The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of
GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while
featuring other useful software (e.g. Partimage, TestDisk,
Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, etc…) and an
excellent set of info to benefit the user. An extensive collection
of file system tools are also included, as Parted Magic supports
the following: btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+,
jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, and xfs. Parted Magic requires at
least a i586 processor and 312MB of RAM to operate or 175MB in
Format internal and external hard drives. Move, copy, create, delete, expand & shrink hard drive partitions. Clone your hard drive, to create a full backup. Test hard drives for impending failure. Test memory for bad sectors. Benchmark your computer for a performance rating. Securely erase your entire hard drive, wiping it clean from all data. Gives access to non-booting systems allowing you to rescue important data. Runs from the CD, no install required.
PartedMagic has the tools to get the job done. With the Partition Editor you can re-size, copy, and move partitions. You can grow or shrink your C: drive. Create space for new operating systems. Attempt data rescue from lost partitions.
PartedMagic allows you to easily reset or change Windows passwords. Recover lost files. Rescue files from devices with disk read errors.
Clone a computer’s entire disk or a single partition. The cloned data could be saved as an image-file or as a duplicated copy of the data. The data could then be saved to a locally attached storage device, an SSH server, a Samba Server, or a Network File System share. The clone file can then be used to restore the original when needed.
PartedMagic comes with easy to use solutions for conventional overwrite. Internal Secure Erase. Wiping of only Free Space.
All the benchmarking tools you would ever need! Bonnie++, IOzone, Hard Info, System Stability Tester, mprime, and stress.
No Installation Required!
PartedMagic is a stand alone Linux operating system. Runs from a CD or USB drive. Nothing installed.
Disk Partitioning Software?
Disk partitioning divides a hard disk into multiple storage units referred to as partitions. A physical disk with multiple partitions is useful for running more than one operating system. Each Partition may use a different file system.
SSD Secure Erase?
When Parted Magic Secure Erase is issued against a SSD drive, all of its cells will be marked as empty.
A benchmark program tests the relative performance of computer by running a number of standard tests and trials against it.