Do they make external hard drives that are compatible with Windows 7 and OS X?

by on March 25, 2013

Q: hi there ! i am looking to get an external hard drive that i can use on both my windows seven pc ad my macbook pro osx 10.5.8 so my question is if i get a hardrive that is compatible with osx 10.6 will i be able to use it on my mac?


One Response to “Do they make external hard drives that are compatible with Windows 7 and OS X?”
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    Yes they do. But it is a bit more complicated than just buying a drive. If you buy a normal external drive that is compatible with Windows there are several pieces of software you can install on the Mac OS X that will support the NTFS read and write options for a Windows HDD.

    Read the second post in this link for fine details:
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1207791

    If you have more questions please let me know.