FAT32 to NFTS Converter: Two Ways to Convert File System from FAT32 to NTFS

April 28, 2017

NTFS filing system has many advantages that FAT32 does not have. For those who would like to convert their file system from FAT32 to NTFS, Windows built-in Command Prompt is the best option. Besides that, you can also use a FAT32 to NTFS converter like AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Comparing  to FAT32 filing system, NTFS file system nowadays is obviously superior with  many advantages:

  1. NTFS allows users to set permissions on local files and  folders while FAT32 doesn’t. This makes the files and folders in FAT32 filing  system vulnerable locally.
  2. NTFS stores files in two places, if one file is corrupted, the other will be recovered from the system.
  3. NTFS filing system has a better self-healing ability than FAT32.
  4. NTFS provides smaller cluster size which can save more space for the user.
  5. NTFS lets users compress files and folders  individually so that the system won’t be slowed down by depending on partition  compressions.

  • The first and also easiest way to convert FAT32 to NTFS is to use Windows built-in Command-Line Utility. The essential syntax is:

convert drive letter:/fs:ntfs

For example, if we would like to convert D: drive, then we need to enter convert d:/fs:ntfs.

Step1. You can download Free NTFS to FAT32 Converter or AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right click the partition you would like to convert. and Select Advanced then choose 'Convert to NTFS'.


Step2. At the top left corner of the main  interface, click Apply button then start the conversion by clicking Proceed in  the pop-up window.

Click Proceed

Step3. At the end, click OK to complete. You may  see that the file system of target partition has been converted successfully.


As you see, it is very simple and safe to convert FAT32 to NTFS. If you want to convert it back, it will make it easily. Anyway, you can use this FreeNTFS to FAT32 Converter to convert file system between FAT32 and NTFS. Now, This tool is added into AOMEI Partition Assistant, and it has become a FREE NTFS to FAT32 Wizard.

Tips: besides FREE NTFSto FAT32 Wizard, AOMEIPartition Assistant has various basic and advanced functions apart from disk and partition copy feature. With Partition Assistant, you can create partition, delete partition,format partition, resize/move partition, extend system partition, shrink volume, split partition, merge partitions, wipe hard drive and partition, convert file system,hide/unhide partitions, set active partition, recover deleted partition etc. All the operations can be completed without data loss. Free download and check how powerful it is!


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