Before installing operating system and software, we need to format hard disk. Only after that, hard disk can be used to store information. When formatting hard disk at the first time, we often appoint partition size according to our experience or will. As we continuously use hard disk, a certain partition may be out of space, bringing some troubles. For example, some HD movie or lossless music lovers often assign a partition to store media files, but with more and more good files storing on this partition, this partition will be out of space. At this time, if we do not want to store new video files or music files to another partition, we have to delete some old files which cost us much energy. It is so annoyed. Generally, to increase partition size can solve this problem. However, if we want to increase partition size, we have to format hard disk. Formatting partition means all files stored on this partition will be lost, and I believe nobody is wiling to see this result. Somebody may say we can back up the partition before formatting it, but this work is so troublesome. Well, how to increase partition size without formatting partition? Actually, the third-party partition magic is a good choice. Here, MiniTool Partition Wizard is recommended.
The third-party partition magic
Third-party partition magic is the very disk management software developed by non-operating system development companies. As computer software industry develops quickly, adding marketing demands, this kind of disk management software emerges as time requires. Third-party partition magic facilitates managing hard disk, and users can perform hard disk management like a professional. Sine this kind of disk management software is developed by different companies, their effect and operability are different. Sometimes, accidents may happen. For example, partition is lost or data are damaged in the process of operating. Therefore, to accomplish hard disk management successfully, it is quite important to select third-party partition magic. We have said MiniTool Partition Wizard developed by famous software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. is most suitable for users, and reasons are as follows: 1. This third-party partition magic provides users with different editions according to demands, such as Free Edition, Professional Edition, Server Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Technician Edition. 2. Free Edition is free and suitable for common users. Besides, other editions are also economical. 3. This third-party partition magic is easy to use and has graphical interface, graphical operations, and extremely high operability. 4. Powerful hard disk management competence which can meet users' different demands. 5. Extremely high security, preview function, power-off protection, and data protection. We can perform hard disk management without damaging data even if power outage happens suddenly. 6. Good compatibility.
How to increase partition size with MiniTool Partition Wizard?
To increase partition size with this third-party partition magic, we should own it at first. We can free download free edition from MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center. Then, we had better install it to the partition where no operation will be performed, avoiding troubles brought by rebooting computer. Next, we can begin to increase partition size.
Run MiniTool Partition Wizard.
This is the main interface. To increase partition size, we should select the partition needing to be expanded and right click mouse. Then, select "Move/Resize" button from the shortcut menu.
In this interface, we can resize partition by dragging black triangles. Here, we need to increase partition size, so we drag the right triangle rightwards, and then click "OK" button (note: increasing partition should be on the condition that there is unallocated space. If there is no unallocated space, we can shrink other partitions to get unallocated space).
Since third-party partition magic develops unceasingly and its operability is enhanced, hard disk management becomes easier and easier. MiniTool Partition Wizard is just such a partition magic which can help you accomplish hard disk management easily. Hurry to download it.