There are many commercial applications you can find with a Google search. Their results will vary. Before you pay money for them, please read reliable reviews on them.
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One other possibility is to attach the external drive to a PC, share it, and access it as a network drive. These questions often arise from people who want to use an external disk with both PC and Mac.
Another good program besides MacFuse is Paragon NTFS. I have been using that for years on my Macs and it works like a charm. It adds an NTFS format option in disk utility