Sharing free space?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Nov 29 23:15:39 UTC 2019

On Nov 29, 2019, at 15:18, Michael wrote:

>> If you have room on your main disk and it is APFS-formatted, you can easily create a new volume in Disk Utility that will share the free space, and if it doesn't work out, you can delete the volume later.
> I'd like to know how to get two volumes to share free space if they are on the same physical disk.

That's simply one of the features APFS offers. If your disk is APFS formatted, open Disk Utility, in the toolbar where it says "Volume", click the "+" button, name your volume, and click Add. All APFS volumes in a container share space.

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