FREIBURG, Germany – July 3, 2018 – Paragon Software Group, a recognized data storage expert, releases APFS to HFS+ Converter by Paragon Software – a free system utility to work around APFS limitations by reverting back to HFS+ for specific use cases. If you are facing APFS limitations, such as incompatibility with Time Machine backups or FileVault 2 drive encryption, inability to format Fusion drives, or other drawbacks, the free APFS to HFS+ Converter by Paragon Software easily resolves the problem, reformatting volumes back to the original HFS+. To ensure maximum data safety, you can first create recovery media, boot your Mac from that volume, then convert the system volume.
How it works:
1. Download and install APFS to HFS+ Converter by Paragon Software.
2. Select a desired volume for conversion.
3. Optional: Create recovery media in case of system disk conversion.
4. Perform the conversion.
Earlier this year, Paragon Software released APFS for Windows by Paragon Software, a driver which enables Windows users to access APFS volumes on PCs. The tool enables full read and beta write access for APFS-formatted partitions. With APFS for Windows by Paragon Software, PC users are able to instantly access and write to APFS-formatted hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), or flash drives directly on Windows PCs.
• macOS 10.12 or above
• Sufficient disk space for conversion output (based on volume size)
Availability: APFS to HFS+ Converter by Paragon Software is available free of charge at https://www.paragon-software.com/home/apfs-hfs-converter/ APFS for Windows by Paragon Software is available for $49.95 from https://www.paragon-software.com/home/apfs-windows/, can be used on up to three PCs, and comes with a free 10-day trial.
About Paragon Software
Since 1994, Paragon Software has been delivering reliable software products and technology solutions to help every day users, IT professionals, and businesses keep data healthy and safe. We offer file systems and storage management, deployment, and migration of heterogeneous appliances and systems, data protection, business continuity, and disaster recovery for hybrid environments. Our global business partners include AJA, Asus, QNAP, Western Digital, and many others.