By default, the NTFS drive is read-only on macOS even on the latest Sonoma. If you want to use the NTFS drive without reformatting, you need an NTFS for Mac driver so that you can fully access the NTFS drive on Mac. iBoysoft NTFS for Mac is a good choice.
iBoysoft NTFS for Mac is the solution for NTFS on M3 MacBook, it always keeps updated to date to be compatible with the latest macOS versions. It only takes you several steps to read and write NTFS on M1/M2/M3 Macs. Here's how:
Step 1. Download and install iBoysoft NTFS for Mac. Allow the utility to access files in your Desktop folder if asked.
Step 2. Connect the NTFS drive to your MacBook Air/Pro.
Step 3. Open iBoysoft NTFS for Mac to read-write the NTFS drive with full privilege. If you can't read and write the NTFS drive, follow the pop-up to install a standalone NTFS driver by iBoysoft and enable System Extensions.