How to mount NTFS drive with read/write support in macOS High Sierra?

Posted by Juno to NTFS for Mac on September 30th, 2017

macOS High Sierra 10.13 is an advanced Mac operating system with many attractive features. It all goes well until we try to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13 and find it's impossible to edit or copy files on NTFS drive. How could this happen? Is this a negligence of Apple?

Of course not. That's just because NTFS is developed by Microsoft - the competitor of Apple. At most of the time, NTFS is used on Windows computer. So Apple offers very limited support to NTFS drives. Even as advanced as macOS Mojave 10.14, it still only enables NTFS read support and disables NTFS write support.

But actually, it happens frequently that we need to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with read-write mode, such as creating new files, editing, copying or deleting files. What can we do when it's necessary to perform write activities on NTFS drives? How to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with read-write mode? There are two solutions to mount NTFS drive on Mac with read-write mode.

Solution 1: Mount NTFS drive with read/write support using NTFS Assistant

NTFS Assistant is an easy-to-use NTFS for macOS High Sierra 10.13 software. With it, we can access files stored on NTFS drive, create, edit or delete files as well as perform other activities with ease. Here are steps to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with read-write mode:

Step 1: Download NTFS Assistant from App Store >> and install it.

Step 2: Download and install NTFS Assistant Helper >> on iBoysoft website to enable NTFS read-write access.

Step 3: Launch NTFS Assistant and connect NTFS drive to Mac.

Solution 2: Mount NTFS drive with read/write support using iBoysoft Drive Manager

iBoysoft Drive Manager is a handy tool that can easily mount, read, write and unmount NTFS drives, FAT32 drives, exFAT drives on macOS 10.14/10.13/10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Mount NTFS drive on macOS High Sierra 10.13 with iBoysoft Drive Manager

Aside from what mentioned above, iBoysoft Drive Manager is also a wonderful manager for external drives and network drives. With it, we only need to set the network drive once and later directly mount it when needed. Simply click from 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).

So iBoysoft Drive Manager is certainly the best choice if we not only need to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13, but also want to have better experience when using external drive and network drive on Mac.

Tutorial to mount NTFS drive in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with read-write mode with iBoysoft Drive Manager

Step 1: Download and install iBoysoft Drive Manager on Mac.

iBoysoft Drive Manager

Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Drive Manager and connect our NTFS drive to Mac.

Step 3: Write NTFS drive after getting notified that the NTFS drive has been mounted successfully.

For NTFS for macOS 10.12, please refer to NTFS for macOS 10.12 Sierra to read/write NTFS drive on Mac.

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