Hard Drive for backing up photos

I want to secure my photos by backing them up on a hard drive. Is it possible to save them from my mac, yet read them from my pc? If so is there a specification that I need to be sure my hard drive has? (I haven't purchased one yet)

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Re: external hard drive

Only one specification: you need to be able to connect it to both, preferable via USB3. USB2 is slower, most PC's don't have Firewire or eSata.

And only one instruction: format it FAT32.


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FAT32 would be good

Yes FAT32 format would be a good choice, almost all formats of images can be viewed in windows 7.

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