Computers, Laptops & Tablets Apple Macrorit Partition Expert v5.3.9 A Full Review of Macrorit Partition Expert, a Free Partition Manager Tool By Tim Fisher General Manager, VP, Lifewire.com Tim Fisher has 30+ years' professional technology support experience. He writes troubleshooting content and is the General Manager of Lifewire. our editorial process Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Tim Fisher Updated March 04, 2020 Apple Macs iPad Tweet Share Email You want something that's easy to use if you're going to make complex changes to your computer's partitions, and that's exactly what you get with Macrorit Partition Expert. Though there aren't as many features in this program as you'll find in similar free disk partitioning tools, it's definitely one of the easier ones to work with. Download Macrorit Partition Expert Macrorit Partition Expert Pros & Cons Macrorit Partition Expert is perfect for novice computers users: Pros: Very easy to useOptions aren't buried deep in menusIncludes other features apart from the basicsCan be used without installation with the portable version Cons: Doesn't support dynamic disks More About Macrorit Partition Expert Macrorit Partition Expert works with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XPEvery change you make to the partitions and disks are first applied virtually so you can see their effects; choosing Commit will save and apply the changes in the order in which you chose themAn option is available that will shutdown the computer automatically after applying the changesWindows can be migrated to a different hard driveThe two most popular file systems can be applied to a volume when formatting it—NTFS or FAT16/32When resizing a partition, Macrorit Partition Expert lets you enter the size manually or choose how much space you want to remain after it has been resized; you can also drag a slider button left and right to resize it visuallyMBR disks can be converted to GPT disksWindows Vista and newer operating systems can use Macrorit Partition Expert to extend the system partition without having to rebootA volume can be copied to another volume that has unallocated space to create an identical driveDisks can be changed to and from an offline statusA volume can be hidden so it stops showing up next to the other drives in WindowsAll the partitions of a particular disk can be quickly deleted at onceYou can change the drive letter and volume label directly through the programThe read-only attribute can be set for any non-system hard drive"Clean Up Disk" is an option in Macrorit Partition Expert that will erase the volume and make the disk uninitializedA hard drive can be erased with the Write Zero, DoD 5220.22-M, or Random Data wipe methodA hard drive testing tool is included that will run a surface test to check for bad sectorsYou can check a volume for errors, and optionally attempt to have them correctedThere's also a defragment button in Macrorit Partition Expert that will invoke the Windows defrag utility to check the drive for fragmented files My Thoughts on Macrorit Partition Expert Macrorit Partition Expert is perfect if you need to create additional partitions or copy lots of data from one drive to another. I say this because nothing is confusing about how it works; everything is out in the open and easily accessible. However, there are some additional features that the paid version of this program supports that you won't find in this one, such as commercial usage, Windows Server support, the ability to manipulate disks as large as 32 TB, and a WinPE bootable disc option. Download Macrorit Partition Expert If you're using the portable version, open dm.exe to run Macrorit Partition Expert. You'll need to know which folder to open to find the right file for your computer—either x64 or x86. If you need to, learn the differences between x64 and x86.