MiniTool® Partition Wizard Upgrade History

MiniTool Partition Wizard Keeps Upgrading and Adding More Useful Features

Upgrade History of MiniTool Partition Wizard Helps You Know It Better

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  • 2023
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009

V12.8 (Aug. 15, 2023) Latest Upgrade!!

  • Improved interaction and user interface.
  • Optimized the Data Recovery feature in these aspects:
    • Added a brand-new Search box to quickly find needed files from numerous scan results.
    • Highlight the file path when moving forward and backward on the search results interface.
    • Fixed the abnormal forward and backward on the search results interface.
    • Fixed the bug that the status displayed is incorrect when selecting files.
    • Fixed the bug that the File Name status displayed is incorrect when selecting files on the search results interface.
    • Fixed the bug that the number of recovered files is inconsistent with the number of selected files.
    • Fixed the bug that the save progress stuck at 68% due to abnormal MP4 files.
    • Fixed the software crash issue that is caused by logical errors.

V12.7 (Nov. 22, 2022)

  • Optimized the position of the scanning progress bar in Data Recovery.
  • Optimized the data filtering function in Data Recovery.
  • Optimized the data recovery from exFAT partitions.
  • Fixed unallocated space not showing up after disk copy.
  • Fixed software crashing issue when changing cluster size.

V12.6 (Nov. 25, 2021)

  • Brand-new & enhanced Data Recovery.
  • Improve data recovery from FAT32 partition.
  • Windows 11 compatible.

V12.5 (Jul. 1, 2021)

  • Improved FAT32 partition data recovery.
  • Improved compatibility with SSD drive.
  • Bug fix for BitLocker partition copy failed.
  • Pro Platinum Edition added.

V12.3 (Dec. 28, 2020)

  • Portuguese added.
  • Recover data from Desktop, Recycle Bin, and a specified folder.
  • Fully support exFAT partitions in Data Recovery.
  • More bug fixes and improvements.

V12.1 (Jul. 16, 2020)

  • Use the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) first to avoid system reboot when migrating OS and copying disk/partition.

V12 (Apr. 1, 2020)

  • Brand new user interface and interaction.
  • Improved data recovery quality of pictures and videos.
  • Bug fix for partition loss when converting MBR disk to GPT disk.
  • Bug fix for users can't select Y/N option to confirm file system checking.

V11.6 (Dec. 9, 2019)

  • Online software installation.
  • Integrate MiniTool ShadowMaker Free.
  • Add Spanish.
  • Update Data Recovery module to the latest.

V11.5 (Jul. 3, 2019)

  • Add Italian and Korean.
  • Optimize Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk feature.
  • Support BitLocker partition recovery.

V11.4 (May 28, 2019)

  • Add French language.
  • Enhance Data Recovery feature to support previewing 70 file types.
    • Word: “DOC”, “DOCX”, “RTF”, “DOT”, “DOTX”, “DOTM”, “DOCM”, “ODT”, “OTT”, “TXT”
    • Excel: “XLS”, “XLSX”, “XLSB”, “XLTX”, “XLTM”, “XLSM”, “ODS”, “CSV”
    • PDF: “PDF”, “XPS”, “EPUB”, “TEX”, “CGM”, “XSLFO”, “SVG”
    • PPT: “PPT”, “PPTX”, “PPS”, “POT”, “PPSX”, “PPTM”, “PPSM”, “POTX”, “POTM”, “ODP”
    • Image: “JPEG”, “JPG”, “JPE”, “BMP”, “TIFF”, “TIF”, “GIF”, “PNG”, “EMF”, “WMF”, “WEBP”
    • Task: “MPP”
    • Diagram: “VDW”, “VSD”, “VSS”, “VST”
    • Note: “ONE”
    • CAD: “DWG”, “DXF”, “DWF”, “IFC”, “STL”
    • Xml: “XML”
    • Web: “HTM”, “HTML”, “MHTML”, “MHT”, “XHTML”
    • Email: “MSG”, “PST”, “OFT”, “EML”
    • Psd: “PSD”
    • Eps: “PS”, “EPS”

V11.0.1 (Jan. 29, 2019)

  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard failed to lock memory in native mode.

V11 (Jan. 23, 2019)

  • Add Data Recovery feature.
  • Add Disk Benchmark feature.
  • Add Space Analyzer feature.
  • Bug fix for Disk Copy stuck at native mode.
  • Bug fix for Partition Recovery fails on MBR disk larger than 2TB.
  • Bug fix for external dynamic disk showing as bad disk
  • Bug fix for incorrect software prompt message.
  • Bug fix for unable to create mirrored volume in Windows 10.
  • Bug fix for drive letter not showing up after formatting a partition from Ext to NTFS.
  • Bug fix for user setting not kept after software relaunch.
  • Select existing partitions by default during partition recovery process.
  • Register on Free/Demo Edition directly.

V10.3 (Sep. 17, 2018)

  • Add German language.
  • Correct Partition Info (Total Physical Sector) in Properties.
  • Bug fix for software crashes in some cases.

V10.2.2 (Jul. 28, 2017)

  • Add Japanese language.
  • Optimize offline registration.
  • Bug fix for lock volume failed.
  • Bug fix for partition table lost when converting removable disk from MBR to GPT.

V10.2.1 (Mar. 23, 2017)

  • Support CPU without SSE2.
  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard maximizes itself when it is moved to the left edge and upper edge of computer monitor.
  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard is not showing Menu in some operating systems.
  • Enhance the ability of catching crash.
  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard crashes at loading volumes.
  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard crashes at loading free space from exFAT partition.
  • Bug fix for MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD crashes at Copy OS Disk & Migrate OS.
  • Enhance the ability to Change Cluster Size of NTFS partition.

V10.1 (Feb. 20, 2017)

  • Bug Fix for Partition Wizard crashes sometimes at Surface Test when a USB drive is removed.
  • Bug Fix for Partition Wizard crashes sometimes at Copy Partition when there is a dynamic disk.
  • Bug Fix for Partition Wizard misjudges Windows as WinPE and hide Bootable Media feature.

V10.0 (Feb. 15, 2017)

  • Copy MBR disk to GPT disk, including system disk.
  • Convert system disk from MBR to GPT.
  • Create, format, delete, copy, label, wipe exFAT partition and more.
  • View GPT disk partition properties, including Partition Type ID and Partition ID.
  • Change Partition Type ID on GPT disk.
  • Brand new Boot Media Builder based on WinPE.
  • Support HD resolution (4K,5K).
  • Add MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro Ultimate Edition.

V9.1 (Aug. 11, 2015)

  • Address Windows 10 compatibility issue.
  • Bug Fix for Windows 8.1 32 bit OS.
  • Bug Fix for Extend Partition feature.

V9.0 (Jan. 14, 2015)

  • Add Migrate OS to SSD/HD Wizard and operating log.
  • Supports Storage Spaces in Windows 8.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Changes product name from MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition to MiniTool Partition Wizard Free.

V8.1.1 (Sep. 30, 2013)

  • Support to create Ext2/3/4 partition more than 4TB.
  • First video review from CNET.

V8.0 (Jul. 01, 2013)

  • Support to copy dynamic disk volume.
  • Support to convert NTFS to FAT.
  • Support conversion between GPT Disk and MBR Disk.

V7.8 (Mar. 12, 2013)

  • Support to copy UEFI boot disk.
  • Enhance the ability to handle memory card & flash drive.

V7.7 (Jan. 10, 2013)

  • Fully support UEFI Boot.
  • Enhance the ability to convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk.

V7.6 (Sep. 01, 2012)

  • Add Extend Partition and Split Partition features.

V7.5 (Jun. 22, 2012)

  • Fully support disk with 2048 bytes sector size and 4096 bytes sector size.

V7.1 (Jan. 19, 2012)

  • Less free space required in change cluster size.
  • Efficiency and reliability enhanced in move/resize partition.
  • Bug fixes.

V7.0 (Sep. 05, 2011)

  • Support Windows Dynamic Disk.

V6.0 (May 09, 2011)

  • Support Linux Ext4 file system.
  • Support 2 TB partition for FAT32.
  • Optimize Move/Resize Partition performance.
  • Optimize Move/Resize Partition memory usage.
  • Optimize Move/Resize Partition data security.
  • Optimize Merge Partition memory usage.
  • Brand new user interface.

V5.2 (Aug. 19, 2010)

  • Supports to manage removable disk like memory card, memory stick and flash drive.
  • First editor review from CNET.

V5.0 (Apr. 13, 2010)

  • Extend NTFS partition without reboot.
  • Support Linux Ext2, Ext3 system.
  • New GUI.

V4.0 (Jul. 22, 2009)

  • Visually demonstrate your disk/partition configuration using Disk Map.
  • Preview the changes before applying.
  • Support Windows 2000/Vista/Windows 7 (32 bit & 64 bit) operating system.
  • Support disk and partition size larger than 2 TB.
  • Support RAID.
  • Create, Delete and Format partition with simple steps.
  • Move/Resize FAT/NTFS partition.
  • Convert partition format from FAT to NTFS.
  • Copy partition to protect or transfer data.
  • Copy disk to another one without reinstalling Windows.
  • Recovery deleted partition.
  • Set active partition.
  • Set partition label.
  • Hide/unhide partition.
  • Explore FAT/NTFS partition.
  • Wipe disk.