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The HFS (Hierarchical File System) is an Apple specific file system format. **HFS+** is the current standard for Mac OS X and is also referred to as **Mac OS Extended** format. HFS, HFS+, HFSJ, HFSX are all included with the HFS tag here.

The HFS (Hierarchical File System) was developed by Apple and includes all versions of the file system since it's debut in 1985. HFS+ is the current standard for Mac OS X and is also referred to as Mac OS Extended format. Variants include HFS, HFS+, HFSJ, HFSX. Case-sensitivity can be specified at creation. Journaling can be enabled and disabled on the fly.

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