iBoysoft download FAQ

Great software for a Mac OS user like me. It's super easy to install and it makes transferring of files at the same time reading the files much easier as it is compatible with NTFS drives.

Can Mac read NTFS?

Apple's macOS can read Windows-formatted NTFS drives. You can copy, view, compress, or move the files out of an NTFS drive on Mac, but you can't write to NTFS files on Mac by default.

Does it work with the latest Apple Silicon M1/M2/M3 based Macs?

Yes, iBoysoft NTFS for Mac works with the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with Apple Silicon M1, M2, M3 chip.

Can iBoysoft NTFS for Mac mount the BOOTCAMP partition in read-write mode?

Yes. iBoysoft NTFS for Mac grants users with full read-write access to the Bootcamp partition formatted with NTFS. You can write, edit, delete, copy, move, and save files on it as well as transfer files between the Windows partition and Mac partitions.

Can this Microsoft NTFS driver for Mac mount encrypted NTFS drives?

No. If the NTFS drive is BitLocker encrypted, you need iBoysoft BitLocker for Mac to mount, read, and write Microsoft NTFS volumes encrypted by BitLocker on Mac.

How to format an external hard drive for Mac and PC?

To format an external drive for Mac and PC, you can convert Microsoft NTFS volumes to universal exFAT or FAT32. Before doing so, please be sure to backup or transfer files to another hard drive or cloud drive to avoid data loss.

What should I do if I have macOS 10.12 but iBoysoft NTFS for Mac doesn’t support OS older than 10.13?

Please follow steps below. Uninstall the current version Microsoft NTFS for Mac by iBoysoft. Email support@iboysoft.com to get an installer of Microsoft NTFS for Mac V1.8 by iBoysoft. Install Microsoft NTFS for Mac software in the email. Connect the NTFS disk to Mac and start to use it.

My Microsoft NTFS external drive is not recognized by macOS, even after installing iBoysoft NTFS for Mac.

Please check Disk Utility to see if your disk is recognized and shows up at the sidebar. If macOS Disk Utility cannot recognize your drive, neither do iBoysoft NTFS for Mac. You can follow this troubleshooting guide to fix external hard drive not recognized on Mac.

My SD card or external drive is not readable on Mac, can iBoysoft NTFS for Mac read it?

No, iBoysoft NTFS for Mac is used to read & write NTFS drive on Mac, instead of reading an unreadable external drive or SD card. In this situation, please try a data recovery software (Such as iBoysoft Data Recovery) to recover data.

How to uninstall NTFS for Mac?

Microsoft NTFS for Mac by iBoysoft is easy to uninstall with its built-in uninstallation feature. 1. Click its icon on the upper right corner of the menu bar. 2. Select "Uninstall" in the drop-down menu. 3. Confirm the uninstallation in the pop-up.

How to completely remove NTFS for Mac when trial version is expired?

If your NTFS for Mac doesn't come with an uninstallation button, you need to delete it manually to completely remove it. 1. Open the Finder and open Applications on the left panel. 2. Scroll down to find the NTFS for Mac application. 3. Drag it with your mouse or Trackpad to the Trash in the dock. Or you can control click it and choose "Move to Trash" from the list. 4. Empty the Trash.

Where can I find iBoysoft NTFS for Mac EULA?

You can download EULA Now Free.