Open-source HDD/SSD utility for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. values, disk temperature and other information.
- - CrystalDiskInfo is the most popular Windows alternative to SSD-Z.
- - CrystalDiskInfo is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to SSD-Z.
SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.Discontinued
The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Simple macOS system monitor in your menu bar.
- - Stats is the most popular Mac alternative to SSD-Z.
iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).
- - iStat Menus is the most popular iPhone alternative to SSD-Z.
- - iStat Menus is the most popular commercial alternative to SSD-Z.
iStat Menus Features
HDDScan is a freeware utility for storage devices diagnostics (HDD, RAID, Flash). The program can scan storage device for bad blocks, show S.M.A.R.T. attributes and change some HDD parameters such as AAM, APM, etc.
Stats Panel is a macOS app for monitoring system performance.
Stats Panel Features
PassMark DiskCheckup allows the user to monitor the SMART attributes of a particular hard disk drive. SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a feature on a computer's hard disk for providing various monitoring indicators of disk reliability.
PassMark DiskCheckup Features
Diskovery collects and displays the details of data storage facilities of the computer, including its physical drives, disk arrays, partitions, volumes and mount points.Discontinued
The last version released on 2021. 07. 21. based on the changelog: https://diskovery.io/changes
ZetaWatch is a small OS X program that displays the zfs status in the menu bar, similar to what iStat Menus does for other information. It is fairly well tested, but due to the current state of libzfs and libzfs_core, changes will be required until the API stabilizes.
iMac users who tweak their systems using 3rd party hard disks or solid state disks, are often surprised by an unpleasant aftermath: an annoyingly noisy hard disk fan. Fan management in Apple systems relies on temperatures reported by the SMC system.