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Preparing external HDD to be compatible with PC and Mac

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by DoubleCheese, 12 Sep 2009.

  1. DoubleCheese

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,483

    My sister has a PC and a Mac. She wants to shift all her data off the PC and just use the Mac. Is there anything that needs doing to prepare an external HDD so that the PC data is accessible to the MAC?
     
  2. AbsenceJam

    Mobster

    Joined: 2 Nov 2007

    Posts: 4,304

    Format as FAT32 or install NTFS-3G on the Mac and use NTFS.
     
  3. DoubleCheese

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,483

    Excellent, thanks!