The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful software (e.g. Partimage, TestDisk, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, etc…) and an excellent set of info to benefit the user. An extensive collection of file system tools are also included, as Parted Magic supports the following: btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, and xfs.
Format internal and external hard drives.
Move, copy, create, delete, expand & shrink hard drive partitions.
Clone your hard drive, to create a full backup.
Test hard drives for impending failure.
Test memory for bad sectors.
Benchmark your computer for a performace rating.
Securely erase your entire hard drive, wiping it clean from all data.
Gives access to non-booting systems allowing you to rescue important data.
Runs from the CD, no install required.
cfdisk - curses-based disk partition table manipulator
fdisk - partition table manipulator
gdisk - text-mode partitioning tool that works on GPT disks
gpart - guess PC-type hard disk partitions
GParted - partition editor that uses libparted
parted - partition manipulation program
sfdisk - partition table manipulator
File System Tools
btrfs - btrfs is a new copy on write file system for Linux
Bonnie++ - benchmark suite aimed at performing a number of simple tests
curlftpfs - file system for accessing FTP hosts based on FUSE and libcurl
dbench - file system benchmark
diskdev_cmds - OSX-ported, HFS+ utilities supplying mkfs and fsck
dosfstools - utilities to create and check MS-DOS FAT file systems
e2fsprogs - ext2 file system utilities and libraries
EncFS - provides an encrypted file system in userspace
fsarchiver - save contents of a file system to a compressed archive file
FUSE - file system in userspace
hfsplus - set of tools to access HFS+ file systems
IOzone - file system benchmark tool
ntfs-3g - third generation NTFS driver
ntfsprogs - tools for doing neat things with NTFS
reiser4progs - administration utilities for Reiser4 file systems
reiserfsprogs - user-level tools for ReiserFS file systems
sshfs - file system client based on SSH
vmfs-tools - access VMFS through standard Linux VFS via FUSE
xfsprogs - utilities for managing XFS file systems