Convert NTFS to FAT without Formatting

Summary: this post mainly tells how to convert NTFS partition to FAT32 file system without affecting data on the disk. And MiniTool Partition Wizard is a good choice.
 
Today FAT32 and NTFS are the most commonly used files systems on Windows. Frankly speaking, NTFS is more popular and is adopted as the default file system in Windows. When comparing NTFS and FAT32, the first thing that comes to mind is that FAT32 does not support individual files larger than 4GB. Then we may think of the fact that FAT32 provides lower security, FAT32 has partition size limit, etc. View FAT32 limitations to learn more.
 
Despite the many disadvantages that FAT32 may bring to us, in some cases we need to convert NTFS to FAT32 due to its good compatibility. For example, if you have downloaded games on external hard drive and connect it to PS4, probably you will find it is not recognized by the play station because the external hard drive is employing FAT32 file system.
 
If the similar situation occurs, then you should consider convert USB stick to FAT32. Now I will tell you how to convert NTFS to FAT without formatting.
 

Partition Wizard is the Best NTFS to FAT32 Converter

 
Developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro is a full-featured disk partition management tool that can be used on Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 to deal with kinds of issues. For example, it helps to move/resize partition, merge/split partition, change cluster size, check file system, coy disk, copy partition, recover partition, convert MBR disk to GPT, convert dynamic disk to basic, and so on.
 
And MiniTool Partition Wizard provides most user-friendly experience to help finish each task. To concert NTFS file system to FAT32, please follow the steps below:
 
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Step 1. After installing Partition Wizard on computer and registering, immediately you can see its main interface. From the disk map click the hard drive that you want to convert its file system and then select “Convert NTFS to FAT32” from the action panel.
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Step 2. Then click “Apply” to start the conversion from NTFS to FAT32. MiniTool Partition Wizard can finish this task quickly and you will find that all data are still there.
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To Wrap up

 
In this post, we talk about how to convert NTFS to FAT without formatting by using professional NTFS to FAT32 converter – MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro. Now if you have the same requirement, you can download the trial version to have an experience on its operations first. Hope this software can help you out.
 

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