About Powerquest Partition Magic
Partition Magic is originally developed by PowerQuest Corporation but now owned by Symantec and renamed as Norton Partition Magic. It is one of the best-known hard disk drive partition management programs which lets you quickly and easily resize, move, merge partitions on your hard disk without destroying existing data. Partition Magic will make your hard disk more efficient and provide greater security for your data.
Does "Norton Partition Magic 9" exist?
If you have learned more about Partition Magic, you can find that the final version is Norton Partition Magic 8.0.5, released by Symantec on May 5, 2004. Therefore, Partition Magic 9, named by users, is just a synonym for partition manager software.
Latest Partition Magic 9 Software
As Partition Magic alternative, Partition Assistant is an ALL-IN-ONE magic partition solution and reliable disk management utility. It perform basic and advanced functions to maintain computer performance and maximize utilization of storages, including create, delete, format, resize, move, split, merge, copy partitions, allocate free space, extend NTFS system partition without rebooting, copy disk without reinstalling Windows, convert FAT partition to NTFS and much more... As the latest Partition Magic 9 software, it works well with Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011 and Windows Home Server 2011, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows 7 (SP1 included), Vista, XP, 32 bit and 64 bit systems.
Magic Partition Solution:
Improved! Resize and move partition without losing data to optimize computer performance.
Hot extend NTFS system partition without rebooting to minimize computer downtime.
New! Safely Merge two partitions or just merge unallocated space to a partition.
New! Split one big partition into two or more for different usages.
New! Allocate free space from one partition to another easily.
Copy partition - migrate Windows system and backup your data.
New! Create more partitions as you wish even without unallocated space.
New! Convert primary to logical partition and vice versa.
Disk Management Utility:
Copy disk - upgrade or replace hard drive without reinstalling Windows and applications.
Directly delete all partitions on a disk.
Wipe hard drive to erase sensitive data on a disk.
Disk surface test to check and find bad sectors.
Three Built-in Wizards:
Disk Copy Wizard
Partition Copy Wizard
Extend Partition Wizard
Enhanced data protection technique to keep data safe and intact.
Any changes can be previewed before applying to your disks.
Support all hardware RAID, such as RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, etc.
Support FAT, FAT32 and NTFS file systems.
Support MBR disk up to 2TB and GPT disk up to 4TB (New!).
Support most HDD standards, VMware virtual disk and multiple removable storage devices.
Support Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011, and Windows Home Server 2011 (New!).
Support the latest Windows 8 Consumer Preview (New!), Windows 7 (SP1 included), Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 Professional.
You can download Partition Magic 9 software free trial to test and experience its magic.