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Windows Disk Defragmenter Alternatives

Windows Disk Defragmenter is described as 'Disk Defragmenter is a computer program included in Microsoft Windows designed to increase access speed by rearranging files stored on a disk to occupy contiguous storage locations, a technique commonly known as defragmenting' and is a Defrag tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows Disk Defragmenter for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Defraggler. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try IObit Smart Defrag or MyDefrag. Other great apps like Windows Disk Defragmenter are Auslogics Disk Defrag, UltraDefrag, O&O Defrag and WinExt Free.

Windows Disk Defragmenter alternatives are mainly Defrag Tools but may also be System Cleaners or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows Disk Defragmenter.
This page was last updated Nov 22, 2021
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  • Windows

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  1. It differs from other defrag tools on the market, by enabling you to quickly and simply defrag the files you want to, without having to process the whole drive.

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    Most users think Defraggler is a great alternative to Windows Disk Defragmenter.
  2. Auslogics Disk Defrag

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Disk fragmentation leads to system slowdowns, PC crashes, slow startup and shutdown and sometimes to system failures. Auslogics Disk Defrag is designed for fast optimization of todays modern hard disks. Get the maximum performance out of your expensive hardware investments.

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    The fact that it gives a visual representation of whats happening is somewhat nice to see

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  3. UltraDefrag is a disk defragmenter for Windows. It can quickly defragment everything including files which are usually locked by Windows. For instance, UltraDefrag can re-join paging and hibernation files.

  4. IObit Smart Defrag

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Smart Defrag is a Reliable and Intelligent Disk Defragmenter with Ultra-fast, Stable, Efficient Defrag Engine.

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  5. O&O Defrag

    • Windows

    O&O Defrag packs file fragments quickly and securely back together to optimize your hard disk under Windows. You can now see what the program does for your system thanks to graphics and statistics, which give you a before-and-after Defrag contrast.



  6. MyDefrag

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MyDefrag (previously JkDefrag) is a disk defragmenter and optimizer (a maintenance utility to make your harddisk faster) for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 2008, Win7, and for X64. It is freeware, no time limit, fully functional, no advertisements.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.3.1, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

  7. WinExt Free

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Powerful Win utilities: fix registry, clean junk, protect privacy, optimize system, quick launch, find duplicates, folder size, see more recent resources, activity monitor, batch operation, synchronization, disable context menus, skip UAC, trace file.

  8. PerfectDisk

    • Windows

    PerfectDisk is a disk defragmenter with a variety of advanced disk management features. It supports automatic background defragmentation, flexible scheduling options, and boot-time defragmentation of locked system files.

  9. System Mechanic is a suite of tools made to tune up your PC. It can solve several PC problems and optimize performance.

  10. Puran Defrag

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Puran Defrag is a very simple disk defragmenter which will defrag the files and optimize your system, collecting all the fragments of a file and putting them together, as well as moving some frequently used files and all directories to faster disk areas.

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