February 12, 2018
— Read and write to Windows NTFS drives on macOS High Sierra
As with previous versions, Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2018 brings full read and write compatibility with Windows NTFS-formatted drives to your Mac. Our latest version supports macOS High Sierra and Sierra, OS X El Capitan, and all previous OS X versions from 10.4 (Tiger) onward.
Free upgrades for existing customers
Regardless of your operating system version, we recommend upgrading Tuxera NTFS for Mac for all the latest features and improvements. For our existing customers, upgrades are always free of charge, so you won't need to buy a new license for the 2018 version.
If you're running High Sierra, you'll definitely want to upgrade to the latest version of Tuxera NTFS for Mac. In an earlier post, we discussed an issue with High Sierra blocking the 2016 release of Tuxera NTFS for Mac. With the launch of High Sierra, Apple introduced a requirement that users must manually approve any software that loads new kernel extensions. The NTFS for Mac 2018 installer now easily guides you through this process.
What's a kernel extension?
In plain English, the kernel is a program running at the core of macOS. The kernel has complete control over everything inside the Mac. A "kernel extension" is code that would help expand the kernel's capabilities. In the case of Tuxera NTFS for Mac, our kernel extension expands the capability of your Mac to write, delete, and move files on Windows NTFS-formatted drives.
New to Mac?
If you've just switched from Windows to Mac, you might be having trouble copying, editing, or deleting files stored on USB sticks or external hard drives you used to use with your Windows PC. That's because out of the box, Apple's operating system, macOS, only allows you to read files stored on drives formatted with NTFS, the file system used with Windows PCs. With NTFS for Mac 2018, you can access, edit, store, and transfer files between PCs and Macs hassle-free.
If you don't have a license for Tuxera NTFS for Mac, it's a convenient, one-time purchase valid for the entire lifetime of the software! Visit our product page to buy the software or download and try it free for 15 days: https://www.tuxera.com/products/tuxera-ntfs-for-mac . We even have some helpful links to get you started:
Tuxera NTFS for Mac FAQ: https://www.tuxera.com/products/tuxera-ntfs-for-mac/faq
Formatting an NTFS drive using a Mac: https://www.tuxera.com/blog/formatting-an-ntfs-drive-using-a-mac
How to format drives in NTFS on a Mac - in 3 easy steps: https://www.tuxera.com/blog/how-format-drives-in-ntfs-on-a-mac-in-3-easy-steps
As always, if you have any questions or feedback, our support team is happy to help. Get in touch at [email protected]
Upgrade to the latest version of Tuxera NTFS for Mac now. For new customers, use the code H1GHS13RR4 and get a 25% discount until February 14.