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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 a partition manager 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, GNOME Disks, KDE Partition Manager and Disks.

GNU fdisk alternatives are mainly Partition Managers but may also be Disk Cloning Tools or Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNU fdisk.
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    GParted

    • Linux
    35 alternatives to GParted 

    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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    1.  PortableGParted can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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.

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    EaseUS Partition Master

    • Windows
    46 alternatives to EaseUS Partition Master 

    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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    GNOME Disks

    • Linux
    37 alternatives to GNOME Disks 

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

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    KDE Partition Manager

    29 alternatives to 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 allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions.

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    Disks

    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Disks 

    A GNOME utility for dealing with storage devices.

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    GNU Parted

    13 alternatives to GNU Parted 

    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. The package contains a library, libparted, as well as well as a command-line frontend, parted, which can...

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    blivet-gui

    25 alternatives to blivet-gui 

    blivet-gui is a graphical tool for storage management that uses blivet library.

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    gpart

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to gpart 

    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.

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    Diskpart

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    29 alternatives to Diskpart 

    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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    1.  PortableDiskpart can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceDiskpart either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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