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i bought a new 1tb external hard drive and i want it to be

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i bought a new 1tb external hard drive and i want it to be compatible with both PC and Mac with no file size limitation. which format should i choose under disk utility when i want to format this drive?

Jason :

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You can format it as a NTFS partition. It will be readable on the PC with no problem.

In order to make it readable on the Mac, you can install the free NTFS utility on the Mac, found here:


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