Paragon Software Group

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Not to be confused with Paragon Studios or Paragon Software.
Paragon Technologie GmbH
Privately held corporation
Industry Computer software and Embedded systems
Founded 1994
Headquarters Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Key people
Konstantin Komarov, Founder & CEO
Products Paragon Protect & Restore
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Paragon Partition Manager
Paragon Drive Backup
Paragon Deployment Manager
NTFS for Linux
NTFS for Mac
Number of employees

Paragon Software Group (PSG) is a German software company that develops hard drive management tools, such as partition managers, boot managers, back up software and system duplication software. Paragon products are available in personal or corporate versions, for use on PCs, servers or networks.[2]

The company was established by a group of MIPT students in 1994. A separate mobile division, called the Smart Handheld Device Division or SHDD, was formed in 1995.

Main products[edit]

Storage management[edit]

  • Paragon Partition Manager
  • Paragon Drive Backup
  • Paragon Hard Disk Manager
  • Paragon Deployment Manager

Data Security[edit]

  • Paragon Protect & Restore
  • Paragon Backup & Recovery
  • Paragon Hard Disk Manager

File system drivers for desktop systems[edit]

  • NTFS & HFS+ for Linux
  • NTFS & ExtFS for Mac
  • HFS+ & ExtFS for Windows

File system drivers for embedded systems[edit]

  • NTFS, HFS+, exFAT for Linux
  • NTFS, HFS+, exFAT for Android
  • NTFS, HFS+ for Windows CE
  • NTFS, HFS+ for ThreadX

Mobile products[edit]

  • SlovoEd (multilingual dictionaries)
  • Handy Weather
  • Handy Shell (replacement start screen for the S60)
  • Handy Safe Pro (synchronizes sensitive data with PC or Mac)
  • PenReader and PenReader Touch (multilingual handwriting recognition)


Paragon's Global headquarters are in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and its North American headquarters in Irvine, CA, United States.[3] Paragon has further international offices in Poland, Japan and Russia.[4]


Paragon Software provides technology to a number of companies and partners including Cisco, Dell, Toshiba, NEC, Siemens, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and more.[citation needed]

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External links[edit]

NTFS, HFS+, exFAT for Linux