“Moving your files from one computer to another is never easy, particularly if you’re migrating from a PC to a Mac,” Henry T. Casey reports for LAPTOP Magazine. “Both platforms have directories where you’re supposed to keep photos, music, documents and movies, but it’s not as easy as simply copying and pasting your archives.”
“OS X won’t automatically set up its applications once you’ve transferred your files over — a perk that Windows 10 offers — you will have your files properly organized,” Casey reports. “Before you start, you’ll need an external hard drive that works with both PCs and Macs. If you don’t have such a drive already, we’ve got step-by-step directions for formatting a drive to work across both platforms.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Or, if you’re in the United States, simply use PC data transfer from Apple Retail Stores and Apple Specialists. Apple Retail Stores offer several levels of data transfer services. For further information on PC Data Transfer services, contact your local Apple Retail Store. In addition to the Apple Retail Stores, many Apple Specialists, Apple Resellers, and Apple Authorized Service Providers also provide various levels of PC to Mac data transfers. To locate an Apple Specialist in your area, use the Find Service website.