Cameras: Why Do We Still Need Computers To Download To HDD's?

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Re: Cameras: Why Do We Still Need Computers To Download To HDD's?
In reply to Mark B., 10 months ago
Not with a normal external drive, no. External drives still need an operating system to manage the file system which a digital camera lacks.

Digital cameras know perfectly well how to read and write files on FAT formatted flash cards, so adding support for external (USB) HDD's needn't be all that complicated.

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