DriveDx Alternatives

    DriveDx is described as 'dvanced 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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DriveDx for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and MS-DOS. The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DriveDx are GSmartControl (Free, Open Source), HD Tune (Freemium), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid) and Victoria (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021

    1. Drive Genius is a hard drive utility that speeds up, cleans up and optimizes your Mac. New Features DrivePulse Monitors the overall health of your Mac hard drive, alerting you to possible issues before they become major problems.
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    2. SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives.


    3. 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.
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    4. 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 able to run.
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    5. A SMARTHDD intended for troubleshooting and operation optimization of HDD and SSD storages. Allows adjusting characteristics of HDD and SSD by modifying the positioning speed of magnetic heads (AAM) and fine-tuning power consumption (APM).
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    6. 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 checks for "I/O errors" or R.A.I.
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    7. Professional System Monitoring Utility designed for Mac.
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    8. Translucent provides detailed real-time information about what is going on inside your Mac.
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      • Mac
      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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      • Mac
      Sensei is a utility for improving your Mac performance — with features for Cleaning, Optimizing and Monitoring every aspect of your Mac.
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