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
- Let mount_osxfuse load the FUSE kernel extension - When mounting a FUSE volume, libosxfuse used to be responsible for loading the kernel extension by calling load_osxfuse. Starting with this release mount_osxfuse will call load_osxfuse. This allows us to further decouple libosxfuse from the FUSE kernel extension.
- OS X 10.5 or later