Mounty
Mounty
1.13
3.7
0.0

Re-mount NTFS Volumes in read/write mode.

Mounty overview

Mounty is a simple utility to re-mount NTFS volumes in read-write mode. Sometimes you will find yourself struggling with an USB stick from your peers which is NTFS formatted. Reformatting doesn't help since HFS+ formatted drives are not readable on common Windows PCs. Also, FAT32 will not help either when the file size is bigger than 2GB. Here comes Mounty: It uses the build-in capability of OS X and will not install any additional drivers. This makes Mounty a small and handy utility for your daily file sharing workflow.

What’s new in version 1.13

Updated on Dec 21 2021

  • Added compatibility with macOS 12 "Monterey"
  • Apple has changed the entire mount process in Monterey from the previous kernel based architecture toward one that runs primarily in user space
  • Now the "mount_lifs" command is triggering the mount but custom flags like "read/write" are now ignored which leads into a mount failure
  • I have filed a bug report to Apple, hope that this will be solved sooner or later
  • As a workaround, I have switched to NSTask API but now you need to input credentials for elevating privileges, sorry for inconvenience. Also, the mount point has changed from system mount point "/Volumes" to a user-owned hidden mount point in user's home directory "~/.mounty" for that reason
  • Once Apple will provide a fix, I will switch back to DiskArbitration framework
  • If you are running macOS Big Sur or earlier there is no need to update to current version
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    jstrach
    jstrach
    Mar 16 2021
    1.12
    1.0
    Mar 16 2021
    1.0
    Version: 1.12
    Stay well clear of Mounty, corrupted my files and directories!
    davidcoheng
    davidcoheng
    Jul 20 2020
    1.9
    5.0
    Jul 20 2020
    5.0
    Version: 1.9
    Great app, I recommend 100%, easy to use!
    jaimeoliveira
    jaimeoliveira
    Dec 3 2019
    1.9
    5.0
    Dec 3 2019
    5.0
    Version: 1.9
    Excellent. Works fine and easy.
    lilian-n
    lilian-n
    Mar 3 2019
    1.9
    5.0
    Mar 3 2019
    5.0
    Version: 1.9
    Does it's job; quick and easy !
    Naoh
    Naoh
    Sep 3 2018
    1.7
    0.0
    Sep 3 2018
    0.0
    Version: 1.7
    It seems they have changed their website URL from enjoygineering.com to mounty.app. Unfortunately, they forgot to replace the server certificate. So now it's not possible to access the website, as the cert and the URL doesn't match.
    yanxiaoyu1127
    yanxiaoyu1127
    Jun 6 2018
    1.6
    0.0
    Jun 6 2018
    0.0
    Version: 1.6
    系學會
    steve69za
    steve69za
    Apr 23 2018
    1.6
    0.5
    Apr 23 2018
    0.5
    Version: 1.6
    I meticulously followed mounting and un-mounting procedure and it still corrupted my drive's directory. The Mounty website's recommended solution is to use Tuxera to fix it. Software that costs US$31. Seems like Mounty is really designed to sell Tuxera products.
    poulter7
    poulter7
    May 16 2017
    1.3
    0.5
    May 16 2017
    0.5
    Version: 1.3
    Thought this would be simple to cleanup some backups I have. Lost 10 years worth of files from an old hard drive...
    Emil Tomc
    Emil Tomc
    Jan 30 2017
    1.3
    5.0
    Jan 30 2017
    5.0
    Version: 1.3
    This app saved me a lot of time. I was struggling with USB keys in NTFS formats for some time before I found Mounty. So far works perfectly for me.
    Steve K
    Steve K
    Jan 16 2017
    1.2
    4.0
    Jan 16 2017
    4.0
    Version: 1.2
    Works perfectly and without any fuss. First time I launched it it let me know that it detected a mounted Bootcamp volume and asked me if I wanted to make it writeable. Perfect. Just one complaint: the menu icon of a blue mountain is WAY too wide and takes up too much precious real estate. Shrink that and I'll change my review to 5 stars!
    distreszed
    distreszed
    Jul 1 2016
    1.2
    5.0
    Jul 1 2016
    5.0
    Version: 1.2
    paragon ntfs suddenly stopped working with one of my ext drives, drive was not writable, reinstalling paragon didn't work. tried mounty, worked like a charm. so far so good
    Septimus
    Septimus
    Jan 20 2016
    1.2
    5.0
    Jan 20 2016
    5.0
    Version: 1.2
    Perfect for my needs: read/write NTFS disks. Does what it says no more, no less. Includes an option to Start at Login. Perfect.
    evilinstone
    evilinstone
    Nov 13 2014
    1.1
    5.0
    Nov 13 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.1
    Resolve all my problem with NTFS usb sticks :-)
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