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
- Fix volume icon support on macOS 10.12 - Fixes an incompatibility on macOS 10.12, resulting in the volume icon not being displayed in Finder, when using mount-time options volicon, local, and extended_security at the same time
- Shorten preference pane name from "FUSE for macOS" to "FUSE"
- Fix error when building the kernel extension loader with legacy SDKs - Starting
- OS X 10.5 or later