Microsoft Windows uses FAT, NTFS, and exFAT file systems for internal devices. Mac OS X makes use of the file system developed by Apple Inc called HFS +. The Mac formatted drives cannot be read by the Window as HFS+ file system is not recognized by the Windows system by default. However, on a contrary, the drives formatted with Windows FAT32 file system are recognized by most devices including Mac OS. That’s why in most cases the USB drives and external hard disks are formatted with Windows FAT32 File system because of the supreme compatibility offered by them.

However, if you want to access Macs HFS+ drives on Windows, you may have…

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