GNU fdisk Alternatives

    GNU fdisk is described as 'fdisk is a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions. It includes an ncurses disk partitioning utility called "cfdisk"' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are nine alternatives to GNU fdisk for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is GParted, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU fdisk are EaseUS Partition Master (Freemium), gnome-disk-utility (Free, Open Source), KDE Partition Manager (Free, Open Source) and Disks (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. GParted is a GTK+ frontend to GNU Parted and the official GNOME Partition Editor application. It is used for creating, deleting, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.
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      fdisk has more options to edit the device such as writing an MBR as a major one whereas GParted just let's you change the table.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    2. EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition is a free disk partitioning utility that offers a range of powerful functions such as resizing partitions, copying partitions, creating new partitions, deleting partitions, formatting partitions, converting partitions, exploring partitions...


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    3. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.
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    4. KDE Partition Manager is a utility program to help you manage the disk devices, partitions and file systems on your computer. It allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions.
    5. A GNOME utility for dealing with storage devices. - Create and restore disk images. Perform low-level copies and attach disk images as virtual loop devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GNU Parted manipulates partition tables. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, copying data on hard disks and disk imaging.
    6. blivet-gui is a graphical tool for storage management that uses blivet library.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gpart is a tool which tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the primary partition table in sector 0 is damaged, incorrect or deleted. The guessed table can be written to a file or device.
    7. diskpart is a command-line hard disk partitioning utility included in versions of the Windows NT operating system line from Windows 2000 onwards, replacing fdisk which was used in MS-DOS based operating systems.
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