Screenshots: Five free apps to simplify partition tasks
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Most modern operating systems contain built-in tools forrncreating, deleting, or resizing partitions. But many users find thatrnthird-party tools make these types of tasks easier, since such tools might notrnhave the same limitations as a native partition management utility. Here arernseveral good partition managers, which won’t cost you a dime.
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MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition
This tool offers options for rebuilding the MBR, copying a disk, andrneven doing a disk surface test.
EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition
Among the most useful features are a disk cloning wizard and a wizard that lets you migrate an OS to anrnalternate location.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition
This tool has all the basics covered and offers lots of wizards tornhelp with common tasks, such as a partitionrnrecovery wizard, an NTFS to FAT32 converter, and even a tool to migrate yourrncomputer’s operating system to SSD.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition is free; anrnupgrade to the professional edition is available for $36.
Paragon Partition Manager Free Edition (64-bit)
This application might do a good job of preventing someonernwho doesn’t know much about partitions from making any critical mistakes, butrnit probably isn’t the best option for IT professionals.
Macrorit Disk Partition Expert Free
Macrorit offers plenty of nice extras, including a diskrndefragmenter, a volume checker, and a disk surface test. It also includes somernvolume-level tools that allow you to do things such as explore or wipe a volume.