Does TestDisk change/convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 without data loss?

TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy.

Does TestDisk change/convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 without data loss?

The answer is YES, but it is hard to do RAW partition recovery using TestDisk. When the boot sector of the NTFS/FAT32 partition has been damaged, TestDisk can repair damaged volume and then convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32. However, TestDisk is a command line utiliy and doesn't provide user interface. If you don't have technical knowledge, it will a time-consuming job to convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 using TestDisk. But there is a TestDisk alternative tool: M3 RAW Drive Recovery.

Compared with TestDisk, M3 RAW Drive Recovery provides easy-to-use UI makes operations very simple, don't require technical knowledge, it just needs 3 steps to convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 file system.

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Convert RAW drive to NTFS/FAT32 with M3 RAW Drive Recovery

Step 1: Download, install and launch M3 RAW Drive Recovery on your computer.

Convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 TestDisk

Choose the RAW file system drive (M3 RAW Drive Recovery shows it as unknown file system) you want to convert to NTFS/FAT32.

Step 2: Click Next to scan the RAW drive you want to convert to NTFS/FAT32.

Convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 TestDisk

Step 3: Check the files in RAW drive before you convert it to NTFS/FAT32.

Convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 TestDisk

Step 4: Click "Fix Drive" and then convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 file system. After that, all your data will be back.

Convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 TestDisk

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