Card Set Information
Mac OS Extended
Legacy volume for Macs.
Supports all advanced features of OS X.
Case-preserving, but case insensitive
Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Default volume format for OS X.
From Extended but adds advanced file system journaling to help prevent volume structure integrity.
Logs when files are changed.
Mac OS Extended, Journaled, Case sensitive
This volume format adds case-sensitivity.
Not normally used when setting up a Mac for normal Mac OS X use.
Unix File System (UFS)
Legacy volume supported by Mac.
Default Unix file system for decades.
Since v10.5 Leopard, no longer supported as a startup volume.
Mounted as read only
File Allication Table (FAT32)
Legacy volume for Windows.
You can mount FAT32 in OS X.
OS X can read and write FAT volumes.
New Technology File System (NTFS)
Windows native volume format.
OS X cannot start up from it.
Disk utility cannot create volumes.
Only mounted as read-only.