Avanquest Software Publishing has released Paragon Partition Manager 12 and Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12. The two powerful software suites allow users to optimize, backup, migrate and wipe hard drives.
Paragon Partition Manager 12 offers a new, faster and stronger partitioning engine ready for Windows 8, and Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 features a comprehensive list of powerful disk management tools suitable for both home and office users alike.
Paragon Partition Manager 12 is the ideal software tool for data-conscious home and office users looking at maintaining and increasing computer performance while storing large amounts of data.
Using a powerful partition engine and highly-developed technology, users can easily divide a hard disk into multiple logical storage units.
Basic partitioning tasks can be completed quickly and separate partitions can be created for music files, photo albums and backup files with this advanced software.
Paragon Partition Manager 12 key features:
• Quick & Easy Partitioning - Reliable partitioning without the need to reinstall the operating system and without the risk of data loss
• Redistribute Free Space - Increase free space on one partition by utilizing the on-disk unallocated space and the unused space of other partitions
• Basic Partitioning - Simple options to enable quick and easy hard disk partitioning
• Advanced Partitioning - Resize or merge partitions without any data loss
Other features such as the ability to create a Linux / DOS based recovery environment, and split, merge and align partitions, adds functionality for advanced computer users.
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 utilizes award-winning technology and has over 20 tools in one unique suite that gives the user everything they need to securely re-structure and manage their hard drives.
Using the advanced tool set, users can efficiently remove redundant data; restore applications or an entire operating system onto new hardware; and transfer programs and files onto another computer without the need for frustrating reinstallations.
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 key features:
• Encrypted Backup - Easily encrypt backup files using the wizard to avoid unauthorized access from 3rd parties - a key feature if sending a PC / laptop for repair
• Migrate Operating System to Solid State Drive (SSD) - Move any operating system since Windows XP from a regular hard-drive to a fast SSD (even of smaller capacity), thanks to data exclusion functions
• Secure Data Wiping - Provides ultimate security for your sensitive data even when you no longer need the data - with secure wiping functions
• Boot Manager - Easily manage several operating systems on one computer. Choose what operating system to boot during the computer start-up
• Backup Wizard - Define exactly what needs to be backed up; entire hard-drives or single partitions, e-mail files, media files, office documents and more
Other features such as the ability to re-distribute free hard disk space, set up scheduled backup routines and use of a powerful defragmentation function, help users keep their hard disks running smoothly and securely, along with ensuring that computers and programmes remain responsive.