Best Free SanDisk SSD Data Migration Software

July 27, 2017

Learn how to use free SanDisk SSD data migration software to copy data from HDD to SanDisk SSD Extreme, or use similar free software - AOMEI Partition Assistant.

About SanDisk SSD

With SSD (Solid State Drive), SanDisk declares it brings “A BETTER COMPUTING EXPERIENCE” to its users. It is undeniable that solid state drives do bring better performance with its more advanced technology than traditional HDD. SanDisk SSD includes several series, like portable SSD SanDisk Extreme 900/510/500, 2.5” Internal SanDisk Ultra II /Extreme Pro/Plus/Ready Cache SSD, and SanDisk Ultra II mSATA SSD for mSATA form. To clone HDD to mSATA SSD, you might need the last one. SanDisk SSD has strong compatibility to Windows OS, that’s why it has been used in PCs with an increasing number. Therefore, either migrate to or from SanDisk SSD, you need reliable SanDisk SSD data migration software.

SanDisk Extreme

How to complete SanDisk SSD data migration?

You may find one SanDisk data migration software for SSD on the website which includes a guide that walks you through each steps of the installation process and software that automatically transfer your data to your new SSD. Its name is SanDisk Solid State Drive Conversion Kit and the most important thing is you have to purchase it. When both paid and free software could bring you to the same destination, why don’t choose the free one to lower the cost? There are many SSD installation course on the Internet, just Google one. As for SanDisk SSD data migration tool, choose professional data migration freeware AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. With features Disk Copy and Partition Copy, you can choose to either migrate all data or transfer OS to new hard drive only. It also supports copy disk with large size to smaller SanDisk SSD with the function Copy Disk quickly which only copies the used part of the disk to another one. This software supports Windows 10/8.1/7/XP/Vista. If you have any doubts, give it shot by yourself.

Migrate SanDisk SSD data with AOMEI Partition Assistant

1. After you installed your new drive appropriately, ensure it can be detected by Windows. Download, install and launch Partition Assistant Standard, select Disk Copy Wizard in the left pane.

Disk Copy Wizard

2. Select Copy Disk Quickly to copy only used part.

Copy Disk Quickly

3. Select your SanDisk SSD as source disk and another disk as destination path in this step.

Select source disk

Select destination disk

Note: All data on the destination disk will be overwritten. Learn to backup data to another place ahead of time if anything important existing.

4. This window allows you to edit partitions on the target disk.

Edit Disk

5. Preview the result, and click Apply to execute the operation.

Apply

Tips: In order to boot from the target SanDisk SSD successfully after cloning, you need either to remove the source disk or to change boot settings in BIOS.

With its graphical user interface, you can easily migrate data to another drive with free SanDisk SSD data migration software AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. On the contrary, you can also migrate data to SanDisk SSD with this software. As you can see, except for copying disk and partition, it can also help convert NTFS to FAT32, and vice versa, make bootable media, create Windows to go on external USB drive, resize/format/create/delete/merge partitions. With these features, you can shrink C drive, reformat partition or disk to FAT32 and so on.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional and AOMEI Partition Assistant Server are advanced versions of the free software. Both of them have the capability of allocating free space from one partition to another, converting system disk between MBR and GPT, managing dynamic disks and volumes etc. The former allows you to install software on 2 PCs with one license and the latter is specialized for Windows Server users.