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Introducing Apple’s New Filesystem: APFS

Posted Aug 18, 2017 by  / 
Topics: News

New Apple File System

Apple’s new filesystem, simply called “Apple File System” (APFS), will soon be the replacement for the for Mac OS Extended (HFS+) filesystem which was first introduced in Mac OS 8.1 back in 1998. It’s main focus is encryption and is optimized for flash and SSD storage devices. It’s also designed for scalability and will run on everything from the Apple Watch to the Mac Pro.