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TechTool Pro free download for Mac

TechTool Pro

Hard drive and system repair-and-maintenance tool.

3.1
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$90.00
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TechTool Pro overview

TechTool Pro has long been one of the foremost utilities for keeping your Mac running smoothly and efficiently. With the release of this version, it has become more proficient than ever.

Main features:
  • TechTool Protection - TechTool Pro includes the option of installing a system preference pane to keep watch over your Mac. New features include check for I/O errors, Power On Self-Test errors, Mac notebook internal battery condition, and RAID status (if applicable). It also includes the same improvements to the SMART check in TechTool Pro. All of that, wrapped in an entirely new interface.
  • Check Computer - Check Computer is a handy way to tell TechTool Pro to run the entire suite of tests to give you the best possible snapshot of your Mac's health. Sometimes, though, it's nice to be able to leave tests out, or to skip certain drives. Using the new configuration panel, you have total control of the Check Computer suite. Power to the people.
  • Partition Map - TechTool Pro has long been known for testing your Mac's file system. It is important also to test the data structures that contain the Mac's file system: the Partition Map. The new Partition Map test checks the partition map of a given drive for errors. Partition map errors can cause entire volumes to go missing, or prevent a Mac from booting. If errors are found, they can be repaired usin the Partition Repair tool.
  • Partition Repair - Along with Volume Rebuild, which repairs Mac file systems, the Partition Repair tool repairs the remaining portions of the drive which keeps track of the volumes on your hard drive. This includes hidden partitions which keep track of your Mac's startup process. The Partition Repair tool does just what it says, repairing the partition maps or drives where needed.
  • SMART Check - Hard drives include a technology called SMART (Self Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) which can inform a computer about the health of its hard drives. In most utilities, just the overall results - passed or failed - are reported to the user. In the failed state, often there is little or no time to back up data before the drive fails entirely. Previous versions of TechTool Pro reported the overall status of each attribute, but some attributes don't contribute to the failure of a drive. Now, the SMART Check has gotten smarter. TechTool Pro now knows which attributes contribute to drive failure, and will report a failing result before the drive fails completely. Giving you time to rescue your data.
  • Memory Test - TechTool Pro 7 took a revolutionary step in testing memory, making TechTool Pro's memory testing suite the most comprehensive test available for the Mac. In TechTool Pro 10, we've taken some of the additional advancements used by ATOMIC, our dedicated Memory Tester, and integrated them into TechTool Pro. Now, memory is 'cleaned' before testing, reclaimed from macOS, maximizing the amount of RAM that can be tested.
  • Processor Benchmark - Get an objective measurement of your Mac's processor performance. The Processor Benchmark too uses industry-standard measurement algorithms to test processor performance. Using this tool, you can get metrics that can be used to compare processor speeds apples-to-apples. Avoids the confusion of comparison using Megahertz.
  • Bluetooth - Most Macs depend on Bluetooth to connect to the tools we use to interact with our computers: the keyboard and mouse. Bluetooth problems can result in dropped connections with those devices, which can be very frustrating. Verify the proper operation of your Mac's Bluetooth hardware. Make sure that not only your input devices, but also your audio and fitness devices can connect to your Mac by checking the Bluetooth hardware on your Mac.
  • Network Interfaces - Most Macs spend the majority of their lives connected to the internet. If the ethernet or wifi adapters in your Mac aren't working, the valuable connection to the internet can fail. The new Network Interfaces test can test any connected network interface for errors. It not only tests ethernet and wifi, but also any other supported internet connection, ethernet over USB, VPN connections, even a FireWire network conneciton. Ensure the reilability of your internet and intranet connections by testing your Mac's network interfaces.

Note: to read all the features that are available in this app visit this page.

What’s new in version 19.0.6

Updated on May 20 2024

  • Added iPad Air (M2) and iPad Pro (M4) series support for the Battery Check test
  • Updated Volume Rebuild tool to support non-ascii character volume names
  • Updated Bonjour manufacturer database for the Local Network tool
  • Updated Sparkle update framework to version 2.6.2
  • Minor fixes and enhancements
View older TechTool Pro updates

Information

License

Commercial

Size

331.6 MB

Downloads

1602821

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.13 or later
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What needs improvements

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TechTool Pro qualities

Value
1.8
Ease of use
3.3
Features
3.2
Reliability
2.7
Customer support
1.8

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WalterJennings1300
WalterJennings1300
Apr 26 2024
19.0.5
0.0
Apr 26 2024
0.0
Version: 19.0.5
Download link not working...
Ttimes
Ttimes
Apr 25 2024
19.0.5
0.0
Apr 25 2024
0.0
Version: 19.0.5
I have had their software for years and thought it good. What rankled me was that every time the operating system was upgraded, they required a new version to be purchased. As an Apple developer, they KNOW what is coming, so pretending to be shocked and be 'forced' to change is their own fault, not Apple's. Now that it is subscription, I will kiss it goodbye. With rare exception subscription software is a trap, underdelivers and over-charges. Ciao TTP, it was nice knowing you!
Chocky
Chocky
Feb 23 2024
18.1.3
4.5
Feb 23 2024
4.5
Version: 18.1.3
Just ran the numbers. Over a decade TTP has come it at around $55CAD/year (give or take). The new subscription model will raise that cost to around $120CAD/year over the next decade - For those arithmetically challenged among us that means the already high price (as mentioned in many comments) has been more than doubled.
robertsbh3
robertsbh3
Nov 29 2023
18.1.2
0.0
Nov 29 2023
0.0
Version: 18.1.2
I wanted 18 but the sites are ridiculous and the company sends useless emails to call. The phone number responds with various useless emails. This company is so poorly run. There should be something better on the market. It is sad in 2023 you get this bad response from a computer company.
Swo
Swo
Nov 25 2023
18.1.2
4.0
Nov 25 2023
4.0
Version: 18.1.2
Does anyone know how many machines TechTool Pro can be installed on? They're up to version 18 and it would becool if I could install the app on both my Macs (in any case I have no intention of buying a second license).
Laurent-Grisel
Laurent-Grisel
Nov 5 2023
18.1.2
1.0
Nov 5 2023
1.0
Version: 18.1.2
Vous allez perdre beaucoup d'utilisateurs avec des tarifs aussi élevés ! Et une utilité toute relative !
Jbmelby
Jbmelby
Nov 4 2023
18.1.2
0.0
Nov 4 2023
0.0
Version: 18.1.2
One of my big reasons for deleting this app has to do with the fact that Micromat has eliminated the user forum by which one could communicate directly with Techtool Pro support. I found that forum very useful, and without it, it’s practically impossible to find answers to questions, especially since the so-called knowledge base link is useless.
Jbmelby
Jbmelby
Oct 4 2023
18.1.1
0.0
Oct 4 2023
0.0
Version: 18.1.1
User for more years than I can recall. Finally uninstalled it because I decided it was useless, especially because of teh upgrade cost
TurdFerguson82
TurdFerguson82
Aug 21 2023
18.0.2
1.0
Aug 21 2023
1.0
Version: 18.0.2
As far as the actual app itself goes, it's a pretty good utility with great design and UI. Easy to figure out and use; even for those with limited Mac knowledge. Unfortunately, the software company who develops (markets) this app, have become one of the most greedy, predatory app developer companies out there! They prey on their existing customer base to ultimately attempt to disguise their ownership of TTP as a very pricy annual/bi-annual subscription based app. Over the years, I've sunk so much money into keeping this app up to date that it is very hard to stop supporting this extortion of their loyal customers as I really don't want to forfeit 8 years/11 upgrades (almost all paid-upgrades). What began as reasonable upgrade prices have over the years become completely unreasonable! I've already spent well over $500, and now that they finally get the app completely up to date with last year's Macs (about 6 weeks before the new Macs are released and this app is again out of date).Every upgrade is minimum of $60. Inevitably they will demand $70, then $80, and so on. This is a marketing strategy; a pretty unethical one at that. They get you to bite, then once that hook is deep enough, they're reeling in large chunks of cash every year for the foreseeable future. I will be cutting ties, finally; not because the app isn't any good. It is. I cannot afford this recurring payment any longer; also, I truly do not want to support this developer any longer! There are other similar alternatives out there! Albeit, the initial cost may be higher than TTP, but they will actually update/upgrade important features without demanding money every possible chance they get! Every user has this exact same issue and gives the app a 1 star rating! That is overwhelmingly the direct cause of the subpar rating. this app receives; it rarely has to do with performance or functionality. This strategy must be pretty effective financially for them because they have ignored their poor review ratings which 85% of the critical reviews tell them exactly why they are giving it 1 star...$$$$$$$$$$$$!!!!!!!!!!!
Pjaym59
Pjaym59
Jul 19 2023
18.0.1
0.0
Jul 19 2023
0.0
Version: 18.0.1
$89.99 to upgrade??? Absurd
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Jul 19 2023
18.0.1
2.0
Jul 19 2023
2.0
Version: 18.0.1
Same ugly upgrade charges, same ugly interface.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 18 2023
17.0.3
1.0
Jul 18 2023
1.0
Version: 17.0.3
*GAG* TTP v18.0 is out. And the price is BAD! Buying choices are (recalculated from CAD $ to US $): (a) SUBSCRIPTION (~$85 first year, ~$94 every year thereafter) -OR- (b) BUY a single license ~$166 -OR- if you own a v17 license (c) ~$63 upgrade to v18. *OUCH!!!!* The new stuff in v18 is remarkably meagre IMHO, NOT worth the upgrade: Suite Scheduling, Security Check Tool and Internal Improvements. *YAWN* Details are at the developer's site. Hopefully, these lousy prices will be discounted, so keep an eye out if you find a reason to bother with v18. Zzzzz.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 18 2023
17.0.3
1.0
Jul 18 2023
1.0
Version: 17.0.3
*GAG* (1) TTP 17.0.2 STILL couldn't update itself. IOW Micromat ignored the bug I'd discussed with them. Oh wonderful. But check out my next post about v18, just out... (o_0)
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 5 2023
17.0.2
1.0
Apr 5 2023
1.0
Version: 17.0.2
More RE: v17.0.1. Micromat were swift to reply to my questions. First, they don't know why v17.0.1 can find the 17.0.2 update but can't download it. It works on their end. (The problem remains at my end and is unique in my experience, so we're both flummoxed). Second, back up your TTP database, save it as a PDF, before updating to v17.0.2. So indeed, there IS a change in database format. (o_0) (OK. So document it!) You can save database reports by going to the 'Reports' tab then hitting the 'Save As...' or 'Print' buttons. - - Meanwhile, Micromat were kind enough to forward the official LINK to the .DMG Installer for v17.0.2 for those concerned: https://sales.micromat.com/disc_images/techtool_pro_17/ttp1702_8275.dmg
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 4 2023
17.0.2
1.0
Apr 4 2023
1.0
Version: 17.0.2
The v17.0.2 updated (downloaded from here at MU) refuses to run unless it deletes your current TTP results database. There is NO indication in the release notes of a change in the TTP database format! Therefore, this is VERY concerning and makes no sense! Seeing as TTP v17.0.1 is consistently FAILing to even download the 17.0.2 update, I'd WAIT. I'm betting there's a v17.0.2.1 in the works to fix this database incompatibility nonsense. Again: WAIT!
Fsckthemembership!
Fsckthemembership!
Feb 21 2023
16.0.3
2.5
Feb 21 2023
2.5
Version: 16.0.3
TechTool Pro 17.x just dropped… Can someone provide a compelling argument for it's use?
Fariborz
Fariborz
Sep 28 2022
16.0.2
0.0
Sep 28 2022
0.0
Version: 16.0.2
It’s so sad that despite all protests, this company is not commenting on them. I’m not arguing about its functionality, but about the greedy policy that has made it unusable to many users.
dmisek1943
dmisek1943
Sep 16 2022
16.0.1
0.0
Sep 16 2022
0.0
Version: 16.0.1
Constant paid updates with alot of this function not available! After many years no more from me!
ajmartin56
ajmartin56
Sep 12 2022
16.0.1
2.0
Sep 12 2022
2.0
Version: 16.0.1
A beta program should at least launch before you charge money for it!
ajmartin56
ajmartin56
Sep 12 2022
16.0.1
2.0
Sep 12 2022
2.0
Version: 16.0.1
Sales dept is crazy!!!!!
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Apr 9 2024
19.0.3
2.0
Apr 9 2024
2.0
Version: 19.0.3
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jan 29 2024
18.1.3
1.0
Jan 29 2024
1.0
Version: 18.1.3
Saneman1
Saneman1
Sep 24 2023
18.0.3
4.0
Sep 24 2023
4.0
Version: 18.0.3
credebh
credebh
Sep 8 2023
18.0.3
5.0
Sep 8 2023
5.0
Version: 18.0.3
Airbusky
Airbusky
Sep 6 2023
18.0.3
1.0
Sep 6 2023
1.0
Version: 18.0.3
kom
kom
Jul 26 2023
18.0.1
4.0
Jul 26 2023
4.0
Version: 18.0.1
jbmdispatcher
jbmdispatcher
Feb 22 2023
17.0.1
5.0
Feb 22 2023
5.0
Version: 17.0.1
giorgior408
giorgior408
Feb 4 2023
16.0.3
3.0
Feb 4 2023
3.0
Version: 16.0.3
ajmartin56
ajmartin56
Nov 30 2022
16.0.2
2.0
Nov 30 2022
2.0
Version: 16.0.2
Laurent-Grisel
Laurent-Grisel
Oct 7 2022
16.0.2
1.0
Oct 7 2022
1.0
Version: 16.0.2
gbdoc
gbdoc
Aug 10 2022
16.0.1
5.0
Aug 10 2022
5.0
Version: 16.0.1
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Aug 10 2022
16.0.1
1.0
Aug 10 2022
1.0
Version: 16.0.1
Jabba88
Jabba88
Dec 20 2021
14.0.3
4.0
Dec 20 2021
4.0
Version: 14.0.3
Wgibson648
Wgibson648
Jul 15 2021
14.0.2
2.0
Jul 15 2021
2.0
Version: 14.0.2
freddofoxxy
freddofoxxy
May 26 2021
13.0.2
4.0
May 26 2021
4.0
Version: 13.0.2
donlfrank
donlfrank
Feb 17 2021
2.0
Feb 17 2021
2.0
Version: null
Suricate15
Suricate15
Feb 4 2021
3.0
Feb 4 2021
3.0
Version: null
katsnme
katsnme
Jan 31 2021
4.0
Jan 31 2021
4.0
Version: null
chawya22
chawya22
Jan 29 2021
4.0
Jan 29 2021
4.0
Version: null
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
Dec 16 2020
1.0
Dec 16 2020
1.0
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PaulDWeiss
PaulDWeiss
Dec 1 2020
1.0
Dec 1 2020
1.0
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StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Oct 10 2020
2.0
Oct 10 2020
2.0
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TurdFerguson82
Oct 7 2020
1.0
Oct 7 2020
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Swo
Swo
Sep 26 2020
4.0
Sep 26 2020
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Geography Is Destiny
Sep 3 2020
1.0
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ShotBlocker
Sep 3 2020
5.0
Sep 3 2020
5.0
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Eric•Woehler
Sep 2 2020
1.0
Sep 2 2020
1.0
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honestone33
Sep 2 2020
4.0
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4.0
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Dr-Sparks
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enivr0
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5.0
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DragonMaster
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5.0
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eN0ch
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3.0
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3.0
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rafaciana-1
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anonymous-hawk
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1.0
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Septic Monkey
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0.5
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0.5
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DistrictDawg
May 7 2019
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1.0
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
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3.0
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stevehc
Mar 21 2019
5.0
Mar 21 2019
5.0
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Macfool
Macfool
Mar 11 2019
0.5
Mar 11 2019
0.5
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mattblackmanGeekEsq
Feb 16 2019
0.5
Feb 16 2019
0.5
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