SMARTHDD Alternatives

    SMARTHDD is described as 'A SMARTHDD intended for troubleshooting and operation optimization of HDD and SSD storages. Allows adjusting characteristics of HDD and SSD by modifying the positioning speed of magnetic heads (AAM) and fine-tuning power consumption (APM)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SMARTHDD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SMARTHDD are GSmartControl (Free, Open Source), HD Tune (Freemium), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid) and smartmontools (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. Hard Drive Inspector is a powerful, effective and easy-to-use program that monitors hard drive health. In many cases it is able to warn the user about forthcoming disk failure in advance, thus preventing information loss.
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    2. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor is a disk utility that checks and monitors the status of your hard drives to help prevent data loss. The system is based on the Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.).
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    3. Ashampoo HDD Control 2 provides complete monitoring of your hard drive(s). The software supports not only all common IDE and serial ATA hard drive(s), but also provides improved support for external USB hard drives and solid state drives (SSDs).
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      • Windows
      HDD Health is a full-featured failure-prediction agent for machines using Windows 95, 98, NT, Me, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7. Sitting in the system tray, it monitors hard disks and alerts you to impending failure. The program uses Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology (S.M.
    4. SMART Utility is an application to scan the internal hardware diagnostics system of hard drives.


    5. 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.
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      • Windows
      Active SMART - is hard-drive deagnostic and file usage information tool. It uses the S.M.A.R.T. technology to track the status of the computer hard disks to timely detect and anticipate any problems, occurring with the hard drive, before the danger of the data loss appears.
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    6. IsMyHdOK is a small program but effective solution to easily check the Performance of a Windows Volume eg. Partition!
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