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frank10801
Level 7

EXFAT files on my USB drive

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Why can't my ROKU device recognize EXFAT files on my USB drive??

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andyross
Level 16

Re: EXFAT files on my USB drive

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ExFAT contains some patents that may require licensing from Microsoft.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExFAT

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andyross
Level 16

Re: EXFAT files on my USB drive

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ExFAT contains some patents that may require licensing from Microsoft.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExFAT

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iddqd
Level 7

Re: EXFAT files on my USB drive

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@andyross wrote:

ExFAT contains some patents that may require licensing from Microsoft.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExFAT


From the same wikipedia article you cite:
"exFAT was a proprietary file system until 2019 when Microsoft released the specification and allowed OIN members to use their patents."

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Microsoft-exFAT-Specification

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