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AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant is a computer program for hard disk drive partition management originally made by AOMEI Technology, Co, Ltd, the typical function is resizing the existing partitions.

There are six different editions of this software: free Standard Edition.

[7] (for common users), Professional Edition [10] (with additional features such as convert primary/logical partitions, allocate free space from one partition to another etc.), Lite edition (free version for server users) Server Edition [12] (aimed at server users), Unlimited edition (aimed at companies with many computers) and Technician Edition (aimed at IT consulting company that provide technical services). [14] As partition software, Partition Assistant can create, resize, delete, merge, split partition and more, it also offers other advanced utilities, such as convert file system from NTFS to FAT32, convert MBR and GPT disk, make bootable media etc. The software embeds sector-level data protection technology. The Standard and Pro editions only support Windows PC operating systems including Windows 2000 and Windows XP, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10, both 32&64 bits. The other four editions also support Windows Server operating system including Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012 (R2) and SBS 2011.

AOMEI Partition Assistant
Developer(s)AOMEI Technology Co., Ltd., Chengdu, China[5]
Initial release13 August 2011; 6 years ago(2011-08-13)
Stable release
6.5 / 21 August 2017; 3 months ago(2017-08-21)
Operating systemWindows XP and later
Windows Server 2003 and later
PlatformIA-32, x64
Available inEnglish, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian, Dutch, Turkish, Chinese
TypeUtility software
LicenseFreeware (some features removed)
Trialware (Pro version and above)


This program consists of a list of useful functions on disk partition management.

  1. Partition Resizing: it is able to shrink, extend, merge and split existing partitions.

  2. Reallocate disk space: increase a partition by taking unused space from other drives.

  3. Copy and migration: completely clone an entire disk or single partitions to back up and miragte Operating System and data. [16]

  4. Conversion: convert between FAT and NTFS, Basic and dynamic disk, Logical and Primary partition.

  5. Recovery and repair: repair damaged MBR, recover lost partitions.

  6. Disk Partition Management: Create, delete, format, wipe partitions etc.

  7. Windows To Go Creator: Install customized Windows 10 or 8.1/8 on removable USB flash drives and external hard drives to boot it from any computer [18]


  • No built-in ability to backup data.

  • No separate feature to change cluster size.

  • No centralized client to manage disk partitions in an organization.

  • Cannot lock volume in some conditions.

  • Stuck at updating system information in some conditions.

  • Costs too much time when partitioning a large disk drive.

Release history

VersionRelease dateNotes
1.013 Aug 2011Initial release
2.0New features added, Resize/Create/Hide/Delete/Convert/Label partition.
2.1Fully support 64 bit platform, including Windows Vista, 7 and Server 2008 64 bit.
2.5[19]New features added, defragment, wipe partition.
3.0Disk and Partition copy feature added.
4.0[21]Added new features, reallocate space, merge, split and convert partitions.
5.0Added new features, rebuild MBR, realign partition, bootable media maker, etc.
5.1Support 7 languages.
5.5[5]03 Dec 2013Fully compatible Windows 8.1 and new features added.
5.5.808 Aug 2014Fixed bug and improved performance.
5.628 Nov 2014Fixed bug and migration feature added.
5.6.222 Jan 2015Support Windows 10 and fixed bug
5.6.320 Feb 2015Added and updated supported languages.
5.8[5][5]24 Sep 2015Support command line partitioning.
6.0[5][5]12 Dec 2015Fully support conversion between MBR and GPT disk, improved performance.
6.1[5][5]29 Dec 2016Support to create second Ext2/Ext3 partition on SD cards and USB flash drives without formatting.
6.521 Aug 2017New features added, add limitation to resize/move boot partition in Windows 10 and fixed bug.


The product has been reviewed by Softpedia, [5] Download.com, [5] PC Advisor, [5] TechRepublic, [7] Clubic [7] and PC World [7]

See also

  • Partition (computing)

  • Partition (database)

  • Partition type

  • Disk partitioning

  • List of disk partitioning software

  • Partition alignment

  • Extended partition


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