MiniAide Fat32 Formatter

MiniAide Fat32 Formatter

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.05
  • Total Downloads:
    106,092
  • Date Added:
    November 08, 2012
  • File Size:
    6.23MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,247
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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MiniAide Fat32 Formatter lets you format or create fully customizable partitions in any hard drive. It merits using just for the detailed information it gives you about your computer's hard drive or drives alone. It's also worth recommending, even if it is a mouthful to say.

This program gives you a graphic organizer of your hard disk/s and partitions. It shares status information like the available space, style of formatting, and what they're being used for. You can create new partitions of any size, as well as delete and relabel existing partitions. If a drive's really giving you trouble, you can wipe it and reformat it, with ease. You can even defragment a drive from inside the program to gain some extra space. MiniAide Fat32 Formatter presents all of these nifty features in a sleek package that is really light on RAM usage. It took us less than a minute to download and install this useful utility using its built-in setup wizard. We found the demo video that comes with this program quite useful, too. Once set up and running, the program instantly allocated all our partitions and we were able to perform operations on any of our partitions with just a few clicks and each action took from a few seconds to less than a minute to complete.

If you think you're the type of power user that needs a program like this, this download is a no-brainer. MiniAide Fat32 Formatter gives you all of the control over your hard drive that you crave in a smooth package. Before doing anything, creating a backup is recommended, of course.

 
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5 stars

"Easy to use,fast and effective"

July 09, 2014  |  By ozsig

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Simple
Quick
It just works

Cons

None I can think of.

Summary

Tried to format a 500gb HDD to FAT32 using DOS in Windows 7, after 4 hours it reached 100% then said it could not format the drive as it was too big. This program took less than a minute and the drive works perfectly.

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5 stars

"Thank you - works brilliantly..."

July 23, 2013  |  By Andrew Johnson 1506

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Easy to use and works in seconds

Cons

None that I noticed

Summary

Thank you, thank you! Someone had formatted my External to only work with Mac. It's been useless to me for the past 3 months until I found this software!

A few clicks following the tutorial and 2 minutes later I had my 1TB external back!

Thanks again

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5 stars

"Exceeded my expectations!"

July 12, 2013  |  By solflowr

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Worked perfectly! Now my Smart TV can see my hard drive.

Cons

None at all.

Summary

I bought a Seagate 3TB hard drive to have easy access to my media on my Smart TV. Well, I was quite disappointed when I plugged it in and it didn't show up on the tv at all. I did some reading and realized that most devices will not recognize NTFS, and that FAT32 is the way to go. I tried Acronis Disk Director as many others had suggested, but it wouldn't recognize Seagate for some reason. So I came across this software and thought I would give it a try. Although, I had read that FAT32 usually will only work with hard drives 2TB or less, I wanted to try it anyway (didn't want to waste return shipping money to Amazon, so I was trying anything!). Quick install, no trouble recognizing my device, instructional video was very helpful. I followed the instructions and had NO PROBLEMS at all. In about 5 minutes start to finish, my tv was recognizing my hard drive and playing my media. THANK YOU!

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5 stars

"Works with great with WD My Passport"

June 14, 2013  |  By StlVision11

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Title says it all

Cons

Not sure...

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5 stars

"Really simple to use"

May 16, 2013  |  By StealthBomberXI

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Includes a video with step-by-step instructions that make formatting your HDD a breeze. Worked for my 1 TB WD My Passport drive.

Cons

Not much I can think of.

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5 stars

"Does exactly what it says it does."

March 10, 2013  |  By slaker2k2

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

The program is very easy to use. I was able to run it with no issues and it worked.

Cons

Didn't see any.

Summary

Formatted my 500GB external hard drive in less than a minute. My PS3 saw the drive the first time I plugged it in, so I'm really happy with it. Now I can make a back up of my data!

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5 stars

"Great for reformatting a hard drive to FAT32"

November 25, 2012  |  By ssuna

 |  Version: MiniAide Fat32 Formatter 1.05

Pros

Free
Simple to use
Fast

Cons

None so far

Summary

I needed to re-format a Toshiba Canvio 500gb USB hard drive to FAT32 for use as a backup drive for a PS3. I clicked on download, ran the software, skimmed through a 30 second video tutorial & then had the drive reformatted to FAT32, all in less than 5 minutes. I'm sure its good for other things, but that was all I needed done.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.05
Version 1.05: added demo Vedio.
General
Publisher MiniAide
Publisher web site http://www.fat-32-formatter.com
Release Date March 27, 2012
Date Added November 08, 2012
Version 1.05
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.23MB
File Name miniaide-fat32-formatter-home-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 106,092
Downloads Last Week 1,247
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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