Alternatives to Parted Magic for all platforms with any license

  • GParted icon


    Extremely powerful partition manager. Copy, clone partitions. Can also resize NTFS Windows partitions.

    Open Source Linux

  • SystemRescueCd icon


    SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

  • gnome-disk-utility icon


    Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

    Open Source Linux

  • Disk Utility icon

    Disk Utility

    Disk Utility is the name of a utility created by Apple for performing disk-related tasks in Mac OS X. These tasks include: the...

    Commercial Mac

  • Paragon Partition Manager icon

    Paragon Partition Manager

    Reliable partitioning software to create, resize, copy, format, remove partitions – perform any hard disk partitioning operations....

    Free Personal Windows

  • Acronis Disk Director icon

    Acronis Disk Director

    Acronis Disk Director is a set of powerful tools that work together to optimize your disk usage, and protect your data. Create and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Active@ Partition Manager icon

    Active@ Partition Manager

    You may create, delete, format and name partitions on your computer without shutting down the system. Portable partition utility: you...

    Free Windows

  • AOMEI Partition Assistant icon

    AOMEI Partition Assistant

    AOMEI Partition Assistant is a disk partition management software which has earned good reputation among worldwide users. It comes...

    Freemium Windows

  • ALT Linux icon

    ALT Linux

    ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus packages repository

    Open Source Linux

  • Stellar Partition Manager icon

    Stellar Partition Manager

    Stellar Partition Manager is a disk utility software which conveniently manages partitions including the BOOT volume on your Mac OS X...

    Commercial Mac

  • PartitionGuru icon


    Free version is not able to convert a dynamic disk to a basic disk. PartitionGuru can recognize dynamic disks and operate them just as...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Finnix icon


    Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on...

    Open Source Linux

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  • KDE Partition Manager icon

    KDE Partition Manager

    KDE Partition Manager is a utility program to help you manage the disk devices, partitions and file systems on your computer. It...

    Open Source Linux

  • Partition Magic icon

    Partition Magic Discontinued

    PartitionMagic WAS a computer program for hard disk drive partitioning. The program was running on Microsoft Windows operating systems...

    Commercial Windows

  • iPartition icon


    Whether you’re trying to install the latest version of Mac OS X; or an older version to test your latest release; or you want to...

    Commercial Mac

  • Diskpart icon


    diskpart is a command-line hard disk partitioning utility included in versions of the Windows NT operating system line from Windows...

    Free Windows

  • Macrorit Disk Partition Expert

    Macrorit Disk Partition Expert Free Edition is powerful free partition software allows you to extend partition (especially for system...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Logical Volume Manager Discontinued

    LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large...

    Open Source Linux

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  • Partition Logic icon

    Partition Logic

    Partition Logic is a free hard disk partitioning and data management tool. It can create, delete, erase, format, defragment, resize...

    Free Windows

Parted Magic Comments

Great but no longer free

Positive Comment by tarberry
about Parted Magic Mar 2016

I still use this software even after Patrick put up what was then a controversial paywall. I'd like to see a true alternative come about but that may take more work than other people are willing to put in.


Yes, the power of parted magic is the suit of tools (gparte ...

Comment by mocky
about Parted Magic Jun 2011

Yes, the power of parted magic is the suit of tools (gparted is the principal but... the rest of tools are very utils)


A must have tool for any IT tech. It works reliably and ea ...

Comment by BrianG
about Parted Magic Jun 2011

A must have tool for any IT tech. It works reliably and easy to use. Uses a bootable disk that works in any environment. I used on XP and no problems. Highly recommend. Plus it has other tools that are successful. Gparteded I think is virtually the same with less tools.