Get fast, fail-safe embedded NTFS support

Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera is a commercial-grade file system implementation that brings built-in, high-performance support for Windows® NTFS™-formatted USB, SD™, HDD, and SSD storage media to any device. Our proprietary NTFS embedded driver powers over a billion devices worldwide and is compatible with all the major operating systems.

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Why choose Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera

Incredibly smooth user experience

Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera features hardware acceleration, patented enhancements, and advanced optimizations to ensure maximum I/O throughput and high IOPS. Our commercial-grade file system implementation is 6X faster than open-source alternatives, ensuring an unmatched device responsiveness.

Outstanding reliability

We make sure that your videos, pictures, and other files are saved and that no data is corrupted if storage is suddenly removed, or power or battery is disconnected. Metadata, device integrity, and volume consistency is ensured in any of these events – making Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera a truly fail-safe solution.

Full interoperability

Tuxera's embedded software ensures your customers can use their portable, external storage media interchangeably with your device and others, no matter the operating system. Our NTFS solution is precision-tuned for the best performance on any platform, whether it’s Android™, Linux®, Tizen®, QNX®, Nucleus®, Windows® CE Embedded, VxWorks®, or other proprietary RTOS deployments.

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.

How Tuxera's NTFS solution performs

Read-write performance of USB 3.0 storage plugged into a router

Tuxera file systems versus open-source alternatives

Average effective speed during read

Average effective speed during write

Tested on ARM Cortex-A15 Processor / 512 MB RAM / Samsung SSD 840 PRO 256 GB, USB 3.0 / Windows client and Samba over 1 GbE.Actual performance may vary based on software and hardware used.

Technical data and resources

Support for all NTFS versions

Version 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 3.0 and 3.1, including XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.0, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

Support for all storage types

eMMC, eSD, SD card, CF Card, UFS, memory stick, SSD, HDD via USB, SATA, eSATA, FireWire, MMC, and more

Support for all types of Microsoft Dynamic Volumes

Simple, spanned, stripped, mirrored, RAID-5

POSIX conformance and Windows filename compatibility

Microsoft NTFS for Mac by Tuxera supports UTF-8 file names, 32-bit Unicode/UTF-16 encoding, and DOS, Win32, and POSIX filename namespaces

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When to use Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera

The leading auto makers, Tier-1s, OEMs, and ODMs choose Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera. With low CPU use and memory footprint, Microsoft NTFS by Tuxera is suitable for embedded devices with limited memory and computing power that require high-speed data transfers.

Automotive

Consumer electronics

Networking andtelecommunications

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