neverlock
7/12/2015 - 7:14 PM

Write to NTFS on OSX Yosemite and El Capitan

Write to NTFS on OSX Yosemite and El Capitan

OUTDATED, see comments below

Install Homebrew:

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Update Homebrew formulae:

brew update

Install Homebrew Cask

brew install caskroom/cask/brew-cask

Install osxfuse

brew cask install osxfuse

Install ntfs-3g

brew install homebrew/fuse/ntfs-3g

If you are on OSX 10.11 (El Capitan)

sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0"

And reboot.

Create a symlink for mount_ntfs

sudo mv /sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs.original 
sudo ln -s /usr/local/sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs

Based on: http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/152661/write-to-ntfs-formated-drives-on-yosemite