Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
- - GSmartControl is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to MHDD.
- - GSmartControl is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to MHDD.
Comments about GSmartControl as a Alternative to MHDD
just inspection, no remap etc.1
Victoria is a small application designed to assess performance, test and perform minor repairs to your IDE drive and SATA HDD. It's designed primarily for HDD repairmen in stationary conditions and is not intended to test the system hard drive.
Comments about Victoria as a Alternative to MHDD
DOS version it's a best tool for now.0
Monitoring hard disk health and temperature. Test and repair HDD problems and predict failures. Prevent data loss by automatic and scheduled backup.
- - Hard Disk Sentinel is the most popular commercial alternative to MHDD.
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!.
HD Tune Features
The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored.
HDD Regenerator FeaturesDiscontinued
The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.
SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces.
Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds
Argus Monitor Features
HDDScan is a freeware utility for storage devices diagnostics (HDD, RAID, Flash). The program can scan storage device for bad blocks, show S.M.A.R.T. attributes and change some HDD parameters such as AAM, APM, etc.
DRevitalize is a program that repairs bad sectors (physical defects) on popular magnetic media (hard drives and also floppy drives to some extent) by generating a special sequence of high and low signals around the physically damaged area.
Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.
Comments about Lm-Sensors as a Alternative to MHDD
Only monitors temperature, does not do any advanced monitoring or active tests0