Choosing perfect partition assistant for your traditional hard disk or SSD is a tough process. In the software market, we have tons of free and pro partition tools available. If you are looking for a high quality and decent performance oriented partition assistant definitely go for AOMEI Partition Assistant.
What Is Hard Drive Partition
Partitioning means dividing the total Hard drive into different sized blocks. These blocks are called partitions. These partitions are required by the computer to install Windows and other important files on the computer. For example, if you have and 500GB hard disk it would be possible to make one partition of the entire 500GB hard disk. Or you can make various partitions of different sizes. In my system I made my 500GB Hard disk into 3 partitions. 100GB for the Windows, 100GB for Songs and Videos and 264GB for My Stuff.
What is AOMEI Partition Assistant
A partition assistant is like a doctor to your hard disk. To get the most from your hard disk using AOMEI Partition Assistant is a good choice. AOMEI Partition Assistant contains more than 30 valuable functions, which can manage your hard disk in all aspects. Recently AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 5.2 has been upgraded to 5.5 version which includes most useful features like Windows To Go Creator-Install your customized Windows 8 or 8.1 on removable USB flash drive and migration system to SSD and supports MBR and GPT disk.
AOMEI Partition Assistant User Interface
The application has a built-in wizards that guides you through the recovery process. The main user interface carries wizards like Extended Partition Wizards, Disk Copy Wizard, Partition Copy Wizard, Migrate OS to SSD or HDD, Partition Recovery Wizard, NTFS to FAT32 Converter, Make Bootable CD Wizard and Windows To Go creator and Disk operations like Disk copy, Delete all Partitions, Wipe Hard drive, Disk Surface Test, Convert to GPT, Rebuild MBR and Properties on the left side panel.
In the middle of UI, it shows the available internal and external hard disks and memory cards list with details like File system type, capacity, used space, free space, flag, and status.
The usage is pretty simple and straight forward, on launching the application choose the desired task you want to do with you hard drive on the AOMEI user interface.
The best part of this application is it has built with “Make Bootable CD and USB wizard”. To make a bootable USB simply plug in the USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 to your computer and open the AOMEI Partition Assistant. Here select the option “Make Bootable CD and USB wizard” on the left side panel. Now the wizard opens, here select the USB drive and click “Browse” button to select Windows 8 installation file.
Here click “Proceed” to start the process. When the task is completed, you can plug the Windows 8 bootable USB drive into any computer, enter BIOS setting, and change the firmware boot order to USB first.
Features of AOMEI Partition Assistant
- Resize/Move, Merge/Split/Align, Create/Delete/Format Partitions
- Copy Disk and Partition
- Extend Partition Wizard
- Migrate OS to SSD Wizard
- Windows To Go Creator
- Recover Partitions
- Create Bootable CD and Wipe Hard Disk Drive
Overall AOMEI Partition Assistant simplify your job in all hard disk related problems. It is a very good and must have software for every Windows PC user.
AOMEI Partition Assistant 5.5 support running on Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, and 2000 ( both 32bit and 64 bit).