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MHDD Alternatives for Linux

MHDD is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to MHDD and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MHDD are Hard Disk Sentinel, WHDD, Lm-Sensors and SpinRite.

MHDD 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 MHDD.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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  1. GSmartControl icon

    GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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    Drive information window - A failing drive, attribute list
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    TristisOris

    just inspection, no remap etc.

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

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    Main window with menu and quick buttons for faster navigation. Health history graph and textual description about hard disk status.


  3. WHDD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    HDD diagnostic and data recovery tool for Linux.

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    Discontinued

    Official website/service is unavailable.

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    pva0xd

    Even visually it looks very similar to mhdd. Just check yourself

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    alteer8

    aka MHDD for Linux.

    Sadly it's discontinued as well

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  4. Lm-Sensors icon

    Lm-Sensors

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.

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    alteer8

    Only monitors temperature, does not do any advanced monitoring or active tests

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  5. SpinRite icon

    SpinRite

    • Windows
    • Linux

    SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces.

    ⚫︎ PortableSpinRite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. ViVARD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The aim of ViVARD is to examine the HDD to verify the integrity of each data sector and identify damaged or bad blocks. Compared to other programs, it has the main advantage to remap dead sectors.

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