PingHD is described as 'An opensource, cross-platform, and standalone GUI tool to keep your hard drive(s) alive based on time interval you choose' and is an app. There are three alternatives to PingHD for Windows. The best alternative is KeepAliveHD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PingHD are Prevent Disk Sleep and NoSleepHD.
- Free • Open Source
- 3 alternatives to KeepAliveHD
KeepAliveHDDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo
KeepAliveHD is a simple program which prevents your hard drive to go into automatic standby mode. It works by writing a small text file to your external drive every few minutes.
Prevent Disk SleepDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo3 alternatives to Prevent Disk Sleep
- Free • Proprietary
- Prevent Sleep Mode App
Your machine's hard disks enter into sleep mode during periods of inactivity to allow for system life-extending operations such as disk cooling. Prevent Disk Sleep circumvents sleep mode enabling quick disk response to any file operations even in the event of an extended...
- 3 alternatives to NoSleepHD
NoSleepHDDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo
NoSleepHD is a simple program which writes an empty text file every few minutes to your external hard disk drive(s) to keep it from going into auto-sleep mode.