Mac to PC

Mac to PC

Transferring files created on a Mac to a DOS or Windows PC and vice versa. Prior to Apple's switch to Intel CPUs, certain file formats such as TIFF images required conversion, because PCs and PowerPC-based Macs used different binary architectures (see byte order). See DAVE and Mac virtual machines.
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It turned out the woman in the ad - who switched from Mac to PC - was NOT a freelance writer as the software giant claimed, but a PR employee of Microsoft.
Transferring files from Mac to PC and back works best if both computers have the same software.