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FUSE for macOS for Mac

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

Free
In English
4.0
Based on 35 user rates

FUSE for macOS 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 version 4.8.0

  • Add support for macOS 15
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FUSE for macOS for Mac

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Version 4.8.0
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 8 2023
4.5.0
1.0
Jun 8 2023
1.0
Version: 4.5.0
DO NOT INSTALL unless you really really really need to. WHY? Because this is by my personal estimation a vastly buggy POS. I call it HEADACHEWARE. I installed it because Cryptomator wants to use it. Tough luck! I've UNINSTALLED it! Fortunately, it comes with an uninstaller app. UNfortunately, the "uninstaller" does NOT install all of it! [expletive!] AND the stupid uninstaller doesn't tell you that you have to RESTART to get it out of RAM. - - A partial list of PITA LEFTOVERS: (1) /Library/StatedExtensions/Library/Filesystems/macfuse.fs <--Root permissions required to kill it. Have fun. (2) /private/var/db/KernelExtensionManagement/AuxKC/CurrentAuxKC/StashedExtensions/CE792BFB-8378-4355-82A9-162203510FA4/macfuse.kext <--Root. (3) /Library/Filesystems/strongfuse.fs <--Admin trashable. - - WHY do I extremely dislike this monster? It requires TWO RESTARTS to finish installing it, only to discover it has wrecked the system such that several errors are thrown, and several app permissions appear to have been damaged. (o_0) Ouch! You have to RESTART a THIRD TIME to clear the chaos. - - Oh and of course, as I mentioned above, you have to RESTART after UNinstalling to clear the FUSE crap out of memory. - - AVOID! Maybe they'll fix it, but not today.
brian163
brian163
Feb 16 2022
4.2.1
0.0
Feb 16 2022
0.0
Version: 4.2.1
4.2.4 was released 20 Dec 2021 https://github.com/osxfuse/osxfuse/releases/download/macfuse-4.2.4/macfuse-4.2.4.dmg
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
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Jun 12 2024
4.8.0
5.0
Jun 12 2024
5.0
Version: 4.8.0
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 8 2023
4.5.0
1.0
Jun 8 2023
1.0
Version: 4.5.0
ratliff
ratliff
Oct 10 2021
4.1.2
4.0
Oct 10 2021
4.0
Version: 4.1.2
boxcody
boxcody
Oct 8 2019
4.0
Oct 8 2019
4.0
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
Nov 5 2017
5.0
Nov 5 2017
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Sep 19 2017
5.0
Sep 19 2017
5.0
Version: null
b-scholze
b-scholze
Feb 4 2017
2.5
Feb 4 2017
2.5
Version: null
Mt-Saint-Michel-+-Saint-Michaels-Mount
Dec 3 2016
5.0
Version: null
berend-van-berkum
berend-van-berkum
May 31 2016
5.0
May 31 2016
5.0
Version: null
Diefis
Diefis
Apr 9 2016
4.0
Apr 9 2016
4.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Jan 20 2016
4.5
Jan 20 2016
4.5
Version: null
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Nov 6 2015
4.5
Nov 6 2015
4.5
Version: null
Juniper
Juniper
Oct 15 2015
4.0
Oct 15 2015
4.0
Version: null
EdA4066
EdA4066
Oct 1 2015
5.0
Oct 1 2015
5.0
Version: null
Welandr
Welandr
Mar 1 2015
4.0
Mar 1 2015
4.0
Version: null
Liselotte
Liselotte
Jan 15 2015
5.0
Jan 15 2015
5.0
Version: null
Meiner2er
Meiner2er
Sep 16 2014
4.0
Sep 16 2014
4.0
Version: null
Gmadey
Gmadey
Jul 3 2014
4.0
Jul 3 2014
4.0
Version: null
fawza
fawza
Feb 26 2014
5.0
Feb 26 2014
5.0
Version: null
Atlanx
Atlanx
Nov 19 2013
5.0
Nov 19 2013
5.0
Version: null
dsimer
dsimer
Sep 11 2013
3.0
Sep 11 2013
3.0
Version: null
Marba
Marba
Aug 23 2013
2.0
Aug 23 2013
2.0
Version: null
Mertonian
Mertonian
Aug 21 2013
0.5
Aug 21 2013
0.5
Version: null
Kelpie
Kelpie
Aug 20 2013
2.5
Aug 20 2013
2.5
Version: null
RichardGuay1742
RichardGuay1742
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Version: null
Batyli
Batyli
Jul 2 2013
2.5
Jul 2 2013
2.5
Version: null
Rowan
Rowan
Jun 14 2013
4.5
Jun 14 2013
4.5
Version: null
JaeyoonLee4930
JaeyoonLee4930
Apr 11 2013
3.0
Apr 11 2013
3.0
Version: null
Masterminter
Masterminter
Apr 1 2013
5.0
Apr 1 2013
5.0
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Apr 1 2013
5.0
Apr 1 2013
5.0
Version: null
mjd5000
mjd5000
Nov 7 2012
5.0
Nov 7 2012
5.0
Version: null
ZoneMaster42
ZoneMaster42
Jan 18 2012
5.0
Jan 18 2012
5.0
Version: null
Max66
Max66
Dec 29 2011
4.0
Dec 29 2011
4.0
Version: null
fleiben
fleiben
Sep 10 2011
5.0
Sep 10 2011
5.0
Version: null
Germ65
Germ65
Sep 10 2011
3.0
Sep 10 2011
3.0
Version: null