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Stellar Partition Manager for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.5
  • Total Downloads:
    5,329
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 26, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try; $39.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    14.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    56
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

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5 stars

"Disk Utility Partition's Substitute"

August 12, 2015  |  By WarlockOPain

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Disk Utility is great but it can fail at times. This software can be a suitable substitute for Mac drive partitioning

Cons

You have to pay $39 to get the job done

Summary

Disk Utility gave up on me while I tried to repartition my hard drive. I wanted to create a partition out of my 500GB Apple drive. But every time, the process stopped and error popped out stating 'partition failed. Couldn't modify partition map'. Then I assigned the task of partitioning my drive to Stellar Partition utility and it succeeded in partitioning my drive. I created not one but two partition on the drive by the free spaces left on my disk drive.

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5 stars

"Resized my 500 Gb in 30 minutes"

July 23, 2015  |  By Xarlodimalik

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Efficient
Smart
Makes Bootable USB

Cons

Buttons and UI looks clumsy
Documentations also seems weak

Summary

I had 3 partitions of which 2 were startup disks and 1 corrupt partition. I always wanted to get Windows 7 on my Mac but I couldn't do so since my Mac HDD wasn't partitioned as a single drive. I deleted 2 partitions including OS X 10.8 and the corrupt disk. Stellar Partition Manager helped me resize the stand alone partition and claim all 500 GB hard drive spaces. Now I am running Boot Camp on 100GB space are rest is assigned to Mac HDD.

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5 stars

"Got rid from the worst Mac Drive Partitioning Errors"

June 18, 2015  |  By buledelta

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Compatible with all the OS X versions

Cons

Does not work with RAID platform

Summary

I have MacBook Pro mid-2011 and Disk Utility never let me down while creating, deleting or resizing the partitions. But I was completely unaware about the issue facing during resizing drive in my wife's Mac mini. Instead of wasting single minute, this software resized Mac drive very quickly without data loss with the desired empty spaces.

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4 stars

"Solved my problem in a go"

March 26, 2015  |  By dentur

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Built-in intelligence of this utility makes the work successful and best

Cons

Can't resize boot camp :(

Summary

From last two months, I was trying to format my iMac 2009 but all in vain since Disk Utility couldn't perform partition at all. This fully featured partitioning utility created the desired partitions effortlessly on my Mac machine without asking much technical queries.

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1 stars

"Not Fit For Purpose"

February 16, 2015  |  By rwreed

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Creates Partitions

Cons

SPM is not able to create the partition size of your choice as it ALWAYS oversizes them by 7.5% and they are unable to resolve the problem after 2 long screenshare sessions with 2nd level Tech Support. My first download also mixed up the names of partitions on a particular 3TB drive that was resolved by a letter update.

Summary

Having used an excellent Partition Manager in Windows over a number of years, the Stellar version falls well short of what any MAC customer would expect, and there is no prospect of it being fixed.

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5 stars

"Created Multiple Partitions quickly"

January 27, 2015  |  By darwatts

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Tech support is good at resolving the issues

Cons

Can't work on boot drive directly. Rather ask for creating a bootable DVD

Summary

I faced issues while formatting and creating a new partition on Macintosh HDD. Even Disk Utility was not in the favor of partitioning the drive. However, when I used this software, it created multiple partitions, as I wanted.

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4 stars

"Toned my MBP partition"

December 22, 2014  |  By Ortega.springs

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Easily resizes partition

Cons

Takes time to make boot dvd.

Summary

Used Stellar Partition Manager last night on my MBP 2011 hard drive. It resized the drive with ease, in fact took only 15 minutes to complete the resizing process. However, it took hours to make the bootable dvd of my drive which made me bit impatient.

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5 stars

"Quite up-to Date Software"

September 30, 2014  |  By kelly-L

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Re-partition hard drive without data loss
Has everything to partition Mac drive.

Cons

demo version does nothing special

Summary

I didn't find any issue while formatting and resizing Mac drive. Prompted me a message to create a bootable DVD, as I chose boot volume from the left sidebar to resize. I can use this DVD to boot my non booting Mac machine.

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4 stars

"I m happy it worked"

September 11, 2014  |  By alta.woodland

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Detect bad drives

Cons

No Boot Camp support

Summary

I had this Seagate Expansion 500Gb hfs formatted external drive that failed to mount on my Mac. I tried replacing the usb cable, plugged in another Mac but it failed all time. I became sure of its failure but I thought giving it a last chance with Stellar Partition Manager. I don't know how & why, but software detected the external drive. I formatted it and split into 3 partitions. Saved all settings and after the entire process it appeared on my desktop. Good it saved my investment.

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5 stars

"Repartitioned bad disk"

August 10, 2014  |  By hopmeontonio

 |  Version: Stellar Partition Manager 2.5

Pros

Repartitions stubborn drive

Cons

Overly Priced (since you use for limited no. of times)

Summary

I wouldn't have turned upto any paid software that partitions the Mac hard drive. I know disk utility does it for free. However, on one occasion, I lost electricity to my Mac & later disk utility failed to repartition hard drive on multiple times. The power surge did good damage to the drive making it stubborn to be repartitioned by the disk utility. Anyhow, I installed Stellar Partition Manager which created bootable DVD & got my HDD partitioned in my desired way. I am thankful for healing my issue.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.5
Support for Mountain Lion
General
Publisher Stellar Information Technology
Publisher web site http://www.stellarinfo.com/
Release Date September 15, 2012
Date Added February 26, 2013
Version 2.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.33MB
File Name StellarPartitionManager.dmg.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,329
Downloads Last Week 56
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $39

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