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    Drive Scope Alternatives

    Drive Scope is described as 'Hard drives (and solid state drives) are the most failure prone components in your Mac. For that very reason, in fact, drive manufacturers have built in self monitoring, analysis and reporting technology right into the drive. (a.k.a' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Drive Scope for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Drive Scope are GSmartControl, HD Tune, smartmontools and iStat Menus.

    Drive Scope is mainly a Hard Disk Diagnostic Tool but alternatives to it may also be System Information Utilities or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Drive Scope.
    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021
    • Mac
    Hard drives (and solid state drives) are the most failure prone components in your Mac. For that very reason, in fact,...
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    1. Open-source HDD/SSD utility for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. values, disk temperature and other information.
    2. Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.

    3. 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!.
    4. 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.
    5. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).

    6. 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.
    7. Stats Panel is a macOS app for monitoring system performance.
    8. Techtool Pro is a robust hardware diagnostic tool available for Macintosh.
    9. SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives.
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      Beaconly is a flexible, easy to use data aggregating menu app that ties relevant information to you, beautifully one click-away in your macOs menu bar. Easily discover status of AWS, your Jira Tickets, and so much more.
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