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MHDD Alternatives

MHDD is described as 'is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics' and is a hard disk diagnostic tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MHDD for Windows, Linux, Mac, MS-DOS and BSD. The best alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MHDD are HD Tune, Victoria, Hard Disk Sentinel and HDD Regenerator.

MHDD alternatives are mainly Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools but may also be Fan Speed Tools or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MHDD.
This page was last updated Apr 27, 2021
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics.

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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 MHDD opinions
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    TristisOris

    just inspection, no remap etc.

    Negative comment almost 5 years ago
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  2. 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!.



  3. 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.

    Victoria vs MHDD opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Victoria is a great alternative to MHDD.
    TristisOris

    DOS version it's a best tool for now.

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  4. Monitoring hard disk health and temperature. Test and repair HDD problems and predict failures. Prevent data loss by automatic and scheduled backup.

  5. HDD Regenerator

    • Windows

    The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.



  6. 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.

  7. DRevitalize

    • Windows
    • MS-DOS

    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.

  8. HDD Low Level Format Tool

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    HDD Low Level Format Tool is a utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting.

  9. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds

  10. HDAT2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.

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