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USB Drive on MAC OSx & Windows

Discussion in 'General Software' started by wolf2009, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. wolf2009 Guest

    Can i use a Flash Drive formatted with FAT system in windows on MAC OSX ?

    If not, how can i do so ?
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  2. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Yes, you shouldn't have a problem using a FAT formatted drive on a Mac.
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  3. Wile E

    Wile E Power User

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    Yep, works just fine.

    Now, if you have a bigger drive, that you would like to format for files larger than 4GB, you can format it in NTFS, and use MacFuse and NTFS-3G on the Mac to get it to read/write, otherwise, the Mac will only be able to read NTFS and not write.
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