MacDrive Changelogs

MacDrive 10 Standard

10.2.4 - Released 12/6/2016

Added: Ability to manipulate Windows partitions on mixed-partition disks in Windows Disk Manager
Added: Ability to delete Mac partitions in Windows Disk Manager (GPT and MBR partitions only)

10.2.0 - Released 8/11/2016

Added Support for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition.
Fixed issues that could cause main window to crash.

10.1.0.65 - Released 3/07/2016

Added: Disk Aware is now built-in to MacDrive—a separate install and license is not needed.
Fixed: On some systems, MacDrive main window crashes when starting.
Fixed: System hang when coping folders that originated in a Dropbox folder.

10.0.3.15 - Released 10/5/2016

Added: MacDrive now gives more information about unusable disks
Added: Better error recovery
Fixed: Reformatting a disk doesn’t refresh the MacDrive window

10.0.2.6 - Released 8/27/2016

Fixed: On Boot Camp systems, restarting into Mac OS using the notification icon now works
Fixed: Now installs correctly in Windows Server 2012 R2
Fixed: Unchecking “Create a desktop shortcut” now works as expected

10.0.1.16 - Released 8/3/2015

Improved: Reliability and stability on Boot Camp systems.

10.0.1.133 - Released 7/29/2015

Initial Public Release

MacDrive 10 Pro

10.2.4 - Released 12/6/2016

Added: Ability to manipulate Windows partitions on mixed-partition disks in Windows Disk Manager
Added: Ability to delete Mac partitions in Windows Disk Manager (GPT and MBR partitions only)

10.2.0 - Released 8/11/2016

Added Support for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition.
Fixed issues that could cause main window to crash.

10.1.0.65 - Released 3/07/2016

Added: Disk Aware is now built-in to MacDrive—a separate install and license is not needed.
Fixed: On some systems, MacDrive main window crashes when starting.
Fixed: System hang when coping folders that originated in a Dropbox folder.

10.0.3.15 - Released 10/5/2016

Added: MacDrive now gives more information about unusable disks
Added: Better error recovery
Fixed: Reformatting a disk doesn’t refresh the MacDrive window

10.0.2.6 - Released 8/27/2016

Fixed: On Boot Camp systems, restarting into Mac OS using the notification icon now works
Fixed: Now installs correctly in Windows Server 2012 R2
Fixed: Unchecking “Create a desktop shortcut” now works as expected

10.0.1.16 - Released 8/3/2015

Improved: Reliability and stability on Boot Camp systems.

10.0.1.133 - Released 7/29/2015

Initial Public Release

MacDrive 9 Standard

MacDrive Standard 9.3.2.6

New: Support for Boot Camp systems with unencrypted Core Storage Mac partitions

MacDrive Standard 9.3.1.1

Fixed: Problem handling temp files created by some applications.

MacDrive Standard 9.3.0.5

Improved: MacDrive is now much faster when creating large numbers of files.
Fixed: Under certain conditions, renaming a folder that contains a large number of files can cause a crash.
Fixed: Minor issue when creating HFSX volumes.
Fixed: Disk corruption when creating heavily fragmented volumes.
Changed: For performance reasons, preserving classic Mac information when copying between disks is now optional.

MacDrive Standard 9.2.0.2

Now supports Windows 8.1

Fixed: Right-clicking a drive in Windows Explorer can crash Explorer.

Fixed: In some situations, activation failures displayed an incorrect error message.

MacDrive Standard 9.1.1.11

Fixed: Windows Explorer slowdown when right-clicking on a computer connected to a network but without Internet access.
Fixed: Several stability improvements to fix BSODs reported via Windows Error Reporting.
Improved: Offline activation automatically offered when encountering errors with internet activation.
Improved: Added specific dialogs for some activation scenarios, such as if attempting to activate MacDrive 9 Standard with a Pro serial number, or vice versa.
Improved: Clearer instructions in disk protection warning when reformatting a Mac disk with Windows.
Fixed: Misc. bugs.

MacDrive Standard 9.1.0.21

Fixed: Disk corruption when creating millions of files.
Fixed: System freeze if the computer is restarted immediately after copying files to a Mac disk.
Fixed: Activation offers more options if automatic activation fails.
Fixed: Crash in MacDrive CD/DVD burner.
Fixed: Misc. bugs.

MacDrive Standard 9.0.6

Fixed: Time Machine problems in Windows 8
Fixed: Potential disk corruption when creating millions of files

MacDrive Standard 9.0.5

Fixed: Some Windows 8 Store apps are unable to access files on Mac disks
Fixed: MacDrive was unnecessarily protecting partitions on removable media disks
Improved: License activation is now more reliable

MacDrive Standard 9.0.4

Fixed: In some situations, MacDrive won’t activate
Fixed: Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 might prevent computer from starting
Improved: Problems with activation in switching between virtual and non-virtual Windows

MacDrive Standard 9.0.3

Fixed: On some computers, Explorer crashes when right-clicking a disk
Fixed: Problem storing VMware virtual machines on a Mac disk
Fixed: MacDrive 9 interferes with Windows Experience Index on 64-bit systems
Fixed: Some Icelandic characters don’t work in file names on Mac disks
Fixed: Some DMG images aren’t mountable with MacDrive
Fixed: Very large fragmented files are sometimes unusable (user-created QuickTime files are sometimes affected)
Fixed: System crash when using Mac volumes with names longer than 32 characters
Fixed: In rare situations, activation claims to be successful but isn’t
Improved: Simplified activation wizard
Improved: Maintaining activation after reinstalling Windows
Improved: Protects Mac disks when attempting to reformat a Mac volume in Explorer

MacDrive Standard 9.0.1

Fixed: Potential disk corruption when hibernating Windows on a Boot Camp computer
Fixed: Some disk images (DMG files) don’t open correctly
Fixed: Some computers incorrectly show an error saying that MacDrive isn’t properly installed
Fixed: Some licenses would incorrectly become inactive, requiring reactivation
Improved: Better feedback when attempting to activate in a Guest user account

MacDrive Standard 9.0.0

First public release.

MacDrive 9 Pro

MacDrive Pro 9.3.2.6

New: Support for Boot Camp systems with unencrypted Core Storage Mac partitions
New: Support for disks with multiple RAID partitions

MacDrive Pro 9.3.1.1

Fixed: Problem handling temp files created by some applications.

MacDrive Pro 9.3.0.5

Improved: MacDrive is now much faster when creating large numbers of files.
Fixed: Under certain conditions, renaming a folder that contains a large number of files can cause a crash.
Fixed: Minor issue when creating HFSX volumes.
Fixed: Disk corruption when creating heavily fragmented volumes.
Changed: For performance reasons, preserving classic Mac information when copying between disks is now optional.

MacDrive Pro 9.2.0.2

Now supports Windows 8.1

Fixed: Right-clicking a drive in Windows Explorer can crash Explorer.

Fixed: In some situations, activation failures displayed an incorrect error message.

MacDrive Pro 9.1.1.11

Fixed: Windows Explorer slowdown when right-clicking on a computer connected to a network but without Internet access.
Fixed: Several stability improvements to fix BSODs reported via Windows Error Reporting.
Improved: Offline activation automatically offered when encountering errors with internet activation.
Improved: Added specific dialogs for some activation scenarios, such as if attempting to activate MacDrive 9 Standard with a Pro serial number, or vice versa.
Improved: Clearer instructions in disk protection warning when reformatting a Mac disk with Windows.
Fixed: Misc. bugs.

MacDrive Pro 9.1.0.21

Fixed: Disk corruption when creating millions of files.
Fixed: System freeze if the computer is restarted immediately after copying files to a Mac disk.
Fixed: Activation offers more options if automatic activation fails.
Fixed: Crash in MacDrive CD/DVD burner.
Fixed: Misc. bugs.

MacDrive Pro 9.0.6

Fixed: Time Machine problems in Windows 8
Fixed: Potential disk corruption when creating millions of files

MacDrive Pro 9.0.5

Fixed: Some Windows 8 Store apps are unable to access files on Mac disks
Fixed: MacDrive was unnecessarily protecting partitions on removable media disks
Improved: License activation is now more reliable

MacDrive Pro 9.0.4

Fixed: In some situations, MacDrive won’t activate
Fixed: Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 might prevent computer from starting
Improved: Problems with activation in switching between virtual and non-virtual Windows

MacDrive Pro 9.0.3

Fixed: On some computers, Explorer crashes when right-clicking a disk
Fixed: Problem storing VMware virtual machines on a Mac disk
Fixed: MacDrive 9 interferes with Windows Experience Index on 64-bit systems
Fixed: Some Icelandic characters don’t work in file names on Mac disks
Fixed: Some DMG images aren’t mountable with MacDrive
Fixed: Very large fragmented files are sometimes unusable (user-created QuickTime files are sometimes affected)
Fixed: System crash when using Mac volumes with names longer than 32 characters
Fixed: In rare situations, activation claims to be successful but isn’t
Improved: Simplified activation wizard
Improved: Maintaining activation after reinstalling Windows
Improved: Protects Mac disks when attempting to reformat a Mac volume in Explorer

MacDrive Pro 9.0.1

Fixed: Potential disk corruption when hibernating Windows on a Boot Camp computer
Fixed: Some disk images (DMG files) don’t open correctly
Fixed: Some computers incorrectly show an error saying that MacDrive isn’t properly installed
Fixed: Some licenses would incorrectly become inactive, requiring reactivation
Improved: Better feedback when attempting to activate in a Guest user account

MacDrive Pro 9.0.0

First public release.

MacDrive 8

MacDrive 8.0.7

Fixed: Windows Explorer crash on some systems when right-clicking on any disk
Fixed: Formatting floppy disks
Fixed: False report of “invalid license” when booting some 64-bit systems
Improved: Support for DMG files with APT partitions
Improved: Minor fixes and revisions

MacDrive 8.0.6

Added: Ability to deactivate MacDrive’s license so that MacDrive can be activated on another computer.
Improved: “Access denied” error when attempting to repair Mac partitions in 64-bit Windows.
Improved: Added “Change MacDrive Options” to the Start menu.
Improved: False report of “invalid license” when booting some 64-bit systems.

MacDrive 8.0.5

Fixed: Interaction with Mac-formatted FireWire drives on Windows 7.
Fixed: Incorrect identification of CD/DVD drive when disk corruption was detected
Fixed: MacDrive Disk Manager handling of hard drives greater than 4TB.
Fixed: Problems that occurred when changing the drive letter of a Mac-formatted hard drive.
Fixed: Unresponsive system after writing to some removable drives and then shutting down.
Fixed: Problems resuming from sleep with an external (USB & FireWire), Mac-formatted disk
Improved: Mounting and unmounting DMG files.
Improved: Working with Time Machine backups with very deep folder structures.

MacDrive 8.0.4

Fixed: System crash incompatibility with multiple Antivirus products
Fixed: System crash when a VHD file is mounted
Fixed: CD/DVD drive not detected on some system configurations
Fixed: Administrator installation command-line option for automatic activation
Improved: Minor improvements and revisions

MacDrive 8.0.3

Fixed: Compatibility with some Unicode characters

MacDrive 8.0.2

Fixed: Activation technology (64-bit only)

MacDrive 8.0.1

Improved: Performance working with folders that contain many files
Improved: MacDrive Disk Manager can now create partitions >2TB
Fixed: File Name Maps did not work
Fixed: Unable to copy empty folders from Time Machine backup sets
Fixed: Unable to display file names in some Time Machine backup sets
Fixed: Installation failed when WMI was disabled
Fixed: No drive letter assigned to bootable MBR disks (64-bit only)
Fixed: Add/Remove Programs loaded very slowly (XP only)
Improved: Minor improvements and revisions

MacDrive 8.0.0

First public release of MacDrive 8