pc backups on external disk

  baldyx 17:27 19 Dec 2014
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How do i backup my iMac files onto Seagate Backup Plus drive (NTFS file system)? I prefer to keep both Windows pc & iMac backups on the same drive.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:19 19 Dec 2014

OS X can't write in NTFS disks. If you want to write in NTFS drives, you have to use a third-party app like Paragon for NTFS. b

Another option is to format the external disk in exFAT on a PC, so you will be able to read and write in Macs and PCs without having to use third-party apps.

Or partition in two the external drive and use NTFS for the windows backups and Mac OS Extended file system for the Mac backups

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