Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Fri Nov 20 08:56:40 PST 2009

Ah, I see the reason for confusion now. :-)  They really should 
specify.  It could also be that it decides on the fly.  In other 
words it *might* use FAT for something like a 1GB card, and FAT32 for 
something like a 16GB card.  I honestly don't know, but when you are 
already planning on formatting, this is one case where it doesn't 
hurt to try and see! :-)


At 5:39 PM +0100 11/20/09, Paul Moortgat wrote:
>The web page says that it's not problem reading them, but they don't 
>say anything about formatting one in Disk Utility how it will turn 
>I see indeed 32 GB as you mentioned it.  Thanks.  Now I'm sure.
>Paul Moortgat
>On 20 Nov 2009, at 15:46, Zane H. Healy wrote:
>>At 9:57 AM +0100 11/20/09, Paul Moortgat wrote:
>>>The files have a 4 GB limit <http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3764> 
>>>but they don't say anything about the formatting itself.
>>>I'll format a 8 and 32 GB SD card to put music on to use in our car.
>>>And it need to be 32 FAT.
>>I'm confused, that webpage says FAT32 all over the place.  If 
>>you're formatting a new 32GB card, format it.  If you see 32GB, 
>>it's FAT32.
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