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IBM and MAC floppy (3.5")diskettes:this is really simple

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  I was wondering if it is possible to use a floppy disk (3.5") formatted for IBM for MAC?
   like can i take a formatted one and reformat it to MAC? or, does anyone know of a
   brand of diskettes that i can use for both IBM compatible and MAC computers? i would
   prefer if you were located in TEXAS, USA. thanks. i need the answer like in 1 hour
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You can't buy a disk that is Mac & PC formatted.
You can reformat either to either though
you can get software for macs that allows you to read pc formatted disks though
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um, do u know of a company that sells their diskettes unformatted, but can be formatted to either PC or MAC?
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i'm gonna reopen it, and u can answer again.ok?
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Disks are generally suplied formatted to save you time. If you want to format them to MAC/PC then you can.
Most manufacturers will supply unformatted disks cheaper than the formatted variety
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so, i can take a formatted PC disk and just reformat it to MAC?
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um, so, i can take a formatted PC disk and just reformat it to MAC?
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yes to both
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thanks
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