For many accustomed to using Windows for people who use the new Mac for transaction processing process is a thing people feel fear. In addition, you might want to be able to continue to use the windows used in the NTFS formatted hard disk on a Mac, good news is that Mac is supported by default NTFS read operations, the bad news is not writing.
Before you struggling to find on your Mac can be a third-party tool NTFS writes, listen to me. In fact the latest version of OS X support NTFS write operation, but the strange thing is that this has not been enabled.
Some things to try hands to know. According to the following tips to make your beloved NTFS hard drive and fly your new Mac together.
prerequisites? Take it easy, you only need to ensure that your NTFS partition has a word name without any spaces. You can do that in windows Explorer, right-click the partition icon -> select Properties -> Fill in a name in the text box
Set the partition name
let's go ... ...
Open your Mac, start Finder and then insert your favorite NTFS hard disk, it will be in the form of a bar of icons appear on the desktop as well as tools, I give my NTFS partition named "NTFS_Drive". So far, you can only read the contents of the partition from the inside.
NTFS write enabled on your partition by following these steps.
Click the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the menu bar, or press the Command key and the spacebar on the keyboard, as shown in FIG. 3 starts Spotlight Search bar
Enter Spotlight Search bar "terminal" and press Enter to launch the terminal.
In a terminal window command prompt, enter the following command on one line to start the named "nano" text editor and open the file named "fstab", as shown in FIG. Enter your password when prompted for a password.
sudo nano / etc / fstab
Start nano text editor
nano is a Unix-based operating system, a simple text editor. You can find it on your Unix-compatible Mac.
UNIX 03 certification
In the nano editor, enter the following command on one line, the "NTFS_Drive" replace it with your partition name, then key in the following order: Control O, Enter, and Control X, to save the file and close the nano you have created. a Unix script to enable read and write NTFS partitions. Now keep the terminal window open.
LABEL = NTFS_Drive none ntfs rw, auto, nobrowse
nano text editor
Draw your NTFS hard drive and then plug it back in. This time neither partition appears on the desktop does not appear in the Finder bar. But do not worry. Return to the terminal window, enter the following command at the command prompt, press the Enter key Finder, open all available disks. then, you can see your disks in the Finder as shown in Figure 9.
open / Volumes
NTFS partitions in the Finder
Drag the icon to the Favorites area NTFS_Drive Finder sidebar.
Adding partitions to sidebar
Congratulations! From now on, whenever you plug your NTFS hard disk, it will appear in the Finder bar and you can read and write it.