Parted Magic :Clone, Securely erase, Rescue data, expand & shrink hard drive partitions

Parted Magic is a quality and platform independent solution for formatting disks, which could easily have done everyone. It is a LiveCD distribution that could run both the CD, and from USB. Parted Magic works with 16 filesystems (AUFS, Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, FAT16, FAT32, HFS, HFS +, JFS, LinuxSwap, NTFS, OCFS2, ReiserFS, Reiser4, XFS and ZFS) without problems partitsiite convert from one to another without data loss.

Another advantage of the program is full support for Windows Vista, so users with the latest Microsoft operating system will need to seek something different to manage disk partitions. The tool supports all standard operations with units such as resizing or moving them, check them for bad sectors and errors, formats them into a user specified file system, etc.

Parted Magic comes with many more useful applications: a tool to recover lost data, archive, software for recording disks, mount manager, text editor and many others The full list of available tools by category you can see here. 43MB never gave to both. In this space meets Parted Magic 4.6 applications that are essential to create, delete and restore partitions and disk images.

Graph partition manager, file manager, Disk Recovery, CD burner and DVD ISO image editor are some of the tools present in this tiny Linux distribution. And all accompanied by a graphical environment friendly and easy to use, despite being only in English. Parted Magic also includes Web and FTP browser, text editor, calculator, and even a small utility to create a USB to boot from Parted Magic

  • Format internal and external hard drives.
  • Move, copy, create, delete, expand & shrink hard drive partitions.
  • Clone your hard drive, to create a full backup.
  • Test hard drives for impending failure.
  • Test memory for bad sectors.
  • Benchmark your computer for a performance rating.
  • Securely erase your entire hard drive, wiping it clean from all data.
  • Gives access to non-booting systems allowing you to rescue important data.
  • Runs from the CD, no install required.