Windows Btrfs Driver Updated With New Capabilities (WinBtrfs)

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 25 October 2016 at 12:08 AM EDT. 5 Comments
For those needing to access a Btrfs file-system from a Microsoft Windows OS, the independent WinBtrfs project provides a native driver for being able to access Btrfs from Windows.

The WinBtrfs driver has kept making progress since we originally wrote about it at the start of the year. Over the summer it picked up some new features and now it's out with a new release for those using Btrfs on Windows.

WinBtrfs 0.7 adds support for RAID 5/6 Btrfs modes, seeding support, and it also now supports working with the Ubuntu On Windows (Bash On Windows) implementation.

WinBtrfs is the best Btrfs driver implementation for Windows I am aware of. Those wishing to try out WinBtrfs can find the latest code via the GitHub project site.
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