Alternatives to SMART Utility for all platforms with any license

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  • SpeedFan icon

    SpeedFan

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers and controls the fans if possible.

    Free Windows

  • CrystalDiskInfo icon

    CrystalDiskInfo

    CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which supports S.M.A.R.T. It shows the health status much more clearly than similar tools. The "Function / Graph" is especially interesting for the "Reallocated...

    Open Source Windows

  • HD Tune icon

    HD Tune

    HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions: -Benchmark: measures the performance, -Info: shows detailed information, -Health: checks the health status by using SMART, -Error Scan: scans the surface for...

    Commercial Windows

  • GSmartControl icon

    GSmartControl

    Hard disk drive health inspection tool GSmartControl is a graphical user interface for smartctl (from smartmontools package), which is a tool for querying and controlling SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology)...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    smartmontools

    The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Hard Disk Sentinel icon

    Hard Disk Sentinel

    Monitoring hard disk health and temperature. Test and repair HDD problems and predict failures. Prevent data loss by automatic and scheduled backup.

    Commercial Windows Linux MS-DOS

  • HDD Guardian icon

    HDD Guardian

    HDD Guardian provides a Windows front-end for smartctl, a utility which monitors your hard drive(s) and SSD(s) for health status, taking advantage of S.M.AR.T.

    Open Source Windows

  • HDDScan icon

    HDDScan

    HDDScan is a freeware utility for storage devices diagnostics (HDD, RAID, Flash). The program can scan storage device for bad blocks, show S.M.A.R.T. attributes and change some HDD parameters such as AAM, APM, etc.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. The forum on the products webpage is also dead with last post in October 2014. Last version, released in 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Victoria icon

    Victoria

    Victoria - An experimental program to work with HDD. Victoria is a small application designed to assess performance, test and perform minor repairs to your IDE drive and SATA HDD. It's designed primarily for HDD repairmen in...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.46b, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
  • Acronis Drive Monitor icon

    Acronis Drive Monitor

    Free, downloadable software application developed by Acronis to monitor server, workstation and PC hard disk drives. Early warning to save your data Acronis Drive Monitor can help predict when a hard drive is about to fail, giving...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The product is no longer offered on the official website. Last version, 1.0.566, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks.com
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    MHDD

    MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics. MHDD supports these interfaces: IDE, Serial ATA, SCSI. Also there is a possibility to access an USB storage, there are drivers for emulation (USB->SCSI). ...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version 4.6 was released in 2005. See http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/mhdd_changelog.en.html
  • Lm-Sensors

    Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.4.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from Github.
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  • Stellar Drive Monitor icon

    Stellar Drive Monitor

    Stellar Drive Monitor brings in good news for Mac users having OS X 10.4.11 to 10.8, now each of them can closely monitor the internal hard drive activities & corresponding partitions in the most simple fashion. The UI of the tool...

    Commercial Mac

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    SeaTools

    SeaTools is a diagnostic tool that helps you determine the condition of the disk drive in your external hard drive, desktop or laptop computer. The installation needs dot.NET 4 as a precondition. If dot.NET 4 is not installed, it...

    Free Windows

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    StableBit Scanner

    StableBit Scanner is a state of the art disk health monitoring tool. - Monitors the SMART data of your disks, and presents them in an easy to read, meaningful way. - Lists detailed information about your disk, including the...

    Commercial Windows

  • HDAT2 icon

    HDAT2

    HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD and SCSI/USB devices. .

    Free Windows

  • DriveDx icon

    DriveDx

    DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T. status, but also analyzes the changes of all drive health indicators that...

    Commercial Mac

  • Diskovery icon

    Diskovery

    Diskovery collects and displays the details of data storage facilities of the computer, including its physical drives, disk arrays, partitions, volumes and mount points.

    Free Windows

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  • HDD Health icon

    HDD Health

    HDD Health is a full-featured failure-prediction agent for machines using Windows 95, 98, NT, Me, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7. Sitting in the system tray, it monitors hard disks and alerts you to impending failure. The program uses...

    Free Windows

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    HDDLife

    Modern hard drives are much more reliable than the disks of yesterday. However, they still are extremely complex electronic devices with moving parts that are subject to amortization. The high density of data storage provided by the...

    Commercial Windows

  • Pc-Check

    Pc-Check will scan for errors in all hardware components on the computer it is being deployed on and display diagnostic results. The software is bootable from CDs and USBs, so even if the OS won't start the program will still be...

    Commercial Windows

  • Active@ Hard Disk Monitor icon

    Active@ Hard Disk Monitor

    Active@ Hard Disk Monitor is a disk utility that checks and monitors the status of your hard drives to help prevent data loss. The system is based on the Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.). This software...

    Commercial Windows

  • PassMark DiskCheckup icon

    PassMark DiskCheckup

    PassMark DiskCheckup allows the user to monitor the SMART attributes of a particular hard disk drive. SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a feature on a computer's hard disk for providing various...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Argus Monitor icon

    Argus Monitor

    Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds * Monitor your hard disk drive temperature and the health status of your hard disk drive by constantly checking the...

    Commercial Windows

  • Macrorit Disk Scanner icon

    Macrorit Disk Scanner

    Macrorit Disk Scanner is a third party disk surface portable tool for scan disk bad sectors which provides you with better options and better performance than Windows native disk scanner. .

    Free Windows

  • SMARTReporter icon

    SMARTReporter

    SMARTReporter is an application that can warn you of some hard disk drive failures before they actually happen! It does so by periodically polling the built-in S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard disk drives as well as performing other...

    Commercial Mac

  • DHE DriveInfo icon

    DHE DriveInfo

    DHE DriveInfoshows HDD information: Manufacturer, Product ID, Serialnumber, Firmware, ATA-Standard, BUS Info (S-ATA 150/300/600, P-ATA, USB, SCSI), Size, Buffer Size, Rotation Rate, Formfactor, Features, AAM, APM, Master Boot...

    Free Windows

  • Windows Surface Scanner icon

    Windows Surface Scanner

    Windows Surface Scanner is a free, fast utility that scans your hard drive(s) for physical errors. It will examine each sector on your hard drive for read errors and reports them if found. It is purely diagnostic and will not fix or...

    Free Windows

  • Activesmart

    Active SMART - is hard-drive deagnostic and file usage information tool. It uses the S.M.A.R.T. technology to track the status of the computer hard disks to timely detect and anticipate any problems, occurring with the hard drive...

    Commercial Windows

  • diskscan

    Diskscan is intended to provide the information needed to decide if a disk is good or not, be it an HDD or an SSD it is likely to be holding important data and if you have a suspicion that it is failing it is also important to know...

    Free Linux

  • Data Lifeguard Diagnostic icon

    Data Lifeguard Diagnostic

    This is a Windows version of the Data LifeGuard Diagnostics. It will test WD internal and external drives. In additional, it can provide you with the model and serial of WD drives attached to the system.

    Free Windows MS-DOS

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.29, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks
  • Hard Drive Inspector icon

    Hard Drive Inspector

    Hard Drive Inspector is a powerful, effective and easy-to-use program that monitors hard drive health. In many cases it is able to warn the user about forthcoming disk failure in advance, thus preventing information loss.

    Commercial Windows

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