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, reiser4, and xfs. Parted Magic requires at least a i586 processor and 312MB of RAM to operate or 175MB in “Live” mode.
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 performace 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.
Parted Magic 6.5 8/1/11
Added programs: whiptail-0.52.11, plzip_0.7, pxz-4.999.9beta.20091201git, partclone-utils_0.1.
Parted Magic 6.4 7/30/11
Updated programs: firefox-5.0, pbzip2-1.1.4, epdfview-0.1.8, linux-3.0, gparted-0.9.0, clonezilla-1.2.9-19, lilosetup-0.2.9, pbzip2-1.1.5.
New features: Added “KILL Nouveau” option to failsafe menu so the nv driver
is used instead. Adding “clonezilla” to the kernel command line brings you right into Clonezilla. SMP support was removed from the i486 kernel.
Bugs fixed: Most Radeon issues have been resolved. Some additional Mobile4 issues resolved. Downloads