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ext4, ntfs,exfat,fat32 for microsd card what should i use ?

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By deutsh, Senior Member on 28th January 2014, 11:29 AM
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29th January 2014, 11:52 PM |#11  
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There is no "best" filesystem, they are all optimized, to some extent, for different things.

Without lots more info, fat32 is relatively efficient and has far and away the best compatibility. For most users the compatibility makes it the winner.
 
 
30th January 2014, 10:35 PM |#12  
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Hi... I try the ntfs but.... But its incompatible with android.... So sad

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31st January 2014, 05:51 AM |#13  
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NTFS is an windows-filesystem, and is only write- and readable on windows. Yes. linux can read it, but needs secial drivers for that and isn't realy fast. It is the worst filesystem for android or linux.

Use fat32 and ready!
Its fast, its compatible, and can be used in/ with most devices. The only disadvantage for you will be the filesize-maximum (4 GB).
31st January 2014, 04:14 PM |#14  
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Originally Posted by SaschaBr

NTFS is an windows-filesystem, and is only write- and readable on windows. Yes. linux can read it, but needs secial drivers for that and isn't realy fast. It is the worst filesystem for android or linux.

Use fat32 and ready!
Its fast, its compatible, and can be used in/ with most devices. The only disadvantage for you will be the filesize-maximum (4 GB).

O.K. I'll take your advice but I have a little question "how could I protect the micro sdcard from damage ? I suffered from a damge of micro sdcard several times.

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31st January 2014, 04:38 PM |#15  
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Until now I never had an damaged sd-card. And if it will happen, I have an backup of my important data. So I simply will buy a new one and play back this backup. Nothing is forever.

EDIT:
Ok, this 64 GB-SD-Cards are not realy cheap, but under normal conditions it won't faile for a long time, whatever filesystem you will use.
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31st January 2014, 10:24 PM |#16  
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Thanks for everyone ....indeed

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7th September 2015, 09:44 AM |#17  
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Hi,

Fat32 is universal partition for your music, ,video etc....
ext3 ext4 are used for android/unix/linux application storage...
be careful while partitioning you SD card...
read it before executing partiotion....
""forums.androidcentral.com/general-help-how/85809-tutorial-everything-you-wanted-know-about-app2sd-ext3-ext4-partitions.html[/url]"

-rkk

hey buddy,

can u tell me i going to partition of memory card for music nd video i'll use FAT32 but second partition what should i do..ext3 or ext4 i ma using motorola g3 stock android is supported ext4 partition on android 5.1.1 or not cz plz tell me .

thanks in advance
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hey buddy,

can u tell me i going to partition of memory card for music nd video i'll use FAT32 but second partition what should i do..ext3 or ext4 i ma using motorola g3 stock android is supported ext4 partition on android 5.1.1 or not cz plz tell me .

thanks in advance

Android supports Ext4 so I'd rather use Ext4 than Ext3
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7th September 2015, 06:59 PM |#19  
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Angry
you can format it by Fat32
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