exFAT stands for Extended File Allocation Table and it is the advanced version of FAT32 file system. It is designed for flash drives like memory cards, USB devices, etc. It supports storing more files in each directory compared to FAT32. First released with Windows CE 6.0 and then with Windows Vista SP1.
It supports media devices like portable media players, flat panel TVs etc. Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.5, Mac OS X Lion etc., supports exFAT. Windows XP requires a system driver update (KB955704), which is free of cost from Microsoft website for the exFAT support.
exFAT overcomes the problem of free disk space calculation and fragmentation. Scenarios wherein the NTFS file system is not suitable, exFAT is used. exFAT is also known as FAT64 sometimes. exFAT file system driver provides options to format the external devices as exFAT file system, cluster bitmap for faster allocation, contiguous on-disk layout, faster file access through per-file contiguous bit etc.
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Memory card is the a popular and easy way to store media files in portable flash memory devices like mobiles, media players, digital cameras, etc. Memory cards are connected to Windows and Mac OS using FAT file system. If files are missing from your memory card format then don't stress out. Use Remo Recovery application and get back the lost / missing files in few clicks.
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