How to Convert exFAT to FAT32/NTFS in Windows 10/8/7

Jean updated on Dec 06, 2018 to Partition Master | How-to Articles

Hot Questions Asked About How to Convert Exfat to FAT32

"How to format 64GB SD card from exFAT to FAT32? I have a Sandisk Ultra 64GB SD card and cannot get it to a FAT 32 format. I'm using Windows 10." 
"I want to convert an exFAT-formatted USB flash drive to FAT32. I've tried few links, no success. Is there any software can help?"
"Is there any way to convert exFAT to FAT 32 on an external hard drive without losing data?"

What Will You Need to Convert exFAT to FAT32 or NTFS

In many cases, you have an SD card, external hard drive, USB flash drive, pen drive or some other devices with exFAT but you need to convert it to FAT32 or NTFS for specific reasons. It is easy to convert exFAT to NTFS, but it is not an easy job to convert exFAT to FAT 32 as there is no "convert" function between the two in Windows 10/8/7. The only way to do it to copy files to another device manually and then format USB flash drive, external hard drive, SD card to FAT32. But it is a tedious job. Then many users asked for help on how to convert exFAT to FAT32 online. Here you can free download a converter to manage this job with ease. And you can also use it to convert exFAT to NTFS when you are failing to handle this job with Windows built-in utility.

Using EaseUS exFAT to FAT32 Converter 

EaseUS free partition software is a favorite third-party disk management tool that allows you to deal with many complex disk-related jobs that Windows can not complete. With clone disk wizard and disk format feature, it allows you to easily convert exFAT to FAT32/NTFS on SD card, external hard drive, USB flash drive, pen drive, etc. without losing data in Windows 10/8/7.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Connect the exFAT SD card, external hard drive, USB flash drive, pen drive, etc. to your PC. Launch EaseUS free partition software and go to clone disk wizard to copy the device to another disk to backup all your important data.


Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master, right-click the partition you intend to format and choose "Format".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the new window, enter the Partition label, choose the FAT32 file system, and set the cluster size according to your needs, then click "OK".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 2

Step 3: Then you will see a warning window, click "OK" in it to continue.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 3

Step 4: Click the "Execute Operation" button in the top-left corner to review the changes, then click "Apply" to start formatting the partition to FAT32.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 4
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Using a Free Windows Disk Management Tool

Step 1. Connect the exFAT SD card, external hard drive, USB flash drive, pen drive, etc. to your PC. 

Step 2. Right-click on the exFAT partition and choose "Delete Volume".

Step 3. Right-click again on the unallocated space and choose "New Simple Volume".

Step 4. Follow the wizard to create a new partition and assign the volume as an NTFS partition.


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