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Jul 29, 2019 Another way to get Paragon NTFS for Mac is to buy an NTFS Seagate drive, which comes with a free download of Paragon. Tuxera NTFS for Mac is another way of bridging the gap between macOS and Windows NT, although it costs $31.00, with a 14-day free trial. Similar to Paragon, just a little more expensive. #2: Third-party drivers (free). Microsoft NTFS for Mac by Tuxera brings reliable read-write compatibility for all NTFS-formatted USB drives on your Mac. Try free for 15 days. When it comes to Windows NTFS-formatted USB drives, Macs are only built for reading. That means you can open files stored on those drives, but you can’t edit, copy, move, or delete those files using your Mac. To write files, you need an add-on NTFS-driver. Microsoft NTFS for Mac by Tuxera is easy-to-use software that makes this all possible.
This document outlines how to install the NTFS-3G driver on Mac OS X systems. This driver allows for Mac OS X (version 10.4 and later) to write to NTFS formatted drives.
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Downloading the driver
The NTFS-3G driver can be freely downloaded here.
Installing the driver
After you have downloaded the driver, double click on the file to open the installer folder.
A new window should open. Double click on Install NTFS-3G.
The installer window should open. Click on Continue.
Click on Continue again and then click Agree to agree the Software License Agreement.
Click Install. You will need to enter your administrator user name and password.
After the installation completes, click on Restart to reboot your computer and finish the installation.
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