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ExtFat support in partiton format dialog

Topics: Feature Requests
Jan 23, 2016 at 10:17 PM
Would it be possible to add ExtFat support for Veracrypt on Mac and Windows?
Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 8:06 PM
ExFAT support has added to Windows and Linux in the latest 1.17-BETA (Build 18).

For MacOSX, no external command or OS function could be found that would enable VeraCrypt to create exFAT volumes. This explains why exFAT support was not added of MacOSX (no exFAT source code is included in VeraCrypt and we rely only on OS capability in order to avoid any possible patent or license issue).

If someone does now an OSX command that can be used to create exFAT disk, please come forward.
Jan 28, 2016 at 8:48 PM
Edited Jan 28, 2016 at 8:49 PM
Amazing! Sadly I don't know any MacOSX command line tool. I know that Mac natively mounts ExtFS and the GUI disk Utility tool supports to format a plain disk with it.
For me Linux and Windows is enough for formatting, if I later can mount the disk with Mac later on.

Will this be possible?
Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 9:04 PM
Yes, this is possible.
Thanks to the recent availability of exFAT in Linux destribution, it should be used instead of FAT when FAT limitations are an issue.
Jan 29, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Nice, thank your for your help and I look forward to 1.17!