my hard drive, (mac formatted) wont play

August 20, 2011 at 21:10:31
Specs: Macintosh
My hard drive won't play media files on my samsung tv. My hard drive is macintosh formatted where as my house mates is windows. His hard drive will play the exact same movie in the same format as mine but it wont work with mine. We are just plugging the hard drives into the usb connection. is this a problem with the formatting??

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#1
August 21, 2011 at 00:49:10
Yes. Mac and Windows have a different file format.

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#2
August 22, 2011 at 00:55:38
okay thanx. Is there a way that i can format my hard drive to play on my mac and on the tv?

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#3
August 22, 2011 at 13:35:47
There is a utility to allow MAC's to access the Windows file system.

http://www.bing.com/search?q=Access...

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