FDISK is the oldest and most classic disk partition tool. Originally it is one kind of DOS program so it can only work in DOS. With FDISK, we can divide disk into one primary partition and multiple logical partitions. We need to format partition and allocate file systems for partitions after dividing. However, earlier FDISK has no format function so that partitioning and formatting need to be done step by step. That means more operations and more DOS orders. It's too hard for users who are not familiar with DOS orders and increases accidental operation rate. Therefore, with continuous developing, FDISK has been added with FDISK format tool besides FDISK partition tool. Recent FDISK has been improved in compatibility with operating systems, disk size, and partition size. Many users choose FDISK to manage partition.
After upgrading, FDISK has satisfied users' demands for partition management to some extent, but to control it well is not so easy. Take FDISK format tool for example,
we need to input very long orders to format partition. Meanwhile, orders should be exactly right or it will cause troubles. Though FDISK format tool helps us format partition, it is too difficult for common users. It will take a long time to master FDISK format tool completely. "C:\format" is the simplest order of format tool. With this kind of way to format partition, we cannot set drive letter, file system, and cluster size, etc. It also takes very long time. It is strongly suggested to use MiniTool Partition Wizard that has graphical interface and simpler operation.
MiniTool Partition Wizard makes partition formatting easier and faster From this screenshot, we can see the graphical interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard is rather suitable for modern computer users' habits. We only need mouse-click to finish all work and there is no need to worry about complex orders of FDISK format tool. Besides, compared with FDISK format tool, MiniTool Partition Wizard has better compatibility. It supports major 32-bit/64-bit PC operating systems and server operating systems such as Windows XP/7, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, as well as hard drives with common ports like IDE, ATA, STATA, SCSI. The newest version MiniTool Partition Wizard 7.0 developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. has been added with functions of managing dynamic disk.
This is interface of Format Volume in MiniTool Partition Wizard 7.0. Clear and visualized interface helps us finish format work in a short time.
To sum up, MiniTool Partition Wizard is not only alternative to FDISK, but has already surpassed FDISK and become indispensable partition magic.
FDISK format tool is just one part of FDISK tools. Similarly, format function is only one part of MiniTool Partition Wizard functions, too. MiniTool Partition Wizard provides us with daily needed partition management functions that most of the FDISK tools cannot do. Please visit official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ of MiniTool Partition Wizard for more information.