Free AOMEI Partition Assistant vs Acronis Disk Director

April 19, 2016

AOMEI Partition Assistant vs Acronis Disk Director, which one is right for you? This article will tell all the differences between these two pieces of partition software.

Overview

As you may know, Disk Management or DiskPart.exe cannot content users for the need of handling disks and partitions. As a disk partition software, AOMEI Partition Assistant and Acronis Disk Director both allows you to manage your hard drives easily no matter whether you have prior experience or not. You can create, merge, split, resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss, you can transfer data from one partition/hard drive to another, and you can monitor your hard drive to see if the disk has errors. Besides, they also gives you the ability to quickly repartition a hard drive pre-set structure.

When you compare partition manager software, you must know that Acronis Disk Director does not provide a free version while the AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is free to use for home and business. AOMEI also provides eight step-by-step wizards while will walk you through every disk partition management operation. Since the high price of Acronis Disk Director, it does have some features that AOMEI has not. Acronis Disk Director allows you to create image backup of your hard drive in case of data loss, which AOMEI has enable this feature in another free backup software - AOMEI Backupper Standard. You can see the interfaces of the two pieces of software below.

Partition Assistant

Acronis

Feature Comparison

Features Acronis Disk Director AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard
Price 49.99 USD Free for home & business
Resize, move, merge, split, copy, create, format, delete, align, wipe partitions, etc.
Partition recovery, disk copy
Convert partition between primary and logical drive
Convert disk between MBR and GPT partition styles
Convert dynamic disk to basic withou data loss
Convert NTFS to FAT32 without formatting
Migrate OS to SSD/HDD without reinstalling
Create Windows PE bootable media
Windows 10/8 To Go Creator
Command line partitioning
Dynamic disk volumes management
Support Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32/64-bit)

Despite the high price of Acronis, you can still find some additional features of AOMEI Partition Assistant that Acronis does not have in the AOMEI Partition Assistant vs Acronis Disk Director features table. Based on your needs, you should be able to make a right choice.

Acronis Disk Director ® is a registered trademark of Acronis International GmbH.

AOMEI Partition Assistant ® is a registered trademark of AOMEI Tech Co., Ltd.