Your macOS does not support writing to an NTFS partition by default. To access your Windows drive, this is how you can write to an NTFS drive in Mac.
If you share your PC with multiple users, you can easily setup File System Permissions and block other users from accessing NTFS partition in Windows.
In Windows, you can easily convert a storage format from FAT/FAT32 to NTFS without losing the data within. This will allow you to store files more than 4GB. 1. In Windows, open a command prompt. 2. type convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs For example, convert E: /fs:ntfs would format drive ED: to the NTFS format. Note: This […]
There are a great number of Linux users who dual boot their computer with Windows. And in situation like this, one has to make different partitions to separate Windows and Linux partition. Windows usually (not always) uses NTFS file format while Linux is usually (again, not always) installed in Ext3 or Ext4 file format. While […]
While Mac Snow Leopard comes with support for NTFS volumne, it doesn’t really automatically mount it (or provide you a way to mount it) upon booting up. Most people resort to MacFuse and NTFS-3G while others tried various hacks just to get their NTFS partition working in the Finder, with varying success. If you are […]
If you are dualbooting Windows and Ubuntu on your computer, you will know that you can easily read and write to your NTFS partition from your Ubuntu desktop. One thing though, your Ubuntu does not automount the NTFS partition by default. Everytime you need to access the NTFS partition, you have to first go to […]
If you have files that are bigger than 4GB in size, you will find that you can’t back them up to your external hard disk, even though it has 1TB of storage space. The reason being, when you first bought the hard disk, it is pre-formatted with FAT32 format, and in case you don’t know, […]