Nowadays, we don’t count on IT experts if they need to do something with partitions on their computer. Usually, the windows built-in disk management utility could meet most of our requirements in the daily life. But if we need to do some advanced features more than just partitioning, we would like to look some professional third-party partition software in the application market. Here we are viewing one of the best free partition software that is AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is such a powerful partitioning tool that allow you to do those basic partition options like windows disk management utility and advanced features to manage disk space safely and quickly. The intuitive interface, professional data protection technology and easy to perform the partitioning task make it gain an excellent reputation all around the world. Here we would like to divide the main functions and features in AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard to three parts according to the menu bar. They are Disk, Partition, and Wizard.
For the operations with the disk, you can copy the hard disk with two smart ways based on your requirements. One is just to copy the used space to adjust the partition quickly and another is the entire sectors to the target disk. That is to say, you can choose either a smaller destination disk or larger disk as you wish. Wipe hard drive function could prevent other people to recover your data and you can set the specify times to wipe the disk. With just one click, disk surface test feature can check the bad sectors, damaged sectors automatically and it will recommend the best way to fix the damaged sectors. Rebuild MBR allows you to boot your operating system when getting the error system missing issues. If you don’t want the partitions on your disk, you can try to delete all partitions and tick wipe all data on the hard drive if needed. With the limitation of MBR disk and the advantages of gpt disk, you can convert MBR to gpt disk without data loss. The last function under Disk is properties and it contains some basic information about your current hard drive.
As for the partitions functions, it includes the resize partition, move partition, merge partitions, format partition, delete the partition, create a partition, copy partition, split partition and wipe the partition. Since it’s the same as windows own disk utility, you can realize all the performance easily and quickly.
The Wizards list here are some simple ways instead of operating several times, including the followings:
- Disk Copy Wizard
- Partition Copy Wizard
- Extend Partition Wizard
- Migrate OS to SSD
- Partition Recovery Wizard
- Make Bootable Media
- Windows To Go Creator
From the above, AOMEI Partition Assistant is one of the easiest and reliable free partition manager for most windows users. There are six editions in the current version. Since it’s free, there are some features not available. For example, to allocate free space from one partition to another, to migrate OS from GPT/UEFI Disk to SSD, to work on windows server and so on. Those advanced features could be available in AOMEI Partition Server edition for server partition software.