Open Source Partition Magic Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Partition Magic is GParted, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Partition Magic and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Partition Magic are gnome-disk-utility (Free, Open Source), KDE Partition Manager (Free, Open Source), ALT Linux Rescue (Free, Open Source) and Logical Volume Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 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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      Almost everyone thinks GParted is a great alternative to Partition Magic.
    2. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.
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    3. 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.
    4. 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.
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    5. 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.


      No longer updated. Last version, 0.19, was released in November 2006.

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