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Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2011.4 Now Available

  • May 3, 2011 /
  • by Mikko Välimäki

Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2011.4 Now Available
Improves Responsiveness for 64-bit Kernels and Supports Mac OS X Lion

HELSINKI, FINLAND – May 3, 2011 – Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows-compatible file systems for Linux, Android, Mac and other platforms, today announced the availability of a new release of its widely adopted Tuxera NTFS for Mac. Among the numerous added enhancements, the new version includes automatic translation of filenames and important improvements in performance on 64-bit kernels. Tuxera NTFS for Mac also ensures full support to the next Mac OS X version 10.7 Lion expected to be released later in 2011.

New components of Mac OS X recently started to encode file attributes in a way that Windows Explorer was not able to access. Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2011.4 brings in automatic translation of filenames, removing any problem when copying files to NTFS volumes. Additionally, this release ensures improved responsiveness when using multiple simultaneous NTFS volumes on 64-bit Mac OS X kernels.

Tuxera NTFS for Mac allows Apple Mac OS X users to read and write in Windows NTFS format fuss-free. Transferring files from Windows to Mac and vice versa is made easy with the help of Tuxera software as the common Windows-formatted hard drives and memory sticks can be used. Tuxera NTFS for Mac is also very popular in companies and universities with heterogeneous computing environments that include both Windows and Mac computers.

¨We are pleased to announce the awaited new Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2011.4 release that makes Mac-Windows interoperability easier and more productive” says Oscar Santolalla, Product Manager at Tuxera. ¨Tuxera is fully committed to provide Mac users with the best file system interoperability experience. We would like to thank you for widely adopting our solution and for granting us your trust.¨

This release coincides with the new Tuxera NTFS YouTube Channel, which has been conceived to bring you great resources about Tuxera NTFS for Mac.

For more information, please contact:

Viet-Anh Le
Marketing Manager, Tuxera Inc.
+358 40 008 5099

About Tuxera. Tuxera is the 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 Linux, Android, 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

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Every business veteran has their success story. Mikko’s is Tuxera, which he’s been building together with Szabolcs Szakacsits since 2008. Mikko is not just Tuxera’s CEO – he's also founded several startups over the span of his career. He enjoys sharing his experiences through coaching, guest lectures, and keynotes covering topics from building and selling products, to creating teams and long-lasting business partnerships.