Easy Cloning Software for FAT/exFAT Hard Drive

Christina updated on 2020/8/2 to Disk Clone

Compare to NTFS, FAT/exFAT hard drive is compatible on both Windows and Mac. NTFS can be easily read and wrote in Windows, but it’s read-only on Mac. However, you can read/write data on FAT/exFAT in both Windows and Mac without problems. If you want to use your drive in both Windows and Mac, FAT/exFAT is the best choice for you.

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In some situations, users may need to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive.Mostly, there are many methods and tools that can help you clone hard drive. Here in this article, we will share a simple disk cloning tool and tell you how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive.

Why do you need to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive?

Normally, most common reason to clone FAT/exFAT is to back up your data. Sometimes, the hard drive may be corrupted or damaged for different reasons. To avoid data in such cases and get your work running again quickly, it’s better to clone your FAT/exFAT hard drive as a backup.

Also, if you want to update a FAT/exFAT hard drive with a new or larger one, the simplest way is to clone your FAT/exFAT hard drive directly. Then you don’t need to partition your new disk and copy the data manually. Cloning is a prefect way to update your FAT/exFAT along with the data.

What’s more, SSD is more and more popular in recent years as it has better performance reading and writing. Many users want to replace there FAT/exFAT with an SSD. Then you can also clone your FAT/exFAT hard drive to the SSD to keep using the data on the SSD flawlessly.

How to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive?

In order to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive, you need an effective disk cloning software first. Actually, there are many application that can clone FAT/exFAT hard drive. Among the software, we suggest you have a try with DMclone. With this software, you can easily clone your FAT/exFAT hard drive.

DMclone provide 2 modes to help you clone FAT/exFAT hard drive. First, you can clone the entire disk to update your disk. Also, you can only clone one partition at a time to back up the most import partition on the FAT/exFAT hard drive. Now we will show you how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive in the 2 modes.

First, you can clone the entire FAT/exFAT hard drive as below. There are only a few steps needed, you can then update or backup your FAT/exFAT hard drive.

Step 1. Before cloning your FAT/exFAT hard drive, please first download the software DMclone.

Step 2. Please choose Disk Clone mode. Then select your FAT/exFAT hard drive as source, select another empty disk as destination.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

Step 3. Before starting the clone process, you are able to preview or change the layout on the destination disk.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

Step 4. Finish the cloning and then check the data on the destination disk.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

If you only want to clone one or more individual most important partition(s) on your FAT/exFAT hard drive, you can choose to clone the partition(s) one by one as follows.

Step 1. Change to Partition Clone mode first. Choose a FAT/exFAT partition as source and select another empty partition or unallocated space as destination on another disk.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

Step 2. At the second step, you can preview the partitions layout on the destination disk. If you want, you can also resize the partition to reallocated the space on the destination disk.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

Step 3. Click the Clone button to start the cloning. Once the clone process is finished, please ensure to to to the destination partition to check if the partition/data is cloned successfully.

how to clone FAT/exFAT hard drive

After cloning FAT/exFAT hard drive, you can keep the cloned drive as backup or use it to replace the original hard drive for further use. Besides, FAT/exFAT hard drive, DMclone can also clone NTFS hard drive or other types of drives on your computer. It’s a most effective and easy-to-use software that worth a shot if you just want to clone your drive. Feel free to download the software here.


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