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Free CrystalDiskInfo Alternatives

The best free alternative to CrystalDiskInfo is GSmartControl, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to CrystalDiskInfo and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to CrystalDiskInfo are HD Tune, smartmontools, Victoria and Disks.

CrystalDiskInfo alternatives are mainly Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools but may also be Benchmark Tools or Hard Disk Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CrystalDiskInfo.
This page was last updated Jan 25, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
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Open-source HDD/SSD utility for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. values, disk temperature and other information.

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    GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.

    Drive information window - A failing drive, attribute list
    Most users think GSmartControl is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.
  2. HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!.

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    Most users think HD Tune is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.


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    smartmontools

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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 harddisks.

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    Most users think smartmontools is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.
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    Small, easy, complete, don't know how to use it just smartctl -h or man smartctl and you will have all the documentation you need.

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    Entirely command-based with no quick start guide for when you just want to check a disk.

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  4. 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 stationary conditions and is not intended to test the system hard drive.

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  5. A GNOME utility for dealing with storage devices.

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    Samsung Magician

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Samsung Magician software is designed to help you manage your Samsung SSD with a simple, intuitive user interface. Download files & find supported models.

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  7. 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.

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    AS SSD Benchmark

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    With AS SSD Benchmark you can determine your SSD drive's performance by conducting several specific tests.

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  9. 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.

    Discontinued

    Project has been discontinued per notice: http://hddguardian.codeplex.com/

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    HDAT2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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