Can apps be installed on different disk?

  1. Question ^
  2. If yes, is there a file system limitation?
  3. If no, NTFS or exFAT?

Yes, apps can be installed in a different disk from the OS (or different disk partition within the same disk). In my case, I created three different partitions within my SSD - for Win 10, apps, and data respectively.

File system limitation - I suppose would be the size limitation of your drive? In my case, I haven’t come across any file system limitation on my laptop. One limitation though: some apps may insist on installing themselves in the C:\ drive. But I think that’s a minority; most apps nowadays allow you to designate the destination drive (usually means skipping ‘standard’ or ‘express’ and choosing ‘custom’ install instead).

I use NTFS.

EDIT: My system is Windows. I only noticed this thread’s “Linux” tag after my response above. Oops.

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Q: Can apps be installed on different disk?
A: Depends on the App and how it is packaged or created and on the GNU/Linux distribution sometimes.

Q: If yes, is there a file system limitation?
A: File system does not restrict where user puts their file (in high level).

Q: If no, NTFS or exFAT?
A: Same as before.

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