By Cherry / Last Updated May 25, 2020


“I got a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I was planning to transfer the 64GB SanDisk micro SD card from my Galaxy S4. I unmounted the SD card safely from my Galaxy S4, and put it into a SanDisk brand card reader. Then, connect it to my Windows 10 and try to use Windows Explorer to format with options exFAT. But I failed. The format program run for about an hour and it never completed the job. Is there any powerful SanDisk SD card formatter that can help me to format the SanDisk SD card to exFAT successfully? Thanks in advance.”

Best free SanDisk Format Tool

Find a free SanDisk SD card formatter can save you from the formatting problems. Fortunately, here we will bring you the best free SanDisk format tool, the AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, which can do lots of work for your SanDisk micro SD card, SDHC, and SDXC card with 4GB, 6GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and larger storage capacity. It can solve many issues with your SanDisk SD card by formatting, such as:

1. Fix SD card not formatted error in Windows. Like the Scenario, you may falied to format your SD card, like not possible to format to exFAT, etc.

2. Remove virus and malware from SD card. When your SD card has been implant some virus or malware, it cannot run normally. While format SD card may help you on this kind of stuff.

3. Restore SD card full capacity. Sometimes, your SanDisk SD card is not showing the correct capacity. Full formatting SD card could help with this issue.

4. Remove SanDisk SD card write protection and format write-protected SD card. You may meet the problem that when you format the SanDisk SD card, it reminds you that the SD card is write-protected and you cannot change it.

5. Convert file system between FAT32, NTFS, exFAT.Different operating system supports different file system. AOMEI Partition Assistant can format SD card to FAT32, NTFS, exFAT easily.

6. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard supports you to format SanDisk SD card in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP with ease.

How to format SanDisk micro SD card with SanDisk SD card formatter?

As AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard can work normally on all Windows PC OSes, you can finish the task on any Windows computer. Before you do, you should prepare for it:

  • Free download AOMEI Partition Assistant. Install it on your Windows computer.

  • Connect the SD card to your computer via SD card slot. If there is no slot on your computer, then, you need to connect the SD card to your computer via an SD card reader.

When you get ready, you can start format SanDisk micro SD card with the SanDisk SD card formatter as the following steps. Here we take an example of formatting FAT32 to exFAT.

Step 1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. It will show you the basic situation if your hard drives on your computer. To format SanDisk SD card, here you need to choose the SD card and right click it, select Format Partitionin the drop-down menu.

Format Partition

Step 2. It will pop up a window where you can choose the file system of FAT32, NTFS, exFAT, Ext2, Ext3 according to your needs, and set others incuding Partition Label, Cluster Size. Here we choose to format to exFAT. ClickOK.

exFAT File System

Step 3.Here you will back to the main interface. You can confirm the pending operations, and if there is no problem, click Apply at the toolbar, and click Proceed at the pop-up window to initiate the progress.

Apply Proceed

Step 4. Wait till the progress reaches 100%.

Other features of AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant is such a great SanDisk SD card formatter that provides you such a simple way to format SD card in different file system. Actually, it cannot only format SanDisk micro SD card, USB flash drive, pen drive, hard drive, but also support other brands like Samsung SD card, Kingston pen drive, WD SD card, etc. Besides, it provides you many other functions that you can use to manage your internal/external hard drive in the most reasonable state, for example, you can repartition hard drive to your expected with resize/move/create/delete/format/split/merge partitions, and you can use it to migrate OS from HDD to SSD for optimizing the computer’s performance, replace the old hard drive with SSD or with a larger HDD, etc.

What’s more, its AOMEI Partition Assistant Proffesional edition provides you more advanced features like allocate free space from one partition to another, quick partition and so on. If you are Windows Server users, you can use AOMEI Partition Assistant Server edition, which is specially designed for Windows Server and PC users including Windows 2000, 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012 (R2), 2016 and all Windows PC OSes.