Why Is FAT32 Necessary for SD Card
Nowadays, more and more digital devices appear on the market. Most of them are quite useful and attractive to users. Speaking of these digital devices, users may notice that they are often equipped with a SD card, which is of great help to improve digital devices’ ability of data store. However, users should be aware that generally we should convert a SD card to FAT32 before it could be correctly utilized in digital devices.
Users may ask what FAT32 is? In general, a storage device must be formatted with a file system to make it accessible for storing data. FAT32 is one kind of the file systems. FAT is short for File Allocation Table and 32 here implies the number of bits needed to keep record of the files in a storage medium. FAT32 is so simple a file system in comparison to others that its simplicity has made it the most adopted file system for SD card. Meanwhile, as FAT32 is highly compatible with digital devices like DVD Players, Digital Cameras and Smartphones, users could probably want to leave their SD card converted with FAT32.
How to Convert SD Card to FAT32
Users who don’t have experience in converting SD card to FAT32 will be able to successfully change their SD card into FAT32 file system with MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Before converting SD card to FAT32, users should plug their device in the corresponding slot of PC. Install and start MiniTool Partition Wizard. Then, users will see its main interface with clear commands for operations. Users can convert a SD card to FAT32 with the following steps.
Click on your SD card to make it the target device for conversion.
There are two methods for users to proceed to the next step; choose the one you prefer.
Right click on your device, and then choose “Convert NTFS to FAT” from the context menu.
Click “Convert NTFS to FAT” from the drop-down menu of “Partition” in the menu bar.
Click “Apply” at the top left of UI to proceed.
Click “Yes” to continue and wait for its processing.
Click “OK”, done!
Now, users have finished their steps to convert SD card to FAT32 successfully.
MiniTool Partition Wizard helps users make their SD card more compatible by converting SD card to FAT32. Feel free to check this site for more information.