By AOMEI / Last Updated February 26, 2020

As far as we know, file system includes FAT32, FAT16 and NTFS. FAT32 file systems is back ward with the performance that supports the maximum partition capacity of 2 TB, and a single file size of 4GB, if we need to store a movie with 10 GB; it is trouble for us to store separately in multiple little files less than 4GB.

What' more, FAT16 just supports ultimate partition capacity of 4 GB. However, NTFS seems to be more practical and convenient as unlimited partition volume and its features and advantages. Somebody wish to convert FAT32 to NTFS as we need and momentarily. If it has free partition software, why not do it?

Convert to NTFS with AOMEI Partition Assistant

Maybe this method has some trouble for beginner, so how to convert FAT32 to NTFS file system with Free Partition Software-AOMEI Partition Assistant? After downlard this free partition software, please read the following procedure, it is easy.

Step one: Run the partition software, let's screenshot that E drive is the file system FAT32 you need to convert, please look at the arrow points to the left, here is "Convert Partition", click it:

Convert FAT to NTFS with Partition Assistant
Convert from FAT to NTFS with Partition Assistant

Step two: after click "Convert Partition", see this dialog box, click

Convert File System Dialog
Convert File System Dialog

Step Three: Please click "Apply" on the toolbar to confirm the operations,then click "Proceed" here:

Pending Operations
Pending Operations

Step Four: it is the process of operating:

Convert Partition Progress
Convert Partition Progress Bar

After you see the FAT or FAT32 partition has been converted to NTFS, everything is OK now.

More details: The free partition software, Partition Assistant supports 32/64 bit Windows operating systems including Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7,8. It also provides resize, extend, shrink, and move partition, merge, split partition and so on.

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Convert to NTFS with Convert.exe

If you are familiar with operating system, Convert.exe command is also a good choice, here give some directions:

Firstly: click "start" -> "Run", input "cmd"order, OK, come here: look at the arrow, if want to convert F partition, input the following command:

Convert.exe with Command Line Prompt
Convert FAT32 to NTFS file system with CONVERT.EXE Command