Partition Magic and its features, version history and alternatives.

What is Partition Magic? Partition Magic is originally made by PowerQuest corporation, it is the first and most famous hard drive partitioning program that can help you resize and modify existing partitions without data losing. Partition Magic ran on Microsoft Windows operating systems (only 2000 and XP, not Vista or 7) or from a bootable CD-ROM. Existing partitions could be resized without loss of data. Partition Magic Version History 1997 –PartitionMagic 3.0 released under Powerquest. (The original version of PartitionMagic) 1999 — PartitionMagic 4.0 released under Powerquest. Apr.2000 — PartitionMagic 5.0 released under Powerquest. Dec.2000– PartitionMagic 6.0 released under Powerquest. 2001 — PartitionMagic 7.0 released under Powerquest. 2002 — PartitionMagic 8.0 released under Powerquest. December 5, 2003 –Symantec acquired Powerquest. May 5, 2004 — PartitionMagic 8.0.5 released under Symantec. (no more release from then on.) On December 8, 2009, the Symantec website states, “Sorry, we no longer offer Norton Partition Magic.” Partition Magic Features Partitions … Continue reading