Best Software to Convert NTFS to FAT32 without Formatting

NTFS is popular when the people need to keep big files over 4GB or use partition size over 2TB, but it still has some problems. See the examples below:

"I convert FAT32 to NTFS by accident, but it cannot be recognized in my operating system. Meanwhile, I need to access some files from DOS mode. So, what could I do to convert NTFS to FAT32 without formatting hard disk and losing data?"

"The file system in my computer is all NTFS. Recently, I need to format D: from NTFS to FAT32, because the program I use in computer cannot support backup unless it is FAT32. Are there some magic tools to convert it back?"

"It's so fantastic for me to play new games. Unfortunately, when I started the game, it refused to work. Thus, I asked my friends for help, and he told me the system didn't support NTFS partition. I need to convert NTFS to FAT32 on WD My Passport. What’s the detailed solution?"

From the cases above, it is clear to see that some hardware devices or software programs, like 360 XBOX, Android, etc.  only support FAT32 file system. Thus, the file system's conversion is a headache for them. Actually, it is simple to convert FAT32 to NTFS with Windows built-in utility, but tedious to change it back. The following will introduce two ways to convert to FAT32.

NTFS to FAT32 via Windows built-in tool

It is a heated topic talked by many people of converting to FAT32. Due to FAT 32 is an old file system, it is very troublesome to accomplish the change by Windows Format Tool. You will spend too much time on it. Before you do all the following, you must know it runs under the condition of the drive size smaller than 32GB, including itself. Here are the detailed steps:

  1. Run Windows Explorer and select the target drive you want to convert.

  2. Right click the drive and choose "Format".
  3. Choose "FAT32" in the "File System" section. According to your need, tick "Quick Format" option or not. Then, click "Start" to start the conversion.

It is necessary to back up your date before formatting the partition. After you finish these procedures above, you need to restore the primary data. Do you like this way? Why not choose a better way to convert to FAT32?

Software to convert NTFS to FAT32 without losing data

AOMEI Ntfs2Fat32 Pro Edition is a good solver to end your puzzle. It helps you do the change between NTFA and FAT32 without formatting partition and losing data. Meanwhile, it is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista  (32bit and 64bit) operating system. With its simplified interface, you can handle the entire process easily, even for a beginner. Compared to Windows Format Tool, it will save you more time and you needn't to worry about losing data in the process of backup or restoration. Thus, it will finish the change better. Here is the main interface:


Steps of converting to FAT32 are easy as well.

First, start and run this converter. Select the first option, "NTFS to FAT32".

Second, select the NTFS partition you want to convert from in the list. Click “Next” at this page and it will analysis that partition and starts the converting. 

Don’t find this is quite simple to handle? Now, download  AOMEI Ntfs2Fat32 converter to help you! Other than converting partition on internal hard drive, this tool also allows you to convert NTFS to FAT32 on external hard drive or USB memory stick.