The most prominent characteristic in the distribution of Parted Magic Built on the latest kernel of the Linux interface processor core targets Xfce graphical model i486. This distribution although a small but contains a lot of packages and tools necessary to make the hard drive partitions, gparted graphical interface program one of the easiest and most powerful in linux, there is another program like cfdisk, fdisk, gpart, split up and eventually sfdisk.
In the field of the file system, there are many packages that relate most types of files and especially the ntfs-3g to handle NTFS and xfsprogs program to address the XFS file system and dosfstools DOS program to handle different types of fats, and there are also diskdev_cmds program to address some of OSX system files, there is also a program to support the ext2 file system, an e2fsprogs programs and many others.
Parted Magic supports
ext2, ext3, ext4, FAT16, FAT32, HFS, HFS +, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, Reiser4, and xfs.
i586 processor and 256MB or 128MB of RAM to operate in a mode of Live.