HDD Profiler Alternatives

    HDD Profiler is described as 'HDD-Profiler is a powerful HDD (Hard-Disk-Drive) profiling utility that will inform you which files/folders were created, modified, accessed or removed in certain areas of your hard disk by creating system snapshots' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to HDD Profiler for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WatchDirectory. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DaemonFS or Watch 4 Folder. Other great apps like HDD Profiler are fseventer (Free), iWatch (Free, Open Source) and Tweakeze (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jan 11, 2021

    1. WatchDirectory monitors a file system directory and performs tasks when certain conditions are met.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DaemonFS is a real time file monitoring software. This tool lets you track modifications to your files. Every time a file gets modified, a notification launched from the tray icon appears.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Watch 4 Folder is a simple to use, small and portable tool to monitor folders and file activities. You can set a monitoring process with just 4 simple quick steps and then minimize the tool to the system tray.
    2. Graphically observe filesystem changes using the same underlying API as Spotlight. One example of use could be to determine what files are changed via software installation, preferences, etc...

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    3. iWatch is a realtime filesystem monitoring program. Its purpose is to monitor any changes in a specific directory or file and send email notification immediately after the change.
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    4. Tweakeze (tweak-easy) is a software tool designed to watch(monitor) changes on Microsoft Windows file system and Registry database.
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