Steps to Convert NTFS to FAT without Data Loss

Convert NTFS to FAT without Data Loss

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Sep 06, 2020 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions


FAT is an older file system compared to NTFS, but it is highly compatible with a wide range of storage devices and operating systems. That's why some users want to convert from NTFS to FAT. As we know that converting FAT to NTFS can be easily operated with Windows built-in utility, but you can't convert NTFS back to FAT with no data loss because the whole Windows don't have any tool to do this. Therefore, the question about how to convert NTFS to FAT can always be seen in forums.

How to Convert NTFS to FAT?

Since Windows has no tool to convert NTFS to FAT,you can use the disk management tool to complete the task. To convert file systems, especially the partition that has your valuable data, choosing a professional tool is very important.  The Disk Management of Spotmau PowerSuite 2011 is the right tool to convert NTFS to FAT.

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Launch Spotmau PowerSuite 2011, click the ‘Disk Management' tab, and then click the ‘Partition Genius'.

Step 1 Select the disk or FAT partition. Here you can check your file system on the computer.

Select Partition-Convert NTFS to FAT

Step 2 Click Partition Management and "Convert" button.

Convert NTFS to FAT


1. To convert NTFS to FAT, you can also select the partition from the blocks, right-click on the designated one and select an item in the pop-up menu.

2. Check partition before converting and click 'Yes‘ to continue.

Check Partition- Convert NTFS to FAT

Step 3 After finishing checking partition, click OK to convert.

Convert NTFS to FAT

Warning: There is a case that your file will be invalid after your NTFS to FAT conversion: Your partition should NOT contain a single file larger than 4G. Please make sure that you have no file larger than 4G in the partition which you want to convert NTFS to FAT.

After converting partition, a message window will pop up.

Convert from NTFS to FAT

As a professional disk management software, Disk Management of Spotmau PowerSuite 2011 can also create, delete, resize, split, merge, format, hide, unhide, set active partition, etc. What's more, to manage your disk or partition, what you need to do is a few mouse clicking. No worry about data loss during the process.

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