This error the volume is too big for fat32 error often shows when we trying to format the hard drive with more than 1TB capacity in command prompt. If the external hard drive has NTFS format in, it's better to use 3rd party format software to format FAT32. Macrorit Partition Expert is the partition manager we would like to recommend, besides, if the external hard drive with NTFS format has data in, there's no need to format it to FAT32 again, just Convert NTFS to FAT32 without data loss in NTFS to FAT32 Converter, another freeware from Macrorit.
Steps of fixing error "the volume is too big for FAT32" in Macrorit Partition Expert are followed:
Another situation we might meet is that the external hard drive we use contains data and much other stuff in it. Format the whole disk will cause data loss, but there's a way to keep data and use FAT32 at the same time. Download NTFS to FAT32 Converter and follow the steps:
This error message also shows when some external hard drive, say 500GB external hard disk, need to format a partition which size is larger than 32GB to FAT32, we can't do this unless we use some disk manager, this NTFS to FAT32 converter, however, will help us to convert file system to FAT32 without formatting.
Yes, it's that easy, Download and have a try.