Hi my macbook is a late 2013 15inch model. I just did a clean installation of Windows 10 ver 1607 (anniversary edition). It is the only partition on my macbook. So I don't have any access to OSX. Now I need to install the driver package, but I couldn't find it anywhere on apple support page. Is there a direct download link for the drivers? Thanks!


  1. I don't have any OSX partition on my pc.
  2. I don't need to read any HFS+ file system. That file system is buggy like hell.
  3. The issue has been solved by installing OSX on a flash drive and run bootcamp assistant to download the drivers. Now my Windows 10 drive is running without any problem. And I was able to read the HFS+ partition on the flash drive. So this is not a bug for me.
  • At the present time, Boot Camp Support Software version 6.x is only available from within Boot Camp Assistant. Apple has yet to provide a direct download link. – user3439894 Sep 13 '16 at 14:35

just use https://github.com/timsutton/brigadier

found it on discussions apple forum
look for the LonerT's post Aug 25, 2015 7:24 PM in response to dioshy (quoting everything from there even though 2012 model is not your case but the solution still stands)

"1. Please see BootCamp 6 update not available on MacBook Pro mid 2012 with Windows 10 for the two methods supported by Apple to get BC6 drivers.

  1. You can manually download BC6 drivers from Apple CDN using Brigadier (https://github.com/timsutton/brigadier) by specifying your model number available from How to identify MacBook Pro models - Apple Support .

  2. Please also see Use Windows 10 on your Mac with Boot Camp - Apple Support."

    As a result you can get all of the Bootcamp packages for your/other macs.

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  • This is interesting, however it doesn't download the correct package for my 2013 MBP. – user3439894 Apr 19 '17 at 17:23
  • Brilliant, works perfectly. @user3439894: you can specify the model of your computer and the package you want with the arguments to Brigadier. – Jack Aidley Jul 22 '17 at 17:08
  • Doesn't work so well for Bootcamp 6. There's now a comment in the ReadMe.md for this repository that states that. I've run into problems trying to get it to work myself. – Joel Nov 22 '17 at 3:26
  • How does this work if the mac is enrolled in the Remote Management program? – HPWD May 28 at 19:50

If you are running El Capitan (OS X 10.11), you can download the Boot Camp Support Software by following the steps given below.

  1. Open the Boot Camp Assistant application.
  2. Selelct "Action" on the Menu Bar.
  3. Select "Download Windows Support Software".

Apple officially supports Windows 10 on the newer Macs. Generally these are the 2012 and later models. The originally released version of Windows 10 was number 1511. The Windows version can be determined by opening a Command Prompt window and entering the command winver. Below is example.

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For version 1511, read only access to HFS+ formatted partitions can be enabled by installing the Boot Camp Support Software.

Recently, Microsoft has released a new version numbered 1607. This is referred to as the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This version has a bug that can prevent read only access to HFS formatted volumes. Here is a link to an Apple Communities web site that also confirms this bug exists. Therefore, if you using version 1601 of Windows 10, you many not be able to access HFS formatted volumes even if you have installed the Boot Camp Support Software. Until this bug is fixed, users will have to use version 1511 or find another way copy data from HFS formatted volumes.

Paragon Software offers drivers that allow read/write access to HFS+ file systems. They offer a 10 day trial period for you test the drivers. I have not done this. So I do not know if the bug also affects their drivers. Another alternative would be to allow OS X to read/write to NTFS formatted volumes. Again, Paragon Software offers this software for OS X.

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