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APFS – Apple File System (Cult of Mac)


Apple has quietly updated the filing system behind both its macOS and iOS platforms and suggests closer integration of the two systems in the future.

The headlines:

  • Optimized for flash and solid state storage
  • Suitable for mobile devices
  • Strong encryption capabilities

The “Cult of Mac” article below provides a detailed review of these latest changes.

New Apple File system – what it’s all about…
The new file system comes with the following updates accessed from the App Store on your Mac or via Settings>Software update on your iOS devices.

  • iOS 10.3
  • macOS 10.12.4
  • tvOS 10.2
  • watchOS 3.2

As always, make sure you back up before updating.


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