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Thread: What's the difference between FAT32 and Extended FAT File System ?

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    What's the difference between FAT32 and Extended FAT File System ?

    I am looking for a proper difference between FAT and exFAT system. I cannot find a valid difference between both. I want to know that does exFAT replaces FAT or simply it is a kind of entirely new partition. What are the limitations and benefits of new. Will it be possible to run some older applications on the same.

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    ExFAT is recommended for those system where you cannot use NTFS file system. Those who are looking for a bit higher performance and better output they can use exfat in place of old fat file system format. You can read more about that on wikipedia.

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