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    BrianjG's Avatar
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    Nov 30, 2005
    Cork, Ireland
    21" Imac
    NTFS Write Support
    Is there any 3rd part tool that will allow my new mac to write to an ntfs partition?

    FAT32 doesnt support files larger then 4GB's and I'll be using an external USB that I connect to a lot of windows boxes for work purposes.

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    Apr 29, 2006
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    I think you are stuck! I am not aware of any 3rd party Mac tools that will write NTFS. HOWEVER, there are third party PC tools that will write Apple HFS+. Perhaps this is your answer, although such tools (MacOpener is one) are commercial software packages and are not cheap.
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    Oct 18, 2006
    From what I've seen, the only way to WRITE to an NTFS partition is to attach it to a Windows system and connect to it via SMB. Then you can write to it over the network.

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