What filesystem for an external Harddrive (Linux/Mac/Windows)

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Published on 2011-02-02T09:24:45Z Indexed on 2011/02/02 15:34 UTC
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What Filesystem should I use for an external USB harddrive (500GB), with possibility to share with a Mac and Windows systems, for example at the office. Now it is NTFS but back in the day the NTFS support was not stable under Linux and I think it is not supported on a Mac.

I would just use FAT32, but it has 4GB file size limitation, do I overlooked any other option?

I looked here: filesystem types for partitions but a Mac is not mentioned.

edit Windows is the least important, I am not sure if I need Windows support at all. So what would I use just for Linux and Mac?

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