What format should my drive be? And how do I change the format?

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  • Ludovic Vandepoele

    Hi there,

    I already have some libraries on an exFat external SSD drive. Could you kindly confirm that copying everything to a temporary drive, re-formatting the SSD to NTFS and putting everything back on would not affect anything or consume another license?

    Thanks a lot for your answer and your great libraries !

    Ludovic

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  • Jack

    Hi Ludovic.

    I can confirm you can copy these files to a temporary drive then move it all back again once formatted to NTFS.

    Ensure the names / locations of the files are the same. That way Kontakt will link up automatically.

    Thanks

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  • Ludovic Vandepoele

    Hi,
    Good news.
    Thanks a lot for this very fast answer. Impressive!

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  • Jerome Begin

    What about the newer APFS for formatting on mac? I read that it is optimized for SSDs. Is it still best to use MacOS Journaled?

    Thanks!

    Jerome

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  • Rafael Simoes

    I would also love to know if this information is still the most accurate. Like Jerome said, is it better to use MacOS Journaled or APFS?

    Thanks allot.

     

    Rafael

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