8/5/10
8:44 am

Forum Question: Write files to NTFS drive

I am trying to share some large (16gb) video files with a Windows user, and I am having a terrible time finding a drive that we can share which will handle such file sizes. I have an NTFS formatted drive and MacFuse, but it won’t allow me to write to the drive or change permissions, etc. Any suggestions?

— Todd

Comments: One Response to “Write files to NTFS drive”

    8/5/10 @ 8:46 am

    You’ll need to install something to let your Mac handle native NTFS drives. I’ve never tried it, but if you search for “ntfs for mac” you come up with a bunch of solutions.
    Alternatively, you could install something on the Windows side to let it handle Mac-formatted drives.
    Or, simply transfer the large file over a network. It may take a while if they two machines are not on the same local network, though.

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