What Is NTFS (NT Filesystem)?

NTFS (NT Filesystem or New Technology Filesystem) is a proprietary Windows NT system for file storage and retrieval on HDDs and SSDs. NTFS provides advanced file and disk management features such as large file size support (up to 16 exabytes), support for long file names (up to 255 characters), access control lists for file and directory permissions, data protection and recovery tools, etc.