By AOMEI / Last Updated February 26, 2020

Why need SanDisk format tool?

Before a hard drive can be used by an operating system, it has to be formatted with a format type that the hard drive can recognize and use. In general, the SanDisk products like USB flash drives, pen drives, memory card, solid state drives (SSD) are pre-formatted by the manufacturer so that you can use those storage devices directly. But in many circumstances you need to format the SanDisk products, for example, if you want to add a SanDisk SSD into computer while Windows stores information on it, you should firstly format the drive with a file system, if you have a SanDisk USB which comes with FAT32 file system format, however, you want tocopy a 4GB or larger file to USB, then you need to convert it from FAT32 to NTFS. And you need a SanDisk format tool to finish tasks.

Besides, formatting SanDisk is helpful to get rid of errors, to eliminate nasty virus, to clean data, or to solve the storage problem and other hard-to-resolve issues. All those problems can be solved with the SanDisk format software.

How to format SanDisk with AOMEI Partition Assistant?

Free AOMEI Partition Assistant is a professional SanDisk format tool, which helps you to format drive without OS or within all Windows editions. Apart from formatting, it satisfies you with all basic partition functions such as create, delete, merge, split, resize, move, copy, wipe partition etc. and other advanced functions like migrate OS to SSD, create bootable media, Windows To Go creator, copy disk, convert NTFS to FAT32 etc. Next, we take how to format SanDisk SSD in Windows 7 as an example to show you details.

1. Download, install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right click the partition on SanDisk SSD (here is E: on disk 3), and select “Format Partition”.

Format Drive

2. In pop-out window, type partition label, and choose file system and cluster size as you wish. Then click “OK”.



  • Do remember to click “Apply” so to commit the operation.

  • Format an existing drive will remove all information on it, so copy necessary data first. And free AOMEI Backupper is recommended to this.

Now, download SanDisk format tool - AOMEI Partition Assistant, and start to do your format tasks. Also, as said before, you can use it to solve other partition problems easily.