exFAT file system: Microsoft Flash memory technology available for license

Microsoft announcing a flexible licensing program for latest generation of Microsoft’s file system “Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT)” technology, that delivers a significant leap forward in terms of size of files that can be stored on a broad range of consumer electronic devices, and speed with which they can be accessed. exFAT is a modern […]

Microsoft announcing a flexible licensing program for latest generation of Microsoft’s file system “Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT)” technology, that delivers a significant leap forward in terms of size of files that can be stored on a broad range of consumer electronic devices, and speed with which they can be accessed. exFAT is a modern version of FAT system, and is already being adopted by partners in industry, and these manufacturers are using licensing program to deliver a richer and more seamlessly integrated media experience for their customers. exFAT file system does following: • Enables future growth in media capacities, increasing support from 32 GB up to 256 TB • Handles more than 4,000 RAW images, 100 high-definition (HD) movies, or 60 hours of HD recording in a single directory • Speeds up file saves of Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) cards to achieve their full 300MBps speed using modern storage allocation techniques • Supports interoperability with future desktop operating systems • Provides an extensible format, including OEM-definable parameters to customize the file system for specific device characteristics.