Which HDD works with Time Machine

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Mac Curious, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Mac Curious macrumors member

    Jan 1, 2007
    Do I need to buy an Apple HDD, or will other drives work with Time Machine? I was told that the HDD has to have some particular type of format in order for Time Machine to work. Thanks.
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Any drive will work as long as it's formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
  3. Mac Curious thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 1, 2007

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