Summary: Today SD card plays an important role in data storage, this post tells how to partition SD card for further use.
In many case, we need an SD card to help store all kinds of data. For example, we need SD card to increase the storage space of Android, we need SD card to save pictures and video in camera and camcorders. For most users, SD card only needs one partition due to its small capacity, but for some users, they have the requirement to partition SD card into two partition, especially for Android users. Here we will introduce an SD partition manager to help those users.
Although SD card can be divided into many sorts (check the classification of SD cards), the partition manager that can deal with all of them are the same. And MiniTool Partition Wizard is such a reliable Partition Manager that works perfectly with all series of SD cards.
MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition is a powerful SD card partition tool that is capable of partition SD card safely and easily. As we know that Disk Management does not allow to create a second partition as long as the hard drive is marked as removable. Thus, we need the help of MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition which works on Windows 7/8/10 to finish this task.
Let’s see how MiniTool Partition Wizard performs on creating two partitions on SD card in Windows 10.
1. Download and install Free MiniTool Partition Wizard.
2. Make sure the SD card is successfully connected to PC.
Step 1: Run MiniTool Partition Wizard to the main interface. We can see our SD card is displayed in the middle panel. Right-click on it and choose “Delete” to make it unallocated space at first. Remember we should click “Apply” to make this change effective.
Step 2: now create the first partition on this SD card. We should click on the unallocated space of SD card and select “Create” to create a new partition on SD card. Here we can specify the parameters of this new SD partition including partition label, drive letter, file system, partition size… Just follow the guide to finish.
Step 3: continue creating a second partition with the rest unallocated space. After that hit the “Apply” button. Then all is done.
• Please note that Windows Disk Management can only recognize the first partition on a removable disk, and the second partition has no drive letter.
• If you create a primary partition and a logical partition on SD card, then the primary partition will appear in Windows Explorer. However, if both of them are primary or logical, Windows Explorer recognize the first partition.
This is the end of how to In addition to partition micro SD card by using free SD card partition manager – MiniTool Partition Wizard. If you also need to partition SD card, catch this chance to download this shareware to have a try.