Convert NTFS to FAT32

FAT32 is relatively outdated compared to NTFS and has almost been taken place by high-performance NTFS now. As we all know, the new NTFS has more advantages than FAT32, such as storing an individual file whose capacity is over 4GB. But in some cases, users had better employ FAT32 not NTFS. For example, in DOS operating system, NTFS partition can’t be accessed directly. And, some game consoles only recognize FAT32 partitions.
 
So, converting NTFS to FAT32 is necessary when users come across the above cases and their file system is NTFS. Next, we show you how to convert NTFS to FAT32 without damaging data.
 
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Safely Converting NTFS to FAT32

 
Converting file system without losing data is not easy, especially for the inexperienced users. Usually, there are two ways to achieve this goal. The first one is to transfer data to another location, then format the drive with the FAT32 file system and finally move the data back. And the second one is to use a professional FAT32 converter to do file system conversion, which is more user-friendly.
 
To make things simple, we’d like to recommend a FAT32 converter called MiniTool Partition Manager to help users achieve this aim. Why? First of all, this software is easy to use. Secondly, you don’t need to do the backup. Thirdly, hard drives larger than 32GB can also be converted to FAT32, breaking the limit of Disk Management formatting. Note that this is a paid feature so you need to get a licensed version.
 

MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro

 
The steps of converting NTFS to FAT32 with the partition manager are as follows:
 
Step 1. Run MiniTool Partition Manager and click the partition on which file system conversion will be performed (take partition E: for example). Click “Convert NTFS to FAT” from the action panel like shown below. (MiniTool Partition Wizard will automatically turn the drive to FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32 according to the partition size.)
 
Step 2. You can see the file system of the target partition turned to FAT32. However, this is just a preview. To make this change into effect, you still need to click Apply on the toolbar.
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Step 3. Choose “Yes” to apply changes and wait for the process.
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You see, file system conversion is rather easy by using MiniTool Partition Wizard. In addition, this partition manager is able to convert Fat32 to NTFS without data loss. Hence, you don’t need to do the troublesome data backup each time you need to do the conversion.
 
Based on the above content, users may be eager to try making use of this safe and simple partition manager – MiniTool Partition Manager to convert NTFS to FAT on their own. What are you waiting for?
 

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