How to transfer files from Mac OS X on an external hard drive or stick formatted NTFS

As a user of OS X (MacBook Pro / MacBook Air / Poppy) Can transfer / copy files extrenal a storage device, type hard drive or USB stickThis device must have formatted volume:

Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)
Mac OS Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled)
Mac OS Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted)

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Operating systems Windows, most hard drives used to store pictures, movies, games and documents, etc., are NTFS formatted. Compared to formatted volumes FAT:NTFS offers greater reliability, data security and support for transferring large files.
In the scenario where we have an external NTFS formatted HDD in our home or office and we want to connect it to a Mac OS X, we will see that we can copy the files in one direction: The HDD external HDD Mac's. In the reverse is impossible.

Tux NTFS is a dedicated application operating systems OS XThat allows us to copy / transfer files from Mac hard drive's on an external hard drive is formatted NTFS whose volume.

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The application is installed very simply (as any normal application) and although we offer a package management settings, you should leave it with the default settings.

To be enabled and to copy the files to the external hdd or USB stick, after installation, restart the OS X.

"AppleOS X offers very limited support for Microsoft Windows NTFS formatted hard drives and other storage media out of the box. by default OS X can only read files from Windows-formatted hard drives leaving the users unable to edit, copy or delete anything. Tuxera NTFS for Mac solves this problem providing full read-write compatibility across platforms. ”

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The application is compatible operating systems OS X Lion, OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Leopard, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Tiger, OS X Mavericks si OS X Yosemite.

How to transfer files from Mac OS X on an external hard drive or stick formatted NTFS

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