Fat32 Format USB Drives Larger Than 32 GB

Fat32 Format can be used to Format USB drives larger than 32 GB as Fat32. Yes, even when the volume is larger than the 32GB limit imposed by Windows. By default, Microsoft Windows will not let you format a volume bigger than 32 GB with a Fat32 filesystem. That’s exactly where this handy tool comes in!

This Free and Portable GUI formatting utility easily works around this limitation. You can use it to quickly format your USB flash drives or even large internal or external hard drives.

Note: A key benefit to using Fat32 over the other filesystems, is BIOS USB Bootability. One important limitation to note when compared to modern exFAT or NTFS formats, is that files larger than 4GB can not be stored on a Fat32 filesystem. Though you can always work around this limitation by using multiple partitions. Creating one partition for storage, one for boot, etc.

Format Fat32 Large USB Drives (Fat32 Format)

The Free software will let you Fat format a device all the way up to 2 TB in size. So it is at least near future proof!

Fat32 Format USB drives larger than 32GB

Fat32 Formatter Specs

  • Extracted Size: 72KB
  • Authors Website: Project Home Page
  • License: Freeware
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Download the Fat32 Formatter Tool

You can get the GUI version of this Free utility directly from the authors site. Simply click on the image from the project page to Download the format fat32 tool

If you find this tool helpful and useful, you might also like BOOTICE, which can also be used to easily format flash drives.