If you have ever searched for a true disk partitioning software for Windows operating system, you probably are familiar with the name MiniTool Partition Wizard. And if you haven’t heard about MiniTool Partition Wizard yet, it’s certainly one of the best free partitioning software available for Windows.
Partition Wizard 9
We here at Into Windows have been recommending Partition Wizard free edition for years. Today, MiniTool released the version 9.0 of Partition Wizard with support for the latest Windows 10, and is available for download now.
Partition Wizard 9 features
Since it’s a major release, the user interface of Partition Wizard has been optimized to give it a more polished and flat look. The biggest addition to this version is perhaps the ability to migrate a version of Windows to Solid State Drive or Hard Drive in one step.
For those who haven’t used this tool before, with Partition Wizard free edition, you can create, delete, resize or move basic partition, change cluster size, copy entire partition or disk, rebuild MBR (Master Boot Record), convert file system between FAT 32 and NTFS, and convert disk style from MBR to GPT or GPT to MBR with a few mouse clicks.
One of the coolest things about Mini Tool Partition Wizard is that you can actually manage partitions without even booting into Windows, meaning you can easily resize, move or perform any other operation even when your PC fails to boot. You just need to use create bootable media feature to download required files and then create bootable USB of Mini Tool Partition Wizard. You can then boot from the same to see the familiar Partition Wizard interface.
Obviously, you can get more features by upgrading to Professional or Enterprise edition of Partition Wizard. The free edition of Partition Wizard is good enough for most users as it lacks only the ability to manage dynamic volumes.
Overall, without a doubt, it’s one of the top software available manage your hard drive for free. That said, if you’re looking for a similar software with more number of features, you should check out the AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard (free) edition as it offers all the features available in Partition Assistant Free plus Windows To Go Creator to install Windows 8/8.1/10 on a USB drive.
If you leave aside that Windows To Go Creator feature of AOMEI Partition Assistant, it’s quite difficult to choose the winner as both offer similar set of features and experience.
Partition Wizard Free download
Visit the following page to download the latest version of MiniTool Partition Wizard free edition. The size of the installer is about 30 MB.