I have several external USB HDD disks that I let macOS format on APFS.

Like most of you know, APFS is for SSD disks and this format, fragments HDD disks to hell, making them 20 or more times slower than they would be if formatted on HFS+`.

Thanks to Apple, Disk Utility and also diskutil don't have the option to format disks using HFS+ anymore on Monterey.

Is there some brew app for macOS that can format disks using HFS+?


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