FUSE for macOS
FUSE for macOS
4.2.1
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FUSE for macOS

17 October 2021

Extend native file handling in OS X (was OSXFUSE).

Overview

FUSE for macOS (was 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 FUSE for macOS software package will let you use any third-party file system written atop FUSE for macOS or MacFUSE, if you choose to install the MacFUSE compatibility layer. As a developer, you can use the FUSE for macOS 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 sources.

This package will install the runtime and development components of FUSE for macOS. Please note that no FUSE for macOS-based file systems are included in this package.

What's new in FUSE for macOS

Version 4.2.1:
  • Fix race condition that can result in mkdir(2) returning EINVAL when creating multiple directories recursively.
  • Fix race condition when removing a directory or creating a symlink.
  • Add workaround for an infinite write loop when unmapping a file from memory on Apple Silicon.
  • Add workaround for a missing TARGET_OS_OSX macro in Xcode 13's sys/cdefs.h kernel header.
  • Improve support for non-latin languages by adding support for returning file names in the Unicode Normalization Form D (NFD) in the readdir callback.
  • Improve detection of remote file changes and prevent unnecessary writes.
  • Set minimum I/O size value (iosize mount option) to the platform's page size. On Apple Silicon the minimum I/O size is 16,384 bytes. On Intel it is 4,096 bytes. Using an I/O size value less than the platform's page size can cause hangs.
  • Perform synchronous writes when unmapping a file from memory. When the last munmap(2) completes, the file will have been written to the backing storage.
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 18 2021
4.2.1
1.0
Oct 18 2021
1.0
Version: 4.2.1
NOT for M1 Macs! I don't care what the developer notes say. FUSE is INERT on M1 Macs. I've been through this twice now. NO, it's NOT compatible with M1 Macs. All you find it does is seriously screw up your system boot then NOT work. Don't install it. Ignore it. I don't say this often but: The developers seriously screwed up and have NOT properly tested 4.1.2 on M1 Macs. /rant
brian163
brian163
Oct 15 2021
4.1.2
0.0
Oct 15 2021
0.0
Version: 4.1.2
4.2.1 was released 01 Oct 2021 https://osxfuse.github.io/2021/10/01/macFUSE-4.2.1.html
sstoupak
sstoupak
May 18 2021
4.1.1
0.0
May 18 2021
0.0
Version: 4.1.1
macFUSE 4.1.2 macOS 10.12 or later Apple Silicon or Intel Released on 16 May 2021
boxcody
boxcody
Oct 8 2019
3.10.3
4.0
Oct 8 2019
4.0
Version: 3.10.3
This version is not working with the newest macOS update Catalina 10.15.
DRNash
DRNash
May 15 2019
3.8.3
0.0
May 15 2019
0.0
Version: 3.8.3
The current version is 3.9.0, which was released on 3 May (i.e. 3 days before the supposed update to 3.8.3 on MacUpdate)
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Sep 24 2017
3.7.0
0.0
Sep 24 2017
0.0
Version: 3.7.0
The current version is 3.7.1
OhEssex
OhEssex
Sep 26 2016
3.5.2
0.0
Sep 26 2016
0.0
Version: 3.5.2
Yay - *finally* a stable (non-beta) release in the version 3 realm!
AlVarnell
AlVarnell
Jul 27 2016
3.4.1
0.0
Jul 27 2016
0.0
Version: 3.4.1
As others have been pointing out, Fuse v2.8.3 is the release version. Version 3.4.1 is still a developer preview and probably not something the average user should be trying.
Gazman
Gazman
Jun 5 2016
3.3.3
0.0
Jun 5 2016
0.0
Version: 3.3.3
Can I use this to make NTFS drives read/writable on El Capitan? If so, how? Thanks
berend-van-berkum
berend-van-berkum
May 31 2016
3.3.2
5.0
May 31 2016
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
Just installed the latest stable release from osxfuse.github.io on El Capitan. Mind to enable the MacFUSE compatibility, MacFUSE itself will not work. Installed sshfs too and macfusion is working again. I would not install this version (3.3.2 beta), just use latest stable version 2.8.3.
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  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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