How to Copy Large Files to Fat32 on Mac?

Posted in  mac | 2022-03-18

How do I Transfer Files Larger than 4GB to FAT32 on a Mac?

Files larger than 4GB can NOT be stored on a FAT32 volume. Formatting the flash drive as exFAT or NTFS will resolve this issue.

How can I Copy Large Files to FAT32?

Right click This PC and select Manage to open Disk Management.
Right click the partition you want to change to FAT32 in Disk Management and select Format.
In the popup window, choose FAT32 next to File System option. Tick Perform a quick format and wait the process completes.

Can Mac Copy to FAT32?

Fortunately, macOS can read and write to FAT32 drives with no additional software or setup. The only limitation is that it cannot transfer single files over 4 gigabytes. You can write more than 4 gigs of data to the drive, but you cannot transfer a single file that is larger than 4 gigabytes to a FAT32 formatted drive .

How do I Transfer Files Larger than 4GB to USB Mac?

Insert the USB stick into your PC or Mac.
Go to your drive options in Mac this is the Disk Utility and in Windows this is Disk Management.
Format the disk using the exFAT filesystem.

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