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SMART Utility Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to SMART Utility for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SMART Utility and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to SMART Utility are smartmontools, DriveDx, SMARTReporter and Drive Scope.

SMART Utility 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 SMART Utility.
This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021
  • Mac

SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives.

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  1. GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

  2. smartmontools

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI harddisks.



  3. DriveDx

    • Mac

    DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T.

  4. SMARTReporter

    • Mac

    SMARTReporter is an application that can warn you of some hard disk drive failures before they actually happen! It does so by periodically polling the built-in S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard disk drives as well as performing other checks for "I/O errors" or R.A.I.

  5. Drive Scope

    • Mac

    Hard drives (and solid state drives) are the most failure prone components in your Mac. For that very reason, in fact, drive manufacturers have built in self monitoring, analysis and reporting technology right into the drive. (a.k.a.



  6. Sensei

    • Mac

    Sensei is a utility for improving your Mac performance — with features for Cleaning, Optimizing and Monitoring every aspect of your Mac.

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