Writing on NTFS volume in Snow Leopard – MacFuse

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I found it the hard way that the windows compatible external drive (NTFS formatted) is read only in Snow Leopard. Mac OS X 10.4 and higher can only read and not write to NTFS format volume. Among other messy ways to make NTFS volumes writable, easiest is to install MacFuse. As per the description on the Google code page, MacFUSE allows you to extend Mac OS X’s native file handling capabilities via 3rd-party file systems. You can download MacFuse from the Google code page or by clicking the icon:

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