Pros

  • Lightweight; runs from command prompt

Cons

  • Only available from a command prompt; info sometimes exceeds 80 characters

At A Glance

This command-line utility informs you of your hard drive's health.

Manufacturer’s Description

smartmontools contains utility programs (smartctl, smartd) to control/monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T.) built into most modern ATA and SCSI disks. It is derived from smartsuite.

Manufacturer’s Website

ballen4705, chrfranke, dipohl

The Specs

Requirements
Requirements Hard drive
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Download Details
License Type Free
File Size 0.407 MB
Total Downloads 5724