable write to NTFS software on macOS High Sierra 10.13, please refer to How to write NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13?
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