Open Source Parted Magic AlternativesPartition Managers & Disk Cloning Tools like Parted Magic
Rescuezilla is a free, easy-to-use hard drive disk cloning and imaging application that boots as a live USB. Rescuezilla is fully interoperable with Clonezilla . This means that backups created by Clonezilla can be restored with Rescuezilla...
- - Rescuezilla is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Parted Magic.
- - Rescuezilla is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Parted Magic.
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.
Comments about GParted as a Alternative to Parted Magic
Yes, Parted Magic is a Linux distribution, but "GParted Live" is also available as a Linux distribution not just as an application. Though Parted Magic has gigabytes worth of tools, but GParted Live is 366MB focusing on the partition manager.5
Parted magic is a linux distribution, not simply a piece of software0
Open-source partition and disk imaging, cloning and recovery solution with multicast support to clone 40+ computers simultaneously.
Redo Rescue can backup and restore an entire system in minutes, with a point-and-click interface anyone can use. Bare metal restore to a new, blank drive and be up and running in minutes. Supports saving to and restoring from local disks or shared network drives.
- - Redo Rescue is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Parted Magic.
SystemRescue is a Linux system rescue toolkit available as a bootable medium for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions.
Comments about SystemRescue as a Alternative to Parted Magic
Like Parted Magic, this is a Linux distribution packed with utilities. Some the same or similar. Critically missing, however, is Clonezilla. It includes a similar utility but that utility warns that its NTFS support is weak and not very trustworthy.2
Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.
GNOME Disks Features
Comments about GNOME Disks as a Alternative to Parted Magic
Unbootable, only package for existing OS, requires to e.g. own Linux to run.4
Parted Magic is a live distro with a set of utilities that includes a partition editor, gnome-disk-utility is just a partition editor.3
Parted Magic is complete, bootable operating environment for partition work and system recovery. Gnome-disk-utility is a piece of software that needs to be installed on an existing OS.1
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.
Comments about KDE Partition Manager as a Alternative to Parted Magic
Parted Magic is complete, bootable operating environment for partition work and system recovery. The KDE Partition Manager is a piece of software that needs to be installed on an existing OS.0
Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian GNU/Linux. You can use it to mount and manipulate hard drives and partitions, monitor networks, rebuild boot records, install other...
ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based, APT-managed operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus package repository branches. ALT Linux Rescue is, well, the disaster recovery tool.
ALT Linux Features
Ikki Boot is a Live DVD/USB multiboot which aims troubleshooting, disk partitioning, rescue, backup and restore data.
LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large ones. The term "volume" refers to a disk drive or partition thereof.
Logical Volume Manager FeaturesDiscontinued
No longer updated. Last version, 0.19, was released in November 2006.