Samsung Magician software is designed by Samsung Electronics for helping users to manage their Samsung SSDs easily. This Samsung SSD manager is intended for use with Samsung SSD 470 Series, 830 Series, 840 EVO Series and 850 EVO Series. You can use the Samsung Magician to test the performance of your SSD to check whether it is working normally and running well. It can maximum the performance and capacity and reliability of Samsung SSD and it supports Windows XP/Vista/7/8, both 32bit and 64bit. However, the Samsung Magician supports Windows 10 system for a short time, there are many limitations, and it can only be used on Samsung solid state drive. If you have an SSD, which isn’t Samsung SSD, you can not use the Samsung Magician to optimize for it. Well, is there a software that can replace Samsung Magician? Actually, yes, there is. The AOMEI Partition Assistant is a free alternative to Samsung Magician.
The best free alternative to Samsung Magician
The software, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a good disk manager for both HDD and SSD. It supports Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and the latest Windows 10. But, the most important is that the AOMEI Partition Assistant allows other brands of SSDs besides Samsung SSD.
AOMEI Partition Assistant is a good disk manager and it is the best free alternative to Samsung Magician. Besides the basic partition functions like resize partition, create partition, format partition, you can upgrade to its Professional edition to get more advanced features, like Partition Alignment, which can help you optimize the performance of your Samsung SSD.
Align SSD partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional
SSD users know that if the partitions on SSD are not aligned, the performance of SSD will not reach the best point. Thus, the Samsung Magician is designed for optimizing the Samsung SSDs. Partition Alignment of AOMEI Partition Assistant is designed for optimizing all kinds of SSDs including Samsung SSDs and other brands’. You can use the Partition Alignment to make the SSD 4k alignment to get better performance. Otherwise, even a small file would take a lot of sectors, which may affect the working of SSD.
To align the partition of SSD, you can do the following steps. Before doing that, you can check partition first because you do not want to align SSD with bad sectors. Download the demo version of AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to have a try!
Step 1. Install and launch it, you will see the main interface of this software with the basic environment of your disks. Click the partition which you want to optimize first, and select Partition Alignment under the Advanced tab.
Step 2. It will pop out a window that you can set partition alignment for your SSD. Here, you can check whether the partition has already been optimized. If it has been optimized, it will show you a word that “The current partition is already optimized thus there’s no need to align it again”. Thus, you can choose another partition for optimizing.
But if the partition has not yet been optimized, you won’t see the word, and it will show you a window with no reminding like the following screenshot, then, you can select 4096 sector at the drop-down menu in order to reach the 4K alignment to get the best performance of SSD.
Step 3. Click Apply at the toolbar to submit the operations.
Wait a minute, it will finish the job. And the function of your SSD is optimized by AOMEI Partition Assistant. This software can be the best disk partition for SSD. It can manage your HDD or SSD without so many limitations. And it can optimize the SSD or HDD under the Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 system environment. You can optimize SSD when you copy partition/disk, or migrate OS to SSD, or other operations for managing your SSD.