smartmontools is described as 'The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to smartmontools for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, MS-DOS and BSD. The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like smartmontools are GSmartControl (Free, Open Source), HD Tune (Freemium), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid) and Disks (Free, Open Source).
- HDD Guardian provides a Windows front-end for smartctl, a utility which monitors your hard drive(s) and SSD(s) for health status, taking advantage of S.M.AR.T. View 12 alternatives to HDD Guardian
Project has been discontinued per notice: http://hddguardian.codeplex.com/
- Free • Open Source