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This disc formatting utility allows you to create larger file sizes than you would be able to using your PC alone

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This disc formatting utility allows you to create larger file sizes than you would be able to using your PC alone

Alternative download from external server (availability not guaranteed):

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What is FAT32 Format

FAT32 Format is a program that allows users to format their hard drives to support sizes bigger than 32GB.

Review

The size of a program should never be an indication of its usefulness. An example of this is FAT32 Format. This is a program that is only 72KB in size, which is smaller than most Word documents. However, the program is still extremely useful to people who want to reformat their hard drives.

FAT32 Format doesn't have a lot of options. On top of that, it only provides one function: to reformat a hard drive to larger than the typical maximum 32GB support size. However, due to its small size, users may not expect FAT32 Format to be so feature-rich. In fact, it is refreshing to have a program that is so straightforward that nearly anyone can use it. There is no messing with a bunch of settings. Simply boot up the software, choose the allocated unit size and click Start.

FAT32 Format can be used as a stand-alone program and doesn't have to be installed on a computer. Also, due to its small size, it's perfect to carry around on a flash drive for portability. Once again, there is not much information that comes with FAT32 Format, but anyone who needs help with the program can visit the official website of Ridgecorp Consultants, the developer of the program. The site offers useful information on the uses and limitations of FAT32 Format.

The current version of FAT32 Format, at the time of this writing, was version 1.0.1. This version is designed to work with Windows 2000, XP and Vista. It does not support Windows 7 or 8, which is a huge drawback since even Vista is becoming outdated. There is also no information on whether the program works on Windows systems older than Windows 2000.

Pros

  • Small in size
  • Portable
  • Simple interface
  • Supports Windows 2000, XP and Vista

Cons

  • Support for the program found only on the developer's web page
  • Does not work on Windows 7 or 8