By Cherry / Last Updated July 10, 2020

Scenario

How can I format a 1TB disk to FAT32?

I have a 1TB TOKIWA external hard drive and want to format the entire disk into FAT32. But when I tried to do it with the Windows Disk Management, I was told that the format cannot be reached when the hard disk drive is larger than 32GB. What can I format the disk?"

The truth is that there is a 32GB size limit existing on FAT32 formatting. The Windows cannot format drives and partitions larger than 32GB in FAT32. If your hard drive is manufactuerer by TOKIWA, you can turn to FAT32Formatter?

What is FAT32 Fomatter?

FAT32Formatter is such a FAT32 format program which is freeware and made by TOKIWA to format hard drive larger than 32GB to FAT32. It can walk around the OS restriction to a 32GB size limitation on Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7.

Fat32Formatter

However, the FAT32Formatter is designed for TOKIWA drives. You can use it to format other storage device to FAT32 file system. Besides, if it only supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, which can't meet most people's demands. So it the FAT32Formatter can't help you, it is good to use FAT32Formatter or other third party software to format hard drive larger than 32GB to FAT32.

The best alternative to FAT32Formatter

The AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional can be one of the best of alternative to FAT32Formatter. With this tool, you can easily to convert a hard drive, USB, SD card to FAT32 file system in Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista operating system without brand limit.

Besides, this software comes with great flexibility. For instance, "NTFS to FAT32 Converter" for changing NTFS to FAT32 file system without formatting. If there are some important data on your drive, this feature will help you a lot.

Now, you can download the Demo version and refer to the following content to see how to use it.

How to format hard drive to FAT32 with AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant provides you a very simple and instructive UI that any one could handle it easily. Here you can follow the steps to format a hard drive to FAT32 in Windows 10, 8, 7 and other Windows systems.

Step 1. Install and launch this FAT32Formatter alternative. Click "Format Partition".

Format 500gb Drive Fat32

Step 2. And choose FAT32 file system, and click "OK" .

Fat32

Step 3. And click "Apply" on the main console to execute the operation.

Apply

Conclusion

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is such a great and simple alternative to FAT32Formatter for Windows PC users including Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP. Besides formatting hard drive, there are many other utilities for you to manage your hard disk better, like migrate OS to SSD, create bootable media, and many more. If you are a Windows Server user, the AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is suitable for you.