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This page collects information about file systems working natively under MorphOS. In addition to these, Amiga 68k file systems can be used too (example).

Disk File Systems

Name Location Bootable Native File Properties Max File Name Length Max Partition Size Max File Size Notes
Smart File System (SFS) Built-in (boot.img) Yes Yes 107 128 GiB 2 GiB The default file system
Professional File System III (PFS3) Built-in (boot.img) Yes Yes 107 104 GiB 2 GiB Legacy support for PFS2 and AFS1
Fast File System 2 (FFS) Built-in (boot.img) Yes Yes 107 Legacy support for OFS and FFS
FAT File System (FAT) Built-in (boot.img) No No 255 UCS-2 2 TiB - 16 TiB 4 GiB
Hierarchical File System (HFS/HFS+) Built-in (L:) No No 31 bytes (HFS), 255 UTF-16 (HFS+) 2 TiB (HFS), 8 EiB (HFS+) 2 GiB (HFS), 8 EiB (HFS+) HFS+ is read only
Ext2 File System (Ext2) Built-in (L:) No No
NT File System (NTFS) Built-in (L:) No No
SGI XFS (XFS) Built-in (L:) No No
Ice File System (IceFS) 3rd party (link) Yes/No Yes 107 (255) 2^63 bytes 2^63 bytes Bootable on Pegasos/Efika, but not on Macs

Network File Systems