NTFS vs exFAT. 256+ symbols filepath

Greetings. Faced a situation where the filepath has more than 256 characters. Some programs do not work with such long paths (e.g. Plex). Can you make an option to select which file system the disk will be created in? For example exFAT.

This should help with situations where the filepath is greater than 256 characters.


Hi~ @111231,

Thanks a lot for your report.
Basically it is an issue of MAX_PATH but not the kind of file-system.

In the Windows API (with some exceptions discussed in the following paragraphs), the maximum length for a path is MAX_PATH , which is defined as 260 characters.

You can refer to the following from Microsoft.

Starting in Windows 10, version 1607, MAX_PATH limitations have been removed from common Win32 file and directory functions. However, you must opt-in to the new behavior.