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[GUIDE] Read/Write NTFS drive (Beta support)

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In this mini guide I will help you to have a functional read/write way about writing NTFS drive


Many of us use a multi boot with also windows OS and some time it could be useful to write on this NTFS disk from OSX


There are different and not free tools, this feature instead is a free one and it is inside your OSX from 10.11 and greater









Beta support from apple

to access NTFS disk you have to navigate with /Volumes (GO/Go to folder /Volumes


Open a terminal window and type



sudo nano /etc/fstab
put your password


You will see fstab app interface as picture below

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where NAME is the name of your NTFS disk in my case maxtor (see pictures below)


and press go



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