DiskInternals Linux Reader Alternatives

    DiskInternals Linux Reader is described as 'A freemium tool for reading files from EXT2/EXT3/EXT4, HFS, UFS2, Reiser4, and ReiserFS partitions in Windows. Some filesystem types locked restricted to "Pro" version' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DiskInternals Linux Reader for Windows, Linux, Mac and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is Paragon ExtFS. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try HFSExplorer or Ext2Read (Ext2Explore). Other great apps like DiskInternals Linux Reader are Linux File Systems for Windows (Paid), Paragon HFS+ for Windows (Paid), MacDrive (Paid) and BeeGFS (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2021

    1. extFS is one of the primary file systems of Linux. If you work on a computer and need to read or write files from HDD, SSD or flash drive formatted under Linux, you need extFS by Paragon Software.
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    2. Linux File Systems for Windows by Paragon Software is a unique tool which gives you full access to Linux volumes within Windows. Just plug your hard disk with ExtFS/Btrfs/XFS partitions into your PC and instantly work with any media on the Linux partitions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      HFSExplorer is an application that can read Mac-formatted hard disks and disk images. It can read the file systems HFS (Mac OS Standard), HFS+ (Mac OS Extended) and HFSX (Mac OS Extended with case sensitive file names).
    3. Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2/ext3/ext4 files. It now supports Linux LVM2. It can be used to view and copy files and folders. It can recursively copy entire folders. It can also be used to view and copy disk and file system images.

      Discontinued

      Development ended. Last version, 2.2, was released on 2010. It can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    4. Experience total communication between MAC & Windows with the industry’s highest performing file system technology Paragon HFS+ for Windows is the only solution that provides full read-write access to HFS+/HFSX partitions on any type of disks (APM, GPT, MBR) under most of...
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      • Windows
      Whether youre on a Windows PC or a Mac running Windows, sharing files on disks is no longer a hassle.
    5. BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is the leading parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management.
    6. XtreemFS is an object-based, distributed file system for wide area networks. The file system replicates objects for fault tolerance and caches metadata and data to improve performance over high-latency links. SSL and X.
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    7. It provides Windows NT4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 with full access to Linux Ext2 volumes (read access and write access). This may be useful if you have installed both Windows and Linux as a dual boot environment on your computer.
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    8. MacDisk, a solution to read/write/format Macintosh floppy disks, CD-ROMs, Zip cartridges, USB drives and all other magnetic disks on a PC without any add-on.
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