USB drive faqs

Got a question regarding your Verbatim USB drive? Check out our FAQ section below for all the answers.

USB Drive FAQs

How can I format my Verbatim USB Drive with the Mac Disk Utility ?

Important Note : Your USB Drive will be erased when formatted, therefore please backup all needed files first.

Please follow the instructions below.

–  Click on the magnifying glass on the top right corner

– Type in Disk Utility and open it after auto complete shows it

– Select the Verbatim USB Drive under External and click on Erase

– Give it a name, e.g. Verbatim and select the file system you need.

Format file systems overview:

Mac OS Extended (Journaled)  Mac compatible
MS-DOS (FAT) Mac & PC compatible, with file size limit up to 3,99GB
ExtFAT Mac & PC use supports also larger files

Partition Scheme overview :

GUID Partition Map
This is a standard for the layout of the partition table on a storage disk using globally unique identifiers (GUIDs).

Master Boot Record
It is used for Windows partitions formatted as MS-DOS (FAT) or ExFAT.

Apple Partition Map
Is used  on disks formatted for use with 68k and PowerPC Macs, the Apple Partition Map is the scheme that defines how the data is organized.