The Industry’s 1st NTFS Driver with Backup Functionality is Released, New Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software beta!


New Edition of Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software (Beta) Lets You Backup macOS System to External Drive Formatted Under Windows!

Paragon Software Group releases Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software (beta). With the new 17th edition, you can back up the entire macOS system to an external drive formatted under Windows. You can write, edit, copy, move and delete files on Microsoft NTFS volumes directly from your Mac. Users can mount, unmount, verify, format or set any of your Microsoft NTFS volumes as a startup drive. The software is targeted towards Mac home users, forensic experts, IT managers and original equipment manufacturers.

New and key features include:

  • Backup your macOS to an external drive formatted under Windows
  • Transparent full read and write access to NTFS volumes
  • Automatic NTFS volumes mounting to macOS
  • Volume management: formatting, integrity check, corrupted volumes fix
  • Apple Boot Camp compatibility
  • Virtualization and encryption applications compatibility
  • Supports of all alphabets including non-Latin characters

NTFS17Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software is part of File System Link (FSL) technology that solves incompatibility issues between file systems and operating systems. Paragon’s FSL technology provides rapid, transparent, full read and write access to non-native file systems such as exFAT, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, APFS, ReFS under Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, QNX, and other platforms. Paragon File System Link provides a valuable enhancement for OEMs, benefiting external storage support end users. For more information on Paragon’s File System Link offerings, visit

About Paragon File System Link:

  • Set of file system drivers and tools for Windows, Mac, Linux, and mobile OS
  • Includes drivers, libraries, SDKs, and professional services for software vendors and OEMs
  • Supports file systems for major hardware and virtual platforms, and embedded systems
  • Offers steady throughput and balanced good put with effective flow control, reduced overheads, and congestion avoidance
  • Ensures thrifty use of processor, memory, and disk resources
  • Protects data integrity and prevents accidental data loss and corruption

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System requirements and availability: Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software beta supports macOS 10.14 (Mojave) and can be downloaded and tested for free

About Paragon Software
Since 1994, Paragon Software has been delivering reliable software products and technology solutions to help every day users, IT professionals, and businesses keep data healthy and safe. We offer file systems and storage management, deployment, and migration of heterogeneous appliances and systems, data protection, business continuity, and disaster recovery for hybrid environments. Our global business partners include AJA, Asus, QNAP, Western Digital, Netgear, Seagate, D-Link, HP, Microsoft and many others. For more information, visit


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