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Hard Disk Manager 14 Professional

The high-end all-in-one solution for hard disk management!

 
 
  • Empowered data safety and disaster recovery software
  • Powerful partition management
  • Full spectrum of virtual and physical migration operations
  • Professional set for computer performance optimization
  • New Full Windows 8.1 Support
$99.95
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Editions' Comparison

Feature  

Benefit

Suite Edition

Professional Edition

Drive Partitioning

     

Create, Format, Delete Partition

You can create, format, delete a  partition of any popular file system

yes

yes

Express Create Partition

Create a new partition in the most appropriate place of a hard disk, format it to NTFS and then make it available in the system

yes

yes

Move/Resize Partitions

You can resize and/or move partitions on a hard disk

yes

yes

Express Resize Partition

Increase free space on one partition by utilizing the unused space of an adjacent partition (including partitions of Apple Boot Camp)

yes

yes

Convert File System

You can safely change a file system type of an existing partition

yes

yes

Make Partition Logical/Primary

You can change the type of an existing partition without data loss

yes

yes

Assign/Remove Drive Letter

You can mount a physical partition in Windows

yes

yes

Hide/Unhide Partition

You can safely hide data from Windows and applications

yes

yes

Mark Partition Active/Inactive

An advanced feature for experienced users!

yes

yes

Change Cluster Size

Effectively control the performance of your system and the “waste space factor”

no

yes

Convert Dynamic to Basic MBR

Convert a dynamic MBR or GPT disk containing simple volume(s) into a basic MBR disk

no

yes

Convert Basic GPT to Basic MBR

Convert a basic GPT disk containing simple volume(s) into a basic MBR disk

no

yes

Convert Basic MBR to Basic GPT Convert a basic MBR disk into a basic GPT disk to enjoy all benefits of the newest partitioning scheme with minimal effort yes yes

Split Partitions

You can split any partition on two with desired size and proportions

yes

yes

Merge Partitions

You can safely merge contents of two partitions into one bigger partition

yes

yes

Redistribute Free Space

You can increase free space on one partition by utilizing the on-disk unallocated space and the unused space of other partitions

yes

yes

Undelete Partitions

You can find and recover any accidentally deleted partition

yes

yes

Backup & Restore

     

Smart Backup

Back up exactly what you need - the whole system, e-mail databases (MS Outlook, Express, Windows Mail) media files or office documents of the My Documents folder, or any other files and folders

yes

yes

Differential Backup

Good for regular sector backup, as it only archives changes since the last full sector-based image, and save considerable backup storage space

yes

yes

File Increment

Good for regular file backup, as an incremental archive is smaller and takes less time to create, but you will require the initial full archive and all of its increments to restore the latest point of this kind of backup

yes

yes

File Complement

Our unique technology that backs up OSs on a sector-level to get it back on track in minutes, and then make file increments to update only critical information and saving considerable system resources

yes

yes

Backup to VD Back up separate partitions or entire hard disks to a pVHD (Paragon Virtual Hard Drive) format – a special VHD, optimized for storing backups of virtual and physical machines

yes

yes

Restore from VD Restore entire hard disks, separate partitions, or certain files and folders from pVHD (available under Windows, WinPE, And Linux)

yes

yes

Incremental Backup to VD Back up changes since the full, or the latest incremental image. It's allowed to maintain several incremental chains based on one full image, provided each chain contains changed data of a particular backup object(s). pVHD based incremental imaging works much faster and rock-stable in comparison with the old PBF yes

yes

Synthetic Backup

You can change any property (merge a given differential image with its full image, split/un-split, compress/de-compress, etc.) of an existing archive without carrying out a physical backup operation

no

yes

Cyclic Backup

Establish an automatic data backup that is fully compliant with the Set-and-Forget Backup Policy

no

yes

Backup to FTP/SFTP server

Offers a new level of system and data protection

yes

yes

Backup Capsule

An independent system layout that will stay operable should the active file system be damaged,  granting an additional level of security to the archives it contains. It can be bootable.

yes

yes

Backup to CD/DVD/Blu-ray

Guarantees a high level of data protection as long as the backup media is kept secure

yes

yes

Selective Restore

You can extract files and folders from an archive without the need to restore the whole archive

yes

yes

UIM (Universal Image Mounter) Mount pVHD backup images to browse their contents and retrieve data both, in the program and directly under Windows OS

yes

yes

GPT/uEFI Compatible Backup Capsule Build a WinPE-based bootable backup capsule for your 64-bit Windows system resided on GPT to successfully start up PC from it in case of emergency

yes

yes

Uplifted Recovery Media Builder Prepare either Linux or WinPE-based bootable environment on a USB thumb drive or in an ISO file. Unlike Boot Media Builder you don't need to have Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) or Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) installed in the system

yes

yes

File System Optimization

     
Automatic partition alignment Our exclusive technology enables to automatically align partitions of your drive (according to internal device geometry), thus boosting performance of your storages. It’s crucial for SSD, AFD, 2TB+ and non-512B sector size disks (not all operations are supported*)

yes

yes

Defragment Partition

Considerably optimizes the performance of your system

no

no

Defragment MFT

Optimize the performance of an NTFS file system by defragmenting its MFT

no

yes

Compact MFT

Optimize the performance of an NTFS file system by shrinking its MFT

no

yes

Data Copy and Migration

     
Copy/Restore to Dissimilar Sector Size Copy or restore contents of a 512-byte hard disk to a 4k hard disk with no additional actions from your side

yes

yes

GPT Loader Support of GPT drives and modern high capacity disks (2.2TB+) under Windows XP for storing data

no

yes

Migrate OS to SSD Move any Windows OS since XP from a regular hard disk to a fast SSD (Solid State Drive) even of a smaller capacity, thanks to advanced data exclusion capabilities

yes

yes

Copy Partition

Make an exact clone of a partition on the same or another hard disk

 yes

yes

Copy Hard Disk Make an exact clone of a hard disk on another hard disk  yes

yes

P2P Adjust OS

Easily migrate Windows to a different hardware configuration

yes

yes

Virtualization

     

P2V Copy

Migrate a physical system to a virtual environment by converting all installed software and data into a virtual disk of the required virtual machine

yes

yes

P2V Restore

Restore a physical system from a backup directly to a virtual environment

no

yes

P2V Adjust OS

Restore functionality of a virtual environment after unsuccessful virtualization

yes

yes

Create VD Create an empty virtual disk or with specific data of one of the supported virtualization vendors no yes

Connect VD

Mount a virtual disk and work with it in our program as if it’s an ordinary physical hard disk

no

yes

Automation

     

Scheduling

Set a time table for any operations to automatically be executed later

yes

yes

Scripting

Automates the program’s execution on multiple computers without the need of manual configuration from GUI

no

yes

Additional Functionality

     
Check FS Integrity and Data Loss Protection Policies Specify the acceptable balance between the operation performance and the risk of data loss yes yes
Support of 2TB+ and non-512B sector size drives Accomplish any operation on the brand new ultra high capacity hard disks yes yes

Boot Manager

Choose what OS to boot during the computer startup

yes

yes

File Transfer Wizard

Easily transfer files and folders between different Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X partitions. You can also use it to extract data from backups

yes

yes

Install New OS

Minimize time to prepare your system to install a new OS

 yes

yes

Send E-mail Notifications

Automatically gather reports on completed operations executed on different machines in one and the same place

no

yes

Run During Backup

Specify external applications to execute at various phases of the backup process, and provide highly availability systems

no

yes

Data Wiping

Full range of wipe algorithms (custom and the US DoD 5220.22-M military standard - for Suite and Pro editions; Russian GOST R 50739-95, US Navy, British HMG Infosec, German VSItR, Australian ASCI 33, Guttman's, Shneier's and Paragon's Algorithm - for Pro edition only) to destroy all on-disk information or only remnants of deleted files / directories without affecting the used data

yes

yes

Supported Technologies and Operating Systems

     

Paragon Hot Processing

Migrate an active physical system to a virtual environment in the online mode, even if there are locked volumes, files or folders

yes

yes

Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (MS VSS)

Live backup is a key feature for any backup software. The product has a highly flexible, improved configuration for two different methods of hot processing: Paragon HotBackup and Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

yes

yes

Complete uEFI Support Adjust your 64-bit Windows system configured to the uEFI boot mode to successfully start up OS on another hard disk after copy/restore, or in a virtual environment after P2V migration in Windows, WinPE or Linux yes

yes

Windows Storage Spaces Support Copy, back up, restore, or resize Windows Storage Spaces directly in our program yes

yes

BitLocker Support Back up, restore or copy volumes encrypted by this security feature no

yes

Separate x86 and x64 Installation Packages The x86 installation package includes x86 product binaries and the x86 Linux recovery environment. The x64 installation package includes x64 product binaries and two Linux recovery environments (x86 and x64 EFI-compatible) yes

yes

Dynamic Volumes

Enables drive partitioning and disaster recovery operations for MS dynamic volumes

no

yes

GPT Volumes

Enables drive partitioning and disaster recovery operations for GPT volumes

yes

yes

Apple HFS+

Create, format, resize, get read only access to the native file system for Mac OS X through our program

yes

yes

Windows 8.1

 Install and use our program under the latest Windows 8.1 yes

yes

WinPE Recovery Environment**

 Program installation is not required

yes

yes

New User-friendly Interface The user interface is now fully compatible with the Windows 8 streamlined, tile-oriented interface, offering a Metro-style Express Launcher and a ribbon-based full scale launcher yes

yes

Licensing, Support, Price

     

Complimentary Support

 

30 days

60 days

Number of licenses

   1

1

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Notes:

 

*Automatic partition alignment is always active during create/move operations, active during redistribute free space/resize operations only when the left partition boundary is affected, active during copy/restore operations with resize only.

** WinPE bootable media can be created with the help of Paragon Boot Media Builder or Paragon Recovery Media Builder add-on.