Drives are storage devices where the data on computer systems are stored and vary significantly in size, capacity, and type. For instance, there are memory cards, IDE drives, SATA Drives and USB portable drives just to mention a few. Drives require formatting to prepare the tracks before the first use. It is also used to quickly erase data on a drive so it can be used for another purpose. Although the Windows operating system has an inbuilt utility for formatting drives, this application performs the tasks better and also has many additional functions.
So what makes this tool better than the inbuilt Windows formatting program? This program goes above and beyond merely formatting drives, it can also repair common errors that are found on hard drives that prevent them from formatting properly. For instance, it can restore drive capacity errors and also fixes damaged and corrupt drives. These added functions make this program format drives that failed formatting on Windows. The interface of the program is simple, it lists the drives found the system and gives the user the option to choose the drive label, and perform a full or quick format.
Any DRIVE Formatter is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in hard disk utilities category and is available to all software users as a free download.