External hard drive file system

Lot’s of time, we confused with external hard drive file system selection, so decided to write this post for myself options available are as below:

External hard drive file system Compatibility :
Windows Ubuntu Mac
NTFS Y Y Y -( Read-only )

to write need third party plugins like ntfs-3g


(4gb file size limit)

 Y  Y  Y
exFAT  Y Y  Y

You are smart to choose from above comparison and as per your requirement.

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