If you want both Mac and Windows compatibility with a large external hard drive, work with large file sizes, or want to quickly shuttle files from OS X to your Boot Camp partition, you’re going to run into some difficulty.
While OS X supports many Windows specific ways of doing things, dealing with the very common NTFS filesystem is a little sketchy. See, while OS X can read NTFS formatted drives (volumes), it can’t write to them. Here’s how to get over that and fully work with NTFS in OS X.
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