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Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) Alternatives

Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are seven alternatives to Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is DiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. Other great apps like Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) are Paragon ExtFS, Linux File Systems for Windows, BeeGFS and XtreemFS.

This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2/ext3/ext4 files. It now supports Linux LVM2. It can be used to view...

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  1. DiskInternals Linux Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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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    DiskInternals actually shows the files inside my home folder. Ext2Read doesn't, tho. Ext2Read only displays the home folder as some kind of text file that doesn't open.

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  2. Paragon ExtFS

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.



  3. Linux File Systems for Windows

    • Windows

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

  4. BeeGFS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is a parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management.

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    Ext2Read is a utility for Windows to read Ext file systems. BeeGFS is not a utility. It's a file system.

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  5. XtreemFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  6. Ext2 Installable File System

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  7. Lustre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data.

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