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HD Tune Alternatives for Mac

HD Tune is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HD Tune and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to HD Tune are smartmontools, DriveDx, InchWest DiskMark and AJA System Test.

HD Tune 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 HD Tune.
This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
HD Tune
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for...

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  1. GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

    GSmartControl vs HD Tune opinions
    Most users think GSmartControl is a great alternative to HD Tune.
    Cyrille

    GSmartControl just carries all it takes control/check disks or SSDs for defects. Same for its cli part 'smartmontools'.

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    no read/write graphs per offset

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  2. 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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    Provides accurate SMART data via CLI with granular control of the data. Unlike other software that attempts to replicate or shorten the data provided by drives, Smartmontools is legitimately capable of interpreting and displaying accurate and up to date information and interfaces appropriately with drives.

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    no benchmarks, no ways to test blocks

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  3. DriveDx

    • Mac

    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.

  4. InchWest DiskMark

    • Mac

    Test the performance of your flash (pen/usb), solid state, hard disk drives in just 60 seconds.

  5. AJA System Test

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Aja System Test is an application included with all KONA cards which lets you tune your system to the same high standards that developers do for the best performance.



  6. Stellar Volume Optimizer

    • Mac

    Stellar Volume Repair (also Optimizer) repair corrupt Macintosh HD and other partitions formatted with HFS and FAT file systems. It support extends to Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard.

  7. SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives.

  8. Drive Scope

    • Mac

    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.

  9. diglloydTools DiskTester

    • Mac

    DiskTester is a 64-bit application which tests drive performance and reliability for single volumes or RAID. Some highlights:

  10. QuickBench

    • Mac
    • Windows

    QuickBench is a simple to use but powerful hard disk performance benchmarking tool. It provides three built-in, industry trusted test suites which measure the performance of dozens of preset hard disk transfer sizes.

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