Several options for U disk formatting

- Apr 09, 2018-

Key words: U disk, U disk formatting. 

Different options for U disk formatting FAT32, NTFS, and exFAT. When you format your U disk on Microsoft's Windows system, you can choose a different format, that is, a file system. Today you are introduced to the three most commonly used types: FAT32NTFS and exFAT.

Several options for U disk formatting

FAT32 is an older format system, less efficient than NTFS, but more compatible. The biggest drawback is that you can't hold a single file larger than 4GB. At the same time, the maximum support for 2TB only hard disk. 

Its advantage is that it is compatible with most digital products. It can also be used to read and write on different systems, such as Windows Linux and Mac. 

NTFS is the most widely used hard disk format system developed by Microsoft and is suitable for all versions of Windows. 

It eliminates FAT32 capacity constraints and is compatible with some multimedia devices and TVs (you need to confirm your product specifications). It is readable on Mac but not written. 

ExFAT is an alternative to FAT32 and supports more devices and operating systems than NTFSX fat. It has very small restrictions on file and partition size, allowing you to store individual files larger than 4GB. ExFAT is an ideal choice for reading, writing and using USB flash drives on computers and Mac. 

So, how to format a U disk? 

Insert a U disk, open File Explorer, right-click on the U disk, select format, and a new window will pop up that you can select as needed before formatting.

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