The Newtron Flash File System (nffs) is an open source file system available by default with the Apache Mynewt OS.


  • It is highly suitable for embedded use because of its focus on minimal RAM usage and reliability.
  • There is also an abstraction layer API (fs) to allow generic access by an application to NFFS or any other file system.
  • Error correction.
  • Encryption.
  • Compression.