OSXFUSE allows you to extend OS X's native file-handling capabilities via third-party file systems. It is a successor to MacFUSE, which is no longer being maintained.
As a user, installing the OSXFUSE software package will let you use any third-party file system written atop OSXFUSE or MacFUSE, if you choose to install the MacFUSE compatibility layer. As a developer, you can use the OSXFUSE SDK to write numerous types of file systems as regular user-space programs. The content of these file systems can come from anywhere: from the local disk, from across the network, from memory, or any other combination of more...
- Restored compatibility with G5-powered (PPC64) Macs running OS X 10.5. Tracked as issues #121: "Doesn't work in PPC Leopard server!?" and #186: "Fixes for building and running on Leopard"
- Fixed an issue that can cause hangs in case a FUSE file system truncates write requests without returning an error code. Tracked as issues #187: "Truncated direct_io writes more...
- OS X 10.5 or later