By Michael / Last Updated March 15, 2022

About Partition Magic

Partition Magic was developed by PowerQuest Corporation. After it was purchased by Symantec, it was renamed as Norton Partition Magic. It is popular partition software and enjoys powerful features like resize, move, merge, split and copy disks partitions with NTFS or FAT16/32 file systems.

Alternative to Partition Magic for Server 2012

On December 8, 2009, Symantec official website stated that they do not update Partition Magic any more. The server edition of Partition Magic can’t support Windows Server 2012. In such condition, you can turn to an alternative to the Partition Magic.

Here AOMEI Partition Assistant Server will be my preference out of the reasons given below:

  • Green install: There is no third-party software bundle in the installation package of AOMEI Partition Assistant Server.

  • Easy-to-use: It is with intuitive graphic user interface, making it easy to handle even for non-tech users.

  • Compatibility: Apart from Windows Server 2012, it can work with Windows Server Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2011, 2016, and 2019.

  • Full featured: It enjoys many powerful features, enabling you to manage your disks and partitions completely and roundly.

Manage Partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant Server

Read the following context to have a basic understanding of what AOMEI Partition Assistant Server can do in managing disks and partitions:

  • Merge Partitions: Combine multi-volumes together or unallocated space to another volume, is very helpful in solving C drive full issue.

  • Allocate Free Space: Allocate free space directly from one partition to partition that you want to extend.

  • Split Partitions: Directly divided one partition into two, and it is available to adjust both sizes.

  • Disk Copy Wizard: Provide two methods to copy disk without data loss, usually applied when you need to upgrade hard drive to SSD or replace drive with larger one without reinstallation OS and applications.

  • Migrate OS to SSD or HDD: Transfer the present OS partition to SSD or HDD without losing data.

  • Convert MBR disk to GPT and versa vice: It allows you to convert system disk or data disk between MBR and GPT without data loss.

After you install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Server, you can see its main interface as follows and then you can use it to mange your disks and partitions in Windows Server.