Victoria Alternatives

    Victoria is described as 'small application designed to assess performance, test and perform minor repairs to your IDE drive and SATA HDD. It's designed primarily for HDD repairmen in stationary conditions and is not intended to test the system hard drive' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Victoria for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, MS-DOS, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Victoria are HD Tune (Freemium), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid), HDD Regenerator (Paid) and HDDScan (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 2021

    1. CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which supports S.M.A.R.T. It shows the health status much more clearly than similar tools. The "Function / Graph" is especially interesting for the "Reallocated Sectors Count".
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    2. HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!.
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    3. SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
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    4. The HDD Regenerator can repair damaged hard disks without affecting or changing existing data. As a result, previously unreadable and inaccessible information is restored. Detect physical bad sectors on a hard disk drive surface.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated since 2011, but it supports Windows 10 and can be still bought from the official website.

      Most users think HDD Regenerator is a great alternative to Victoria.
    5. 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.
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    6. MHDD is the most popular freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics. MHDD supports these interfaces: IDE, Serial ATA, SCSI. Also there is a possibility to access an USB storage, there are drivers for emulation (USB->SCSI).

      Discontinued

      Last version 4.6 was released in 2005. See http://hddguru.com/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/mhdd_changelog.en.html

      • Windows
      • MS-DOS
      DRevitalize is a program that repairs bad sectors (physical defects) on popular magnetic media (hard drives and also floppy drives to some extent) by generating a special sequence of high and low signals around the physically damaged area.
    7. 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.
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    8. HDD Low Level Format Tool is a utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting. - Supported interfaces: S-ATA (SATA), IDE (E-IDE), SCSI, SAS, USB, FIREWIRE. - Big drives (LBA-48) are supported.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.
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