Best free flash formatting software.
1.HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool
A proprietary utility from Hewlett-Packard for cleaning and formatting USB drives. The HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool does not greatly exceed the standard Windows functionality, but it does format problematic disks that are not readable by the OS. Partitioning in FAT32, exFAT and NTFS is available, as well as creating bootable DOS disks.
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2. MiniTool Partition Wizard
Multifunctional tool for working with disks. MiniTool Partition Wizard can split free space into partitions, clone them and, of course, format them. Many more file systems can be selected, including Ext4 and exFAT, and the cluster size can be customized. In addition, full disk erasure and bootable media creation are supported .
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3. HDD Low Level Format Tool
Specialized software for low-level formatting of hard drives, which, among other things, works with flash drives and is able to completely destroy any data previously written to the disk. This procedure also allows you to troubleshoot various problems with the device. In addition, regular, fast formatting is supported.
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A useful application that will help bring a problem drive back to life. In just one click, EzRecover allows you to initialize USB drives that are not recognized by the system, are defined as Security Devices or are displayed with a volume of 0 megabytes.
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5. Kingstone Format Utility
Proprietary application for cleaning and formatting Kingstone flash drives. Compared to the tools built into the OS, it achieves better performance and also handles most problems. Knows how to format write-protected flash drives.
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6. Tokiwa Fat32 Formatter
A simple and intuitive utility that works without installation and can format flash drives in FAT32. Supports disks over 32 GB, initializing devices, deleting individual partitions and, of course, the choice of formatting settings.
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7. SD Card Formatter
Platforms: Windows, macOS.
A special program for working with flash drives in the SD format, which has more optimized algorithms compared to the formatting functions in the OS. Helps eliminate read or write errors, recognition problems, and can format and completely erase data on the disk.