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.

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