About Parted Magic
Parted Magic is a great live CD that you can use it directly. You can boot it from CD
or USB flash drive. This tool is designed for disk partitioning. It has two disk
partitioning tools GParted and Parted. The GParted is a graphic disk partitioning
tool, so it is easy to use. Besides those disk partitioning tools, Parted Magic has
many other tools such as partimage, testdisk, dd, ddrescue, etc. Parted Magic also
supports widely file system including ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat 32, hfs, hfs+,
jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, ocfs2, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs, zfs, etc. No matter Linux or
Windows, Parted Magic can be used. Parted Magic has snapped in Wired Network Manager
and browser, so that you can surf the internet in the emergency environment.
The best free alternative software to Parted Magic
Parted Magic can partition disk for both Linux and Windows. To use Parted Magic, you
need to boot from CD or USB flash drive first.
But now, it is a commercial software and you may need to pay at least $5. So if you
are planning to partition your Windows 10/8/7 without paying anything, you can use
some other free software to replace it.
Considering the features, here we highly recommend you AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard to
replace the Parted Magic, and there are plenty reasons for you.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is designed especially for Windows PC
operating system. It will be more professional in Windows OS disk partitioning.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free software for disk partitioning.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard supports those file systems: NTFS,
FAT32/FAT16/FAT12, it can move and clone exFAT/ReFS, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, Bitlocker,
and other file systems even they cannot be resized.
You can use the freeware directly as soon as you install it.
Actually, AOMEI Partition Assistant can do a lot of things for you. It can help you
create/resize/move/delete/format/split/ merge partitions, etc. It is also a good
system data migration software which can migrate OS from MBR Disk to SSD, migrate OS
from MBR Disk to MBR Disk, Copy Partition, Copy Disk. Besides, it can convert Data Disk between MBR and GPT
Partition Styles, Convert File System between NTFS and FAT32. What’s more,
it can recover partition, align partition, rebuild
MBR, wipe disk or partition, hide or unhide partition, check bad sector and
Now you can download and install this software, we will guide you through how to use this tool:
This free partition software has a clear graphical user interface (GUI), and it is
easy-to-use, and all of the operation steps are very simple. So, even you are a
non-technician, you can operate it alone. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant, and you
will see the whole situation of your disk and partitions.
Then, you can manage your partitions as the way you like. Most of the operations only
need a few clicks.
1. For example if you want to erase a hard drive, you can right-click on it, and choose "Wipe Hard Drive".
2. Follow the prompts to choose a wiping method.
3. At last, you can preview a operation on the main interface. Make sure all the steps are correct, and click "Apply" to commit the operation.
But if you would like to use CMD to partition disk, AOMEI
Partition Assistant 5.8 edition supports command line
AOMEI Partition Assistant is one of the best alternative to Parted Magic. It comes with various features on a user-friendly interface. You can control your storage device with ease. And you can upgrade to Proffessional edition to have some advanced features, like DoD wipe a hard drive, migrate OS from MBR disk to GPT disk, recover deleted partition.