Best Ext2Fsd Alternatives

    Ext2Fsd is described as 'ext2 file system driver for Windows (2k, XP, Vista and Win7). It’s a free software. Anyone can modify or distribute it under GPL2' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Ext2Fsd for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is DiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. Other great apps like Ext2Fsd are Paragon ExtFS (Paid), Linux File Systems for Windows (Paid), Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) (Free, Open Source) and Ext2 Installable File System (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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

    5. 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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      Ext2 Installable File System vs Ext2Fsd opinions
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      Performs the same functions (reads/writes ext2/ext3/ext4 hard discs), much faster than Paragon's software, recently updated in 2016.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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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).
      HFSExplorer vs Ext2Fsd opinions
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      It's not an alternative to Ext2Fsd. Ext2Fsd works with linux ext filesystems. HFSExplorer only works with hfs filesystems, which is unrelated to ext.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

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      supports only mac formatted drives not linux formats.
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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      It does not provice access to GNU/Linux file systems.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      one is for extfs, other's for hfs+
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data.
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      slippycheeze not a tool for accessing ext[234] filesystems
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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    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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      slippycheeze not a tool for accessing a filesystem on disk
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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