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Fuse4X for Mac

Extend OS X native file handling.

Free
In English
Version 0.9.2
2.9
Based on 5 user rates

Fuse4X overview

Fuse4X allows you to extend OS X's native file handling capabilities via 3rd-party file systems. It can be used as a software building block other products.

As a user, installing the Fuse4X software package will let you use any 3rd-party file system written atop Fuse4X. As a developer, you can use the Fuse4X SDK to write numerous types of new file systems as regular user-mode 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 sources. Writing a file system using Fuse4X is orders of magnitude easier and quicker than the traditional approach of writing in-kernel file systems. Since Fuse4X file systems are regular applications (as opposed to kernel extensions), you have just as much flexibility and choice in programming tools, debuggers, and libraries as you have if you were developing standard OS X applications. In more technical terms, Fuse4X implements a mechanism that makes it possible to implement a fully functional file system in a user-space program on Mac OS X (10.5 and above). It provides API compatible with the FUSE (File-system in USEr space) API that originated on Linux. Therefore, many existing FUSE file systems become readily usable on OS X.

The Fuse4X software consists of a kernel extension and various user-space libraries and tools. It comes with C-based and Objective-C based SDKs. If you prefer another language (say, Python or Java), you should be able to create file systems in those languages after you install the relevant language bindings yourself.

What’s new in version 0.9.2

Version 0.9.2:
  • Last release. No longer supported.

Fuse4X for Mac

Free
In English
Version 0.9.2
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2.9

(7 Reviews of Fuse4X)

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anonymous-deer-2515
anonymous-deer-2515
Dec 13 2015
0.9.2
0.0
Dec 13 2015
0.0
Version: 0.9.2
From Fuse4X project page: "Fuse4X project is not supported anymore. Most of its functionality has been merged into OSXFUSE. Please use OSXFUSE for future development." see: http://fuse4x.github.io/
Max66
Max66
Dec 29 2011
0.8.12
0.5
Dec 29 2011
0.5
Version: 0.8.12
Doesn't work I removed MacFuse and installed this software, rebooted and my NTFS-3g and Truecrypt did not work. I removed it and installed OSXfuse instead and it worked perfectly
nakilevy
nakilevy
Dec 19 2011
0.8.12
0.0
Dec 19 2011
0.0
Version: 0.8.12
where to find it when it's installed? And how to uninstall this thing? Lion 10.7.2
Cowicide
Cowicide
Dec 18 2011
0.8.12
0.0
Dec 18 2011
0.0
Version: 0.8.12
Does that work with Parallels 7 as a replacement for the MacFUSE installed by Parallels? I would ask Parallels, but they don't seem to want to answer anyone about this being the unprofessionals that they are.
Frosty
Frosty
Sep 13 2011
0.8.12
0.0
Sep 13 2011
0.0
Version: 0.8.12
Do you have to uninstall MacFuse to install this one? If so, how does one go about doing that? I have Mac OS X Lion.
Macs007
Macs007
Feb 20 2012
3.5
Feb 20 2012
3.5
Version: null
MikeKuk
MikeKuk
Feb 17 2012
5.0
Feb 17 2012
5.0
Version: null
Max66
Max66
Dec 29 2011
0.5
Dec 29 2011
0.5
Version: null
tahitibub
tahitibub
Sep 14 2011
0.5
Sep 14 2011
0.5
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Sep 13 2011
5.0
Sep 13 2011
5.0
Version: null