For hard disk partitioning
, Partition Magic
is commonly used. For creation as well as for modification of partitions, the utility which runs on Windows platform is very useful. There are, however, many free alternatives
to Partition Magic
. These open source partitioning
have the same functionality as that of Partition Magic
but the best part is that they are free
. One can download them easily and enjoy the fruits of the free alternative
partition ware. The popular partitioning programs in this category are GParted
, GParted LiveCD, Ranish Partition Manager, Parted Magic LiveCD
, Partition Logic
Partition Manager, Partition resizer
and Fdisk tool.
Today there are several free alternative programs you can use to partition your disk, providing same outstanding features as Partition Magic.
Here is a selection of the best free or open source partitioning software:
- GParted LiveCD:
- Parted Magic LiveCD:
- Ranish Partition Manager:
- Partition Logic:
- EASEUS Partition Manager:
- Partition resizer(MS-Dos):
- FDisk GNU/Linux: natively included in all GNU/Linux distributions
Published by jak58
Latest update on November 1, 2012 at 09:46 AM by Jeff.