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How to Delete Files From USB NTFS Drive on M1 MacBook?

How can I delete files from my hard drive using my M1 Macbook? This is new for me because I was a Windows user for a long time, and now I need this external hard drive for my profession, and we normally transfer files from my laptop to Windows PC via USB, hoping it won't become hard, cause we don't have any data on our workplace. Are there any options that it can be for free? It has an NTFS Format. Hope somebody can assist me with this.

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iBoysoft author Eudora Liu

Eudora Liu

Answered on Friday, June 14, 2024

You mentioned your USB drive is an NTFS format and you use it on MacBook. Mac doesn't support NTFS formatted drive so you can't write any data in your USB drive on MacBook but only read it.

Here, we highly recommend you a powerful and professional tool-iBoysoft NTFS for Mac to help you delete files from your USB drive formatted with NTFS.

With iBoysoft NTFS for Mac, you will have full read and write control over the Windows NTFS file system in a macOS environment. It supports you to delete, edit, rename, and write files on NTFS drives in macOS & Mac OS X securely and freely without formatting. Advanced NTFS for Mac software can also serve as a disk management tool to eject, repair, and format NTFS drives on Mac.

It supports macOS SonomamacOS Ventura, etc., and Apple Silicon M2, M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max. So you can follow the below steps to use this software on your M1 MacBook.

  1. Free download, install, and open iBoysoft NTFS for Mac.
  2. Connect your USB drive to your MacBook.
  3. After your drive is mounted successfully, you can access the NTFS disk on Mac and read/write NTFS files.

If necessary, you'll be asked to install an NTFS driver by iBoysoft and enable System Extensions to gain full disk access.

After that, you can read and write in a USB NTFS drive on your M1 MacBook successfully.

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