MacDrive version history (Click to expand versions)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fixed: Time Machine problems in Windows 8
Fixed: Potential disk corruption when creating millions of files
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
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
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
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
First public release.
MacDrive does not currently support Fusion Drives.
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