Commercial-grade embedded APFSfor Linux and Android

Hassle-free storage connectivity with Apple® devices

Our embedded APFS file system implementation makes it possible for Linux® and Android™ devices to access files stored on MacBook®, iPhone®, iPad®, Apple TV®, and any Apple-formatted storage drives.

Unrivaled customization and support

Tuxera APFS is a FUSE read-only driver that can be adapted to any software environment and supports all flash media and storage types formatted with Apple File System.

Technical data and resources

Full read access

Read macOS 10.15 down to macOS 10.13 case sensitive and insensitive volumes, as well as iOS 13 volumes down to iOS 11.

Encryption and compression support

Supports software encrypted volumes and Fusion Drives. Tuxera APFS also supports direct mounting of DMG images and Apple Data Compression (ADC) and zlib compression and encryption.

Other features

Tuxera APFS embedded driver also has support for symlinks, hardlinks, and extended attributes.

All Tuxera file systemimplementations feature

Our cloud-based autobuild system ensures up-to-date, immediate software integration and delivery. Plus, our engineers are on call to help you through every stage of your product’s lifetime, including full integration support.

Our full implementation package comes with a built-to-spec, ready-to-run kernel module, all the file system and benchmarking tools you need, intensive device testing, our patented fail-safe technology, and full-service support.

Errors can cause data loss—or worse—damage device hardware. Tuxera file systems go beyond other alternatives to bring you volume check and repair tools to ensure file system consistency, fix corrupted volumes, and recover lost files.

All the software we build goes through extensive testing. We have our own state-of-the-art device testing lab where we test for interoperability, reliability, functionality, and performance.

Everything’s stored safe and sound. With Tuxera’s proprietary fail-safe technology, videos, pictures, and other files are saved during unexpected power losses or if the external storage is suddenly removed.

When to useTuxera APFS embedded

Our solutions help OEMs and ODMs deliver seamless data exchange between MacOS® and Mac OSx® devices and smartphones, TVs, set-top boxes, drones, routers, connected cars, or other devices running Linux or Android.

IVI, infotainment, and digital cluster


Consumer electronics

NAS and routers

Ensure reliability with self diagnostics

Forensics and data recovery

Get Tuxera APFS Embedded

For software evaluations and pricing quotes on Tuxera APFS, get in touch with us.

Pricing and evaluations

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