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Ext2Fsd Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Ext2Fsd for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is DiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked nine alternatives to Ext2Fsd and eight of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Ext2Fsd are Linux File Systems for Windows, Paragon ExtFS, Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) and Ext2 Installable File System.

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Ext2Fsd is an ext2 file system driver for Windows (2k, XP, Vista and Win7). It’s a free software. Anyone can modify or...

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  1. DiskInternals Linux Reader icon

    DiskInternals Linux Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to DiskInternals Linux Reader 

    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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    Linux File Systems for Windows

    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Linux File Systems for Windows 

    Linux File Systems for Windows by Paragon Software is a unique tool which gives you full access to Linux volumes within Windows.

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    Paragon ExtFS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Paragon ExtFS 

    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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    Ext2Read (Ext2Explore)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    8 alternatives to Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) 

    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.

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    1.  PortableExt2Read (Ext2Explore) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

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

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    Ext2 Installable File System

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Ext2 Installable File System 

    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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    Guest

    Performs the same functions (reads/writes ext2/ext3/ext4 hard discs), much faster than Paragon's software, recently updated in 2016.

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  6. WinBtrfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to WinBtrfs 

    WinBtrfs is a Windows driver for the next-generation Linux filesystem Btrfs. A reimplementation from scratch, it contains no code from the Linux kernel, and should work on any version from Windows XP onwards. It is also included as part of the free operating system ReactOS.

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    XtreemFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to XtreemFS 

    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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    not a tool for accessing a filesystem on disk

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    HFSExplorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to HFSExplorer 

    HFSExplorer is an application that can read Mac-formatted hard disks and disk images.

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    Guest

    Because it can't open Ext* disks

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    Guest

    supports only mac formatted drives not linux formats.

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    Guest

    It's not an alternative to Ext2Fsd. Ext2Fsd works with linux ext filesystems. HFSExplorer only works with hfs filesystems, which is unrelated to ext.

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    Guest

    one is for extfs, other's for hfs+

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    Guest

    It does not provice access to GNU/Linux file systems.

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