black magic formatted disks not able to be read in windows

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black magic formatted disks not able to be read in windows

PostSun Jan 19, 2020 6:30 pm

Any disks formatted in black magic can not be read when inserted in windows 10 it wants to format and delete all my files! I shoot 5 days and need my data please help!! It plays back fine on camera so I know data there :shock:
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Re: black magic formatted disks not able to be read in windo

PostTue Jan 21, 2020 6:22 am

Assuming that the issue is the formatting type and that is Mac, you can try some apps that can read Mac format:

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-ways-read-mac-formatted-drive-windows/
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Re: black magic formatted disks not able to be read in windo

PostTue Jan 21, 2020 6:26 am

technowiz65 wrote:Any disks formatted in black magic can not be read when inserted in windows 10 it wants to format and delete all my files! I shoot 5 days and need my data please help!! It plays back fine on camera so I know data there :shock:


I believe the default format is HFS+ in camera which Windows 10 cannot read by default. You may want to look into that.

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