Mtools is a public domain collection of tools to allow Unix systems to manipulate MS-DOS, NTFS and macOS files: read, write, and move files.

Each program attempts to emulate the equivalent command.

MTOOLS Programs

floppyd           floppy daemon to run on your X server box
floppyd_installtest small utility to check for the presence of floppyd
mattrib           change MS-DOS file attribute flags
mbadblocks        tests a floppy disk, and marks the bad blocks in the FAT
mcat              same as cat. Only useful with floppyd.
mcd               change MS-DOS directory
mcopy             copy MS-DOS files to/from Unix
mdel              delete an MS-DOS file
mdeltree          recursively delete an MS-DOS directory
mdir              display an MS-DOS directory
mdu               list space occupied by directory and its contents
mformat           add an MS-DOS filesystem to a low-level formatted floppy disk
minfo             get information about an MS-DOS filesystem.
mlabel            make an MS-DOS volume label
mkmanifest        makes a list of short name equivalents
mmd               make an MS-DOS subdirectory
mmount            mount an MS-DOS disk
mpartition        create an MS-DOS as a partition
mrd               remove an MS-DOS subdirectory
mmove             move or rename an MS-DOS file or subdirectory
mren              rename an existing MS-DOS file
mshowfat          shows the FAT map of a file
mtoolstest        tests and displays the configuration
mtype             display contents of an MS-DOS file
mzip              zip disk specific commands
xcopy             recursively copy a dos directory into another

"We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us” ~ Marshall McLuhan

Related commands:

mtools home page
In the same way that mtools are DOS/Windows commands ported to run under UNIX, most UNIX commands have been ported to run under Windows.

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