Turkey Day holiday deal for NFTS driver, free update for Seagate drive owners

Turkey Day holiday deal for NFTS driver, free update for Seagate drive owners

Summary: Macs can read Microsoft NFTS (New Technology File System) volumes, but not write to them. For the Thanksgiving holiday, Paragon Software is offering its NFTS for Mac OS X 10 read-write driver for free for Seagate hard drive owners and at a discount for others.

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Paragon Software's NTFS for Mac OS X 10, released in the summer, provides Mac OS X Mountain Lion compatibility, added support for extended attributes, and improved performance and stability, the company said. The driver can read and write to NTFS volumes and lets Mac users work with NTFS files as they would an ordinary Mac HFS+ volume. The software also supports NTFS formatting and integrity checking as well as a control panel for the driver.

Paragon said Seagate hard drive owners can download a version called Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X 10 for Seagate drives starting on Thanksgiving Day (9:00 am EST) through December 1.

In addition, the company is offering a bundle of the NTS driver and an HFS+ for Windows is offered for any drive for $19.95 during the same time frame. A button for the deal can be found on the same page above.

Topics: Apple, Hardware, Software, Windows

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  • David, did you write this on an Apple product?

    I assume so, you made several typos. You should get yourself a better computer.

    Pretty much everywhere you wanted to write NTFS, your Mac changed it to NFTS.
    toddbottom3
  • What a weird story

    Firstly, this is the UK edition of ZDNet, so what on earth is Turkey Day. Is it the same sort of idea as Lemming Day might be for the Norwegians?

    As for writing to NTFS file systems, it seem incredible to me that a Mac system could not write to an NTFS file system while I use NTFS on the removable drives connected to my Ubuntu laptop and its Mint predecessor. So I did a very quick google and found this:

    http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-10469210-263.html

    Enjoy!

    Mike

    Oh, and employ a proof reader, won't you? It makes you look so much less illiterate when you don't have all the simple typos!
    LeMike
    • writing to NTFS

      Obviously, Apple can't just bundle the unlicensed by Microsoft driver so they don't do it.
      danbi
  • N T F S not NFTS

    check your title and summary
    deaf_e_kate