Store data from windows and mac on same device?

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    Yes you can do that but you must partition the drive to support both formats. The program disk utility is built into every Mac Computer and can make this happen for you. If you would like to learn more about the process visit your local Apple Store and make a Genius Bar Appointment.

  • It sure can! Go to disk utilities by clicking in finder Go then selecting Utilities. Once disk utilities is open click the G-Drive in the column on the left and select partition in the main window. Select 1 partition from the drop down and give it a name then select FAT32 or exFAT, what it says depends on your OS. After all is set you're ready to hit apply.

    Remember this process does erase anything that's on the drive so make sure you're prepared for that before you start the process.

  • Yes, you can store and open data for both windows and Mac format on the same device. It's just like plugging in a flash drive, as long as you have an application that can open the file, you're all set.