Fan Control Alternatives
The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.
- - Open Hardware Monitor is the most popular Windows alternative to Fan Control.
- - Open Hardware Monitor is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Fan Control.
Open Hardware Monitor FeaturesDiscontinued
There has not been any code change since December 2020, also the community now wonders if it is abandoned: https://github.com/openhardwaremonitor/openhardwaremonitor/issues/1471 There also seems to be a fork called LibreHardwareMonitor (which is already listed as an alternative) and appears to be the most active fork right now.
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SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.Discontinued
The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Comments about SpeedFan as a Alternative to Fan Control
It does not serve the purpose of providing one with a method to dictate their system's fan speeds.-2
AIDA64 is a system information, diagnostics, and auditing application developed by FinalWire Ltd., that runs on Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Tizen operating systems. It displays detailed information on the components of a computer.
- - AIDA64 is the most popular Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to Fan Control.
- - AIDA64 is the most popular commercial alternative to Fan Control.
SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.
Sidebar Diagnostics Features
HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.
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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).
- - iStat Menus is the most popular Mac alternative to Fan Control.
iStat Menus Features
Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds
Argus Monitor Features
Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.
- - Lm-Sensors is the most popular Linux alternative to Fan Control.
smcFanControl is the perfect application for all those Macbook owners getting burned by their hot-running Macbook.Discontinued
Not updated for many years, does not work on new hardware
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3C Toolbox is the comprehensive toolbox to save battery, tweak, tune, backup, secure and monitor any Android devices running any ROMs, any kernels.
cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.