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 most popular Windows alternative is Small DiskInternals Linux Reader iconDiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked eight alternatives to Ext2Fsd and seven of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Ext2Fsd are Small Paragon ExtFS iconParagon ExtFS (Paid), Small Linux File Systems for Windows iconLinux File Systems for Windows (Paid), Small Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) iconExt2Read (Ext2Explore) (Free, Open Source) and Small HFSExplorer iconHFSExplorer (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 4, 2019

    • 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.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • Provides MacOS machines native access to the Linux OS ext file system family.


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

      Discontinued

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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • HFSExplorer is an application that can read Mac-formatted hard disks and disk images.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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 13 days ago

      It does not provice access to GNU/Linux file systems.
      Negative comment 12 months ago 2 users agree

      one is for extfs, other's for hfs+
      Negative comment 4 months ago 1 users agree

    • XtreemFS is an object-based, distributed file system for wide area networks.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • It provides Windows NT4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 with full access to Linux Ext2 volumes (read access and write access).
      • Free
      • Windows
      Performs the same functions (reads/writes ext2/ext3/ext4 hard discs), much faster than Paragon's software, recently updated in 2016.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago