|Feb 23, 2011, 12:26 AM||#1|
formatting my 160gb 7th gen ipod classic to fat32 for crossplatform compatability
I discussed this with someone on the apple forums & they suggested for crossplatform windows/mac compatability that I try formatting my ipod to fat32.
I have heard of mac os's disk utility, could it do this? & what steps do I take to do this?
would a fat32 ipod work with the mac version of itunes?
I am on a macbook pro 2010 running snowleopard 10.6.3
|Feb 23, 2011, 03:28 AM||#2|
|Feb 23, 2011, 03:54 AM||#3|
dffd.cffc replied to the wrong thread, don't worry :P
Yes, you can do this. When I restored my iPod mini under windows it formatted as fat32, I can now mount it on windows and OS X and sync with both windows and OS X. I'm not sure if you can do it without the windows version of iTunes, though.
Desktop: i3 4130 - OS X 10.9 & Windows 8
Notebook: i5 3317U - Xubuntu 14.04
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