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40GB Multimedia: from PC to Mac? Help!


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I am a PC user (and tired of it). This spring I wil be switching to a Powerbook. But in the meantime I have 40+GB of video and audio files, with no more disk space. How can I move all of these files on to an external hard drive if I am using PC right now? Won't it have to be reformatted for Mac use?
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from my experence, formatting dosent realy matter with OS X, if it is a FireWire or USB it should be fine
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So if I loaded all my a/v files, it could be read with my Powerbook?
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I am a PC user (and tired of it). This spring I wil be switching to a Powerbook. But in the meantime I have 40+GB of video and audio files, with no more disk space. How can I move all of these files on to an external hard drive if I am using PC right now? Won't it have to be reformatted for Mac use?
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Make sure the drive is formatted fat 32 and make sure the drive has a volume name. If it is a usb for firewire it will work on both the pc and the mac, both will be able to read and write to it.
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Sounds good; Thanks!
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