Although it might benefit users, Windows cannot natively recognize and read hard drives formatted on MAC computers, and for obvious reasons. The solution to this problem is provided by Paragon HFS+, a simple tool that can allow file sharing between MAC and Windows storage devices in an easy manner.
File system driver for HFS+ volume recognition
Following a brief setup process and the mandatory computer reboot, Paragon HFS+ deploys all the components your computer requires in order to allow the mounting of HFS+/HFSX partitions on MBR, GPT, or APM systems.
In other words, with the help of this file system driver, read and write access is granted to the Window user to volumes that use HFS+, the proprietary file system of MAC OS. The application is configured to run in the background, providing seamless system integration.
Grants read and write accees to HFS+ partitions
To open and explore a HFS+ patition, you must navigate to the Disk Management window (choose 'Manage' when right-clicking on 'My Computer'), which displays a list of all the identified drives and their assigned letter.
By default, Windows assigns a letter to the connected HFS+ volumes, but you can also change the letter from the right-click menu. There is a command line application delivered in the package that can be used to mount a new MAC-formatted drive. The new drive is made visible in 'My Computer', where you can access it just like you would a NTFS hard disk.
An elegant way to share files between MAC and Windows
Paragon HFS+ opens a communication channel between MAC and Windows users, allowing cross-domain data sharing. It runs in the background, without interfering with your work, enabling you to open HFS+ partitions on Windows, view and manage files with ease.