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    CrystalDiskInfo Alternatives for Linux

    CrystalDiskInfo is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to CrystalDiskInfo and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to CrystalDiskInfo are Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid), smartmontools (Free, Open Source), Disks (Free, Open Source) and diskscan (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 25, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    Open-source HDD/SSD utility for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. values, disk temperature and other information.
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    1. Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
      Most users think GSmartControl is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.
    2. SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
      Hard Disk Sentinel vs CrystalDiskInfo opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Hard Disk Sentinel is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.
      Windows2000 Hard Disk Sentinel is the most full featured hard disk SMART monitoring software ever written. It also contains good disk performance benchmarks, although that is not the primary purpose of the program.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      Best alternative for Linux.just like crystaldiskinfo, it shows the hd health status
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    3. 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.
      smartmontools vs CrystalDiskInfo opinions
      Most users think smartmontools is a great alternative to CrystalDiskInfo.
      Entirely command-based with no quick start guide for when you just want to check a disk.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      hexploder 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.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

    4. 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 how bad is it down the road.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • OpenSolaris
      Cross platform utilities useful for performing various operations on SATA, SAS, NVMe, and USB storage devices.
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