HFSExplorer 2021.10.9 LATEST
Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11
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HFSExplorer can also read most .dmg / .sparsebundle disk images created on a Mac, including zlib / bzip2 compressed images and AES-128 / AES-256 encrypted images. It supports the partition schemes Master Boot Record, GUID Partition Table, and Apple Partition Map natively.
You may be interested in the application if you're:
- A user of an Intel Mac running Windows with Boot Camp in need of accessing the files on the macOS hard drive.
- Owners of HFS+-formatted iPods, that wish to access their content from within Windows or elsewhere (a user emailed me and verified that this works).
- Users of PearPC or similar Mac emulation/virtualization software that wish to access the contents of their virtual hard disks (will only work if the disk image is stored in raw format, as in PearPC).
- People that need to access the contents of HFS+-formatted .dmg / .sparsebundle files.
HFSExplorer is written mostly in Java 5, optionally using some Java 6 / 7 features, with some Windows-specific parts written in C in order to be able to get raw access to block devices and to create a practical launcher application.
Linux and macOS users should in most cases not need HFS Explorer for browsing file systems on devices since there are native file system drivers available on those systems, but it seems to work fine if you need it. Linux users might find use for opening .dmg / .sparsebundle files.
Note: Requires Java JRE.