Paragon Software Releases New Paragon HFS+ for Windows® 8/8.1 Free Edition

FEIBURG, Germany – Paragon Software Group announces the release of new Paragon HFS+ for Windows® 8/8.1 Free Edition. The tool is based on Paragon’s proprietary cross-platform Universal File System Driver (UFSD) technology and is the industry's fastest driver for dual boot users. Paragon HFS+ for Windows® 8/8.1 Free Edition transfers files between Windows 8/8.1 and Mac OS X at a rate higher than native HFS file-system performance, providing full read-write access to HFS+/HFSX partitions on any type of disks (APM, GPT, MBR). Paragon HFS+ for Windows® 8/8.1 Free Edition launch follows the successful release of the free Paragon NTFS for Mac® OS X Snow Leopard edition earlier this year. In addition, Paragon Software offers a business bundle that includes 5 licences for Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X and 5 licenses for Paragon HFS+ for Windows at a special discount.

Being the fastest and the most stable HFS+ driver on the market, Paragon's HFS+ for Windows easily extends the boundaries of Microsoft Windows scalability and interoperability! Once installed, Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8/8.1 Free Edition automatically enables the use of Mac-formatted partitions in Windows systems and applications.

"Paragon Software is proud to be the first software developer to implement a full set of drivers with complete read/write access to partitions of all popular file systems”, commented Konstantin Komarov, CEO of Paragon Software Group. “Paragon’s HFS + for Windows 8/8.1 Free Edition is the highest performing solution in the industry today and we are happy to offer it to all Windows 8 users.”

Features and Benefits:

• Full access to HFS+/HFSX partitions (read and write)
• Unprecedented high HFS performance and stability
• Automounting and management via "Disk Management" console
• Full compatibility with Boot Camp drivers
• Support for journaling
• Unified Installer for 32 and 64 Bit systems
• Files and folder with “.” as the first symbol of file name are shown as hidden
• USB 3.0 ready
• Installation limited to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Price & Availability:

Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8/8.1 Free Edition is available for non-commercial use only at The commercial version of the same product, Paragon HFS+ for Windows 10, is available to users of earlier Windows versions, including Windows XP (32/64 bit), Vista (32/64), 2003 or 2008 Server (32/64), or Windows 7 (32/64) Windows 8/8.1 (32/64 bit) editions. A special business bundle offer includes 5 licenses for Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X and 5 licenses for Paragon HFS+ for Windows for 89.95$ (199.50$ value, if purchased separately). The Paragon HFS+ for Windows & Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X business bundle is designed for companies with IT environment consisting of Windows and Mac OS X systems. Paragon’s other cross-platform technologies are available to consumers and manufacturers of data storage systems at the Paragon driver portal.

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