Converting NTFS to FAT32

I have an Iomega external 250Gb HDD that was used for backup storage on a PC. It was formatted to NTFS. I no longer need it for the PC and now want to use it on a Mac for extra storage. How can I convert it to a file system that the Mac can read and write to?

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dmulloyAsked:
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PUNKYConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Download SwissKnife from: http://www.compuapps.com/download/download.htm
And format the drive to FAT32
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scrathcyboyCommented:
or get a windows 98SE bootdisk -- www.bootdisk.com -- with fdisk and format on it.  Fdisk the drive to remove the NTFS partition, remake a new partition, and exit.  run format to format it FAT32, 120GB or less.  If the drive is over 120GB in size, simply partition it into 2 or more partitions of 120GB or less, and format all of them FAT32 with format.com.
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scrathcyboyCommented:
If you want MAC readability, just put the drive into a MAC system, and let the MAC OS recognize it and ask to format it, and say YES.  Any modern MAC OS can do this for you.  Your title is a bit misleading.
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PUNKYCommented:
Scrathcyboy,

The link I posted above is a tool that helps to format large size of hard drive. I used it to format my 750 Gig hard drive for movies storage and watch from usb external. It is good tool, try it if you like.

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scrathcyboyCommented:
thanks Punky -- but he is talking FAT32 and MAC here, and they are NOT the same thing, that is why I replied twice, the title does not match the (MAC) need, as far as I can tell.  Cheers
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PUNKYCommented:
Yeah, I miss the part MAC in question :o)

However, that fat32 tool is great I like it very much.
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scrathcyboyCommented:
thanks, Punky, I needed something automated.  Will  try it.
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scrathcyboyCommented:
hey, you were right, it says it does handle MAC formats.  Points go to you !!
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dmulloyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Punky and scrathcyboy
I hope everyone had a good weekend watching Tom Brady get knocked around.
Let me try your ideas this morning.

Congrats to the Giants
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dmulloyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Punky
This tool worked prefectly.
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