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Lesson 14. Integrating FCP Systems into ... > Understanding Mac OS X File Formats

Understanding Mac OS X File Formats

In order to preserve the integrity of your digital files when they leave the cozy cocoon of your Mac, let’s first define a few terms so that we’re all on the same page.

A file is simply a repository for data. It has a beginning and an end, and it also has a name. Files reside on your hard drive. When you want to use a file, you open it and do something with its data.


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