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Screenshots: Five Apps for managing disk partitions

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5. GParted

Despite being a Linux-based application, GParted can work easily with Windows NTFS partitions, allowing for resize and move operations with no data-loss. This is all thanks to the Linux NTFS-3G NTFS filesystem driver, which gives tools like GParted the access it needs to touch Windows volumes effectively. You can also change boot and active partition flags as needed.

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