By partitioning your Mac, you are able to split your startup drive name ”Macintosh HD” into separate logical disks. People usually tend to partition a drive to run multiple versions Mac OS, or create BootCamp partition to run Windows on Mac computer. In addition, you can store your Time Machine backup to a different partition on the same disk, so you don’t need to buy a external hard drive to create Time Machine backup. No matter for what reasons you want to partition your Mac’s hard drive, you can follow this tutorial to create a partition on macOS High Sierra.
If you want create a partition to install Windows OS on your Mac, you can open Boot Camp Assistant and follow the onscreen instructions to easily make it. Otherwise, follow the steps below to create a partition on Mac with Disk Utility.
Step 1. Open Launchpad > Utilities > Disk Utility.
Step 2. Select your hard drive and click the Partition button.
Step 3. Click the add (+) button to create a new partition on your Mac.
Step 4. Click the new partition and type a name foe it, choose a format, and type a size.
Step 5. Click Apply to save your settings.
Creating multiple partitions on Mac requires you to manage your data and files more carefully, or you may lose your files due to unexpected reasons. If your partition gets damaged or corrupted, how can you recover files from inaccessible Mac partition? Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery, a reliable Mac partition recovery tool, can help you salvage you important data.
Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery supports accessing corrupt or damaged partition on Mac computer with its “Can’t Find Volume” feature. Here’s how you can recover data from partition on Mac using Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery software.
Step 1. Download and install Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery on your Mac and launch the program.
Step 2. From the main screen, select the data type you want to recover and click the Next button.
Step 3. Choose “Can’t Find Volume” and click Scan.
Step 4. Select you hard drive and click Search to locate the lost or damage partition.
Step 5. Select the recovered volume you need and click Scan.
Step 6. Choose the files you want to recover and click the Recover button to save them to your desired location.
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