I just installed macOS High Sierra 10.13 on my Macbook Pro. After that, I connected my external hard drive to it but failed to edit files. My external hard drive is a NTFS file system. A few searches on Google seem to indicate that NTFS drive doesn't work with High Sierra, but I really need that. Does anyone know how to write NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra?
NTFS is developed by Microsoft and mainly used on Windows operating system. Apple's macOS or Mac OS X offers very limited support for NTFS drives. By default, macOS High Sierra 10.13 natively enables NTFS read support, but disables NTFS write support, so all we can do on Mac is to view/read files on the NTFS drive, but what should we do if sometimes it's necessary to copy, edit, delete or create files on NTFS drive? How to write NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra? Here is a simple tool that can help to write NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13/Sierra 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.
Two NTFS for macOS High Sierra apps
Following are two NTFS for macOS High Sierra apps which can read, write, mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra:
1. NTFS Assistant - The cheapest app in Mac App Store
NTFS Assistant is a NTFS driver for macOS that can enable to write NTFS drives on macOS High Sierra. Only 3 steps needed to enable read-write access to NTFS drive with NTFS Assistant:
Step 1: Download and install NTFS Assistant from App Store >>.
Step 2: Download and install NTFS Assistant Helper >> to enable NTFS read-write access.
Step 3: Launch NTFS Assistant and then connect NTFS drive to the Mac.
2. iBoysoft Drive Manager - Mount NTFS drive and network drive in one product
iBoysoft Drive Manager is a handy tool that enables to mount, unmount, read and write NTFS drives, FAT32 drives, exFAT drives on macOS High Sierra 10.13/Serra 10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.
Tutorial to read/write/mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra with iBoysoft Drive Manager
Step 1: Free download and install iBoysoft Drive Manager in macOS High Sierra.
Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Drive Manager and connect NTFS drive to Mac computer.
Step 3: After getting notified that the NTFS drive is mounted successfully, we can write NTFS drive, such as delete files, copy files from Mac computer to NTFS drive, edit files in NTFS drive.
With iBoysoft Drive Manager, we can manage external drives and network drives with ease. Only a single click on the menu bar, we can mount, unmount network drives & external drives (including external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, memory card, CF card, pen drive). iBoysoft Drive Manager will automatically eject all external drives without unplugging when the system sleeps, and mount all drives without replugging when system wakes from sleep.
So if we are also bothered by the inconvenience of mounting, unmounting external drives and network drives and are looking forward to getting rid of this problem, iBoysoft Drive Manager is certainly the best choice.
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