MStar Selects Tuxera File Systems for Set-Top Box Chipsets
Interoperable File Systems Brings Expandable, Portable Storage and Multi-Channel Recording for the Next Generation Consumer Entertainment

Helsinki, Finland <November 15, 2011> Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux and other platforms, today announced that MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a global leader in Set-Top Box chipsets, has selected Tuxera’s interoperable file systems for its advanced System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions. With Tuxera’s file system solutions integrated, consumers can attach Windows-formatted portable hard drives and other storages into the next-generation Set-Top Boxes for seamless high-performance recording and playback.

“Portable high-capacity storage has become a must-have supported feature for every connected device,” said Walker Chen, General Manager of STB Business Unit at MStar. “Powered by Tuxera market leading file system solutions, MStar is now best positioned to achieve portable, interoperable storage without any sacrifice to usability or reliability. Tuxera also combines interoperability with the highest performance numbers we have seen with any file system before, paving the way for our customers to design previously unforeseen multi-channel PVR deployments.”

“We are pleased to partner with MStar to provide full support for unlimited portable storage and the fastest possible recording speeds available.” noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. “We will continue our preferred model to integrate Tuxera file systems together with the market leading chipsets to bring more functionality and superior user experience to consumers all over the world.”

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit

About MStar Semiconductor Inc. MStar Semiconductor, Inc. (“MStar”) is a world-class leader in Application Specific ICs (“ASIC”) with a focus on consumer electronic products and communication applications. Since the inception in 2002, MStar has established a strong brand and leadership position in LCD controller, analog and digital TV, Set-Top Box, and mobile communication applications by fully leveraging its core expertise of cutting-edge design capabilities, continuous innovation and premier customer-focused services. Headquartered in Taiwan, MStar has a comprehensive global footprint covering over 15 international R&D and customer support centers to provide a full range of total solutions for various consumer electronic applications. MStar went public in 2010 and is listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (3697.TW). For more information, please visit or contact