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    Default External Hard Drive PC > Mac

    Will Traktor read my external on a Mac without formatting it?

    If I have to format it what are my options for not loosing 500 gigs of music?

    Thanks Techies!

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    does your mac currently read the hd?

    you havnt given much information here lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRG12EG View Post
    does your mac currently read the hd?

    you havnt given much information here lol
    Yeah, why don't you try plugging it in first?

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    exFAT is compatible with both Mac OSX and Windows without the need for 3rd party programs. You may need to format the drive on a Windows machine for optimal compatibility. Edit: Traktor may not read from exFAT for some reason.

    Macs can also read from NTFS and can read/write to FAT drives so if your hard drive was originally formatted for Windows use it should read fine on the Mac.
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    sorry, I guess I should have tried it first. I was under the impression that I had to format it, seems to be working fine.
    self'd
    gonna download traktor to my wife's mac and give it a go.
    Last edited by bisco; 06-06-2013 at 06:29 PM.

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