By AOMEI / Last Updated July 29, 2020

Partition Magic is one of the most popular partition software produced by Symantec on December 5, 2003. You can use it to create, delete, format partition and other operation. But now Partition Magic is owned by Symantec. After PowerQuest Corporation transferred the ownership to Symantec, Partition Magic hasn’t upgraded for many years.

The latest edition of Partition Magic 8 only can be compatible with Windows NT, 95/98, ME, 2000, and XP, but can not support Windows vista, 7, 8 and Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2011, 2012, let alone 64 bit version of these systems.

So if you want to manage your hard drive, it is recommending to use a Partition Managic alternative tool for Windows 64 Bit systems.

The best Partition Magic Altertive for Windows 10, 8, 7

You can free download AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, which is is one of the best Partition Magic alternative freeware that allows you to create, resize, format, merge partition in Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista operating system. With its amazing features, you can easily have control over your hard drives, SSD, USB drive, SD card, and so on.

And it owns user-friendly interface that simplifies all operation. Even a computer beginner can understand this tool, and finish a operation in a few steps.

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How to manage a hard drive with Partition Magic 64 bit alternative?

Download AOMEI Partition Assistant, next, we will how to manage a hard drive with it.

Shrink a partition

Step 1: Launch the Partition Assistant. You can see the information of all disks and partitions. Right-click on the partition you want to change its size, and choose "Resize Partition".

Resize Partition System Shrink

Step 2: Drag the drive leftward to shrink a volume. and click "OK".

Shrink System Partition

Step 3: In the main interface, tick "Apply" and "Proceed" to execute the operation.

Proceed Resize System Shrink

And you can see the space you shrank became unallocated. And you can use the unallocated space to create a new partition or to extend a adjacent partition.

Drag To Extend D Drive

As for extending a partition, there has to be an adjacent unallocated space after the partition. And shrink a partition is a method to have unallocated space. If it is not closed to the partition you want to extend, the Partition Magic alternative tool can help you to move a partition.

Move a Partition

Step 1: As you can see, D drive is on the middle of C drive and the unallocated space. Here just right-cli on the D drive and choose "Resize/Move Partition".

Move Partition D

Step 2: Drag the D drive to the right end in the small window, and click "OK".

Drag To Right

Step 3: Now you can extend the C drive. Just open the "Resize Partition" program.

Extend C Drive

Step 4: And extend the C drive by drag to border.

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Step 5: At last, click "Apply" to commit the operation.

Apply

AOMEI Partition is a realiable and all-in-one Partition Magic altertive for Windows 64 Bit. It can work on Windows on Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, and Vista and other Windows systems (Both 32 Bit and 64 Bit). There is AOMEI Partition Assistant Server designed for Windows Server, including Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019.

And you can upgrade to Professional edition, it also helps you to allocate free space, convert MBR to GPT disk, and change FAT32 to NTFS file system without data loss, and so on.