Move, resize, copy, explore, and recover hard disk drive partitions.
Configure and manage disk partitions, move, resize, copy and recover hard disk drive partitions.
Perform sophisticated partition operations on your hard disk.
Normally $36, this handy utility includes a "Windows to go" feature for creating a bootable Windows flash drive.
If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.
If you cannot seem to load the OS X Recovery HD partition to use various diagnostics and repair tools, the fix may be quick, but could also require a longer reinstallation.
Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.
If your Recovery HD partition in OS X Lion is missing or not working, then it may be easy to get working with just a few steps.
Installing OS X Lion sets up a hidden recovery partition on most systems, but if for some reason this is missing, then there are some options for restoring or otherwise using the functions this partition offers.
Sometimes partitioning a drive so it contains multiple volumes can be useful when managing data for different tasks, but is also required for creating multiboot environments. Here is one way to do this in OS X.
Apple's Recovery partition for OS X Lion contains a number of utilities, but you can only open one at a time. Here is how to open multiple utilities at the same time to ease your troubleshooting and recovery routines.
Apple's Disk Utility has always checked the health of volume structures, but in Lion it will verify the structure of the partition tables as well.
VolumeWorks: Partition corruption