Partition Magic Windows 10 Free
Partition Magic is a very famous disk partition management software for Windows. Recently many people ask me similar questions, for example: is Partition Magic compatible with Windows 10, can I create Partition Magic bootable disk if it does not support Windows 10. If Partition Magic doesn’t work on Windows 10, any recommendations? So in this article I want to introduce Partition Magic on Windows 10.
About Partition Magic
Partition Magic is a computer program for partition management from Power Quest corporation, which was acquired by Symantec in 2003. This program runs on Microsoft Windows Operating Systems or from a bootable CD-ROM. Partition Magic is compatible with Windows NT, 98, ME, 2000, and XP desktop editions.
May 5, 2004 — PartitionMagic 8.0.5 was 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.”
To manage disk partitions on Windows 10, you need Partition Magic alternative.
Free Partition Magic alternative for Windows 10
Norton Partition Magic is commercial and you need to buy, but in Windows 10, there is free partition manager software for you: NIUBI Partition Editor Free Edition.
NIUBI Partition Editor Free Edition is the most popular free partition manager software for Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP (32 & 64 bit). It provides basic partition management to create, delete, format partition, change drive letter, etc. Advanced management to resize/move existing partition without data loss, copy, hide, set active, convert, defrag, check partition and much more.
What does the free partition magic software do?
Resize existing partitions safely and easily. Extend NTFS partition without rebooting.
Create, Delete, Format, Explorer, Copy partition. Change partition label, Change drive letter, Set Active partition.
Partition defragment, Fix file system error, Scan bad sectors, Initialize disk, view disk/partition properties.
Disk Partition Conversion
Convert GPT disk to MBR, Convert Logical partition from/to Primary, Convert NTFS partition to FAT32.
Create bootable CD/DVD/USB disc to do disk partition management without installing (included in Pro).
Hide partition, Set read-only attribute, wipe disk, partition, Unallocated to prevent recovering.
Best free partition manager for Windows 10
Due to the data protection ability, fast partition resizing ability, easy to use and variety of disk partition management ability, NIUBI Partition Editor Free Edition is recommended as the best free partition manager for Windows 10. Similar with but much powerful than Partition Magic, you can use this software completely free. Top reasons listed by the users why NIUBI Partition Editor is recommended:
Enhanced Data Protection
NIUBI Partition Editor is the ONLY program that can ensure 100% data safety while resizing volumes.
Unique file-moving algorithm helps resize partition 30% to 300% faster than ANY other tools.
Extend NTFS Partition Online
Expand NTFS partition without rebooting computer to reduce offline time.
To avoid mistake, all operations are listed in virtual mode before executing.
Most of your disk partition maintenance requirements can be fulfilled.
Multiple Storage Supported
Hard disk, Hyper-V/VMware, USB disk, memory cards, all types of hardware RAID are all supported.