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Can I use my Windows formatted iPod on a Mac computer?

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By Jerrod H.

Contributing Editor, iLounge
Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2003
News Category: iPod Mac

Yes, however this process is not supported by Apple.

MacOS X does support FAT32 hard disks, but unless you are planning to connect the iPod to a Windows PC frequently, it is generally a better idea to format it as a Mac drive (HFS+), as it will generally be more reliable.

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