FAT32 Format is a good option for those who need to format devices that use the FAT32 file system to manage and organized data and suffers from the limitations of Windows, which only lets you format FAT32 devices that have up to 32GB capacity. The program has the advantage that occupies little space, and does not require any installation, which allows to make it a great alternate when trying to format compatible devices. FAT32 file system is responsible for managing and organizing access to data and files on hard drives and other external media. The system was developed for Windows 95, and even newer versions of Windows have support for this technology, even though NTFS has already become standard on newer hard drives. Although most of the hard drives on the market now use a new standard for organizing files, there are still some devices, especially USB flash drives that use FAT32. The problem of managing these devices comes the inability to format any unit with more than 32GB of capacity for the FAT32 file system. More to read.
So, if you have a FAT32 device with more then 32GB capacity and needs to delete all files inside it, Windows’ default utility won’t help you so you may have to delete those files manually which always leaves some traces and may represent loss of spaciousness. Luckily there are tools such as FAT32 Format that allow bypass this limitation Windows. With the program, it becomes possible to format FAT32 for any device connected to the computer, whatever their ability. That way you can format from USB drives with 32GB of memory even external hard drives that have terabytes of space.
The tool is easy to use and portable so you do not need to install it to use. Just download and run the guiformat.exe file to open the main application window from which you have to select the drive you want to format and then press the Start. You can also change Allocation unit size and Volume label is needed. The device will automatically be formatted soon.
FAT32 Format comes to give users a hand while formatting FAT32 devices. It lets you bypass Windows’ limitation as Windows cannot format FAT32 devices with more than 32GB capacity. It is a portable and freeware tool works on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and we also tested it successfully on Windows 8 Consumer Preview.