ntfsprogs – tools for doing neat things with NTFS
ntfsprogs is a suite of NTFS utilities based around a shared library. The tools are available for free and
come with full source code.
mkntfs(8) – Create an NTFS filesystem.
ntfscat(8) – Dump a fileâ€™s content to the standard output.
ntfsclone(8) – Efficiently clone, backup, restore or rescue NTFS.
ntfscluster(8) – Locate the files which use the given sectors or clusters.
ntfscmp(8) – Compare two NTFS filesystems and tell the differences.
ntfscp(8) – Overwrite a file on an NTFS.
ntfsfix(8) – Check and fix some common errors, clear the LogFile and make Windows perform a thorough check next
time it boots.
ntfsinfo(8) – Show information about NTFS or one of the files or directories within it.
ntfslabel(8) – Show, or set, an NTFS filesystemâ€™s volume label.
ntfsls(8) – List information about files in a directory residing on an NTFS.
ntfsmount(8) – Read-write NTFS userspace driver.
ntfsresize(8) – Resize NTFS without losing data.
ntfsundelete(8) – Recover deleted files from NTFS.
The tools were written by Anton Altaparmakov, Carmelo Kintana, Cristian Klein, Erik Sornes, Giang Nguyen, Hol-
ger Ohmacht, Lode Leroy, Matthew J. Fanto, Per Olofsson, Richard Russon, Szabolcs Szakacsits, Yura Pakhuchiy
and Yuval Fledel.
The ntfsprogs can be downloaded from:
These manual pages can be viewed online at:
ntfsprogs 1.13.1 April 2006 NTFSPROGS(8)