Recover FAT32 Partition Mac – Simple and Quick

Updated on March 29, 2022

If you are trying to recover deleted or lost data from FAT 32 Mac volumes, then Remo Recover Mac is the best-suited tool for the job. It is built with an advanced scan engine that scans every sector of the drive to get back deleted FAT 32 volume. This tool is integrated with a streamlined user interface, which makes the recovery process easy on any Mac operating system. Download the tool now and start recovering data from FAT 32 volumes on Mac.


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A FAT is defined as a File Allocation Table on Mac which is similar to the Windows OS. This FAT 32 Partition on Mac is most suited for external storage drives like USB drives, Memory cards, etc. A FAT 32 file system is a successor of the FAT file system which is more enhanced in storage capacity and speed compared to the previous FAT file system. Sometimes due to unexpected reasons, data loss might occur in FAT 32 volume on Mac. In this article, we will discuss how to recover data from the FAT 32 partition on Mac.

Can FAT 32 be read by Mac?

Yes, a 100% yes Mac flawlessly supports FAT 32 file systems. This is why the majority of the brand-new external hard drives are by default formatted with the FAT 32 file system. This also means that you can definitely recover data from FAT 32 volumes on your Mac.

How to Recover FAT 32 Partition on Mac

Any existing Mac volume with a FAT32 file system can be formatted by using the built-in Disk Utility tool on a Mac system. Formatting a volume completely wipes off any data currently stored on that volume. Hence before formatting or re-formatting any drive, the first thing is to make sure you take a backup of all important data from that volume.

Only if you have not added any data volume to the drive from which partition loss has taken place. You can restore the FAT 32 partition on Mac by making use of Partition recovery software called Remo Recover Mac.

Remo Recover Mac is a powerful software to recover lost or deleted Partition on Mac. This tool is built with a read-only mode that can retrieve the FAT 32 partition on Mac, without altering the original contents on the Mac. It can detect more than 300 file types and additionally, it supports data recovery from exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, APFS, HFS, HFS+, exFAT file systems.

Steps to Recover Fat32 Volume on Mac

Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover on your Mac system and launch it to open main screen. Select Recover Volumes / Drives option.

Restoring FAT32 Partition MAC - Main Screen

Step 2: Select Volume Recovery option from the next screen.

Restore FAT32 Partition MAC - Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: Select the physical drive from where the partition is to be recovered and click Next.

Retrieve FAT32 Partition MAC - Select Drive

Step 4: Once the recovery process is completed, the list of recovered partition data shall be displayed.

MAC FAT32 Partition Recovery - Recovered Data

Step 5: Finally, click on the Save option to get back the recovered FAT 32 Partition data to the desired location.

Tips to Avoid Partition FAT 32 Loss in Future

  • Tips to Avoid Partition FAT 32 Loss in Future.
  • Always take a backup of your important data from FAT 32 volume, to avoid data loss in the future.
  • Do not save any new data, after losing the data from FAT 32 volume on Mac.
  • Always take a backup of your data from the FAT 32 drive before formatting it using Disk Utility.
  • Do not abruptly eject the drive on your MacBook.