I want to mount my BootCamp NTFS partition as drive D so I can read/write the drive for backup purposes. I have read many related materials but cannot find a solution. Does anyone know how to do this or if it is even possible to mount BootCamp NTFS partition with read write mode?
Using BootCamp, we can install Windows operating system on our Mac. But we should note that the BootCamp NTFS partition has a NTFS file system, which is the default file system for Windows, including Windows 10. By default, Mac only has read access to BootCamp NTFS partition but doesn't have write access to it.
That causes much inconvenience when we want to newly create, modify or delete files on BootCamp NTFS partition, or transfer files between BootCamp NTFS partition and Mac. As all the above operations are frequently needed, we'd better find a method to mount BootCamp NTFS partition with read write mode on macOS Mojave 10.14/10.13. The easiest way is to find a reliable NTFS for macOS software to enable read write access to BootCamp NTFS partition. Here are two easy-to-use NTFS driver for macOS that we can choose.
Solution 1: Mount BootCamp NTFS partition on Mac with NTFS Assistant
NTFS Assistant is a professional Mac tool that specially designed to enable read write access to NTFS drive on Mac. With it, we can easily mount BootCamp NTFS partition with read write mode on macOS 10.14/10.13 and then write to it. It not only sales at a very low price, but also performs very well.
Tutorial to download and use 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.
Solution 2: Mount BootCamp NTFS partition on Mac with iBoysoft Drive Manager
iBoysoft Drive Manager is a reliable software that can effectively and automatically mount NTFS drive with read-write mode on macOS 10.13. Just with this handy tool, we can read/write BootCamp NTFS partition. macOS 10.14/10.13/10.12 and macOS 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7 can all be supported.
Aside from that, iBoysoft Drive Manager is also a good manager for network drives and external drives. Simply clicking from the menu bar, we can easily mount and unmount network drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, memory card, CF card and pen drive.
Step-by-step instruction to enable read write access to BootCamp NTFS partition with iBoysoft Drive Manager
Step 1: Download and install iBoysoft Drive Manager on our Mac.
Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Drive Manager and mount the BootCamp NTFS partition from menu bar.
Step 3: Read/Write BootCamp NTFS partition after getting notified that the drive is mounted successfully.
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