TechTool Pro
TechTool Pro
13.0.2

2.7

TechTool Pro free download for Mac

TechTool Pro for Mac

30 January 2021

Hard drive and system repair-and-maintenance tool.

What is TechTool Pro for Mac

TechTool Pro has long been one of the foremost utilities for keeping your Mac running smoothly and efficiently. With the release of version 12, it has become more proficient than ever.

Main features:
  • TechTool Protection - TechTool Pro 12 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 TechTool Pro

Version 13.0.2:
  • Added support for macOS 11 ‘Big Sur’.
  • Fixed a reported crash of the Battery Check test when updating and searching for Wi-Fi enabled devices.
  • Fixed an issue detecting Boot Camp partitions which reside on an APFS volume.
  • Fixed the Check Computer configuration window to correctly support the Data partition for the File Structures test.
  • Fixed Check Computer configuration suites menu when booted from a TechTool Protogo Basic profile device or eDrive.
  • Fixed issues with multiple users in the login window for a Mac OS X Basic device.
  • Fixed a Battery Check crasher reported by users of Mac OS X 10.11 'El Capitan'.
  • Fixed battery manufacturer date for new iOS devices which were introduced this year.
  • Fixed Snapshot Usage feature in the TechTool Protection to correctly create snapshots according to user settings.
  • Added a warning dialog for Macs equipped with the Apple T2 chip for TechTool Protogo and eDrive.
  • Added support for user Home directories stored on external volumes for Mac OS X Basic profile devices.
  • Updated Snapshot Recovery APFS snapshot deletion routine for improved performance.
  • Updated Battery Check toolTips to dynamically update the iOS version when a devices operating system is updated.
  • Updated Disk Speed tool icon.
  • Updated the Battery Check status in the Battery Check feature of the TechTool Protection system preference for parity with the application.
  • Updated Sparkle to version 1.24.0 for the Check for Update feature.
  • Updated English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese (Simplified) localization.
  • Updated model identification strings for the Check Computer configuration panel.
  • Other minor updates and enhancements.
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donlfrank
donlfrank
Feb 17 2021
13.0.2
2.0
Feb 17 2021
2.0
Version: 13.0.2
I am a longtime user, now fed up. The "updates" are expensive, and don't work. For example, without an edrive the application is nearly useless, and it always hangs when I try to create an edrive (Big Sur OS, Big Sur-"compatible" drive). I am tired of this crap. Buyer beware!
Suricate15
Suricate15
Feb 4 2021
13.0.2
3.0
Feb 4 2021
3.0
Version: 13.0.2
All what concerns hardware on your machine is well analysed with this application. But on pure software side ie. cloning a volume (SSD APFS in my case) it's a disaster : 215 Gb system SSD to read and write on an external SSD require 11 hours to build a sparse image and finally no, the final image couldn't be written completely... With CCC (M. Bombich) it was done in 29 minutes and with ChronoSync (Econ Technologies) in 32 minutes. Successful, verified and all fine. The upgrade price is also too high, even with a Black Friday discount, this application doesn't evolve so much from one version to the next one.
katsnme
katsnme
Jan 31 2021
13.0.2
4.0
Jan 31 2021
4.0
Version: 13.0.2
I agree with member eN0ch 11 January 2020. I have been annoyed by the upgrade pricing policy for some time. In fact, I purchased TechTool Pro 11 and it never, ever worked. Not once. It crashed every time I tried to use it on my MacBook Air. I told MicroMat support more than once about the problem and wanted a full refund. HA! That never happened. In fact, No one helped me. I complained but still no refund. I purchased TechTool Pro 11 with Serial Number: 1175837 and it never, ever worked. Then they wanted me to pay for the new upgrade TTP12 despite the fact I never was able to use TechTool Pro 11. It crashed every time I tried to use it on my MacBook Air. Now they want me to pay again. No free upgrades for MicroMat! I have been using TechTool Pro since I purchased TechTool Pro 7. Times are rough right now and money is tight but Micromat wants long time customers to pay the Techtool Pro 13 Loyalty Upgrade - download only - for users of Techtool Pro 12 at $29.99 ... again.
Geography Is Destiny
Geography Is Destiny
Jan 30 2021
13.0.2
1.0
Jan 30 2021
1.0
Version: 13.0.2
Can v. 13.0.2 do full Volume Rebuilds on APFS SSDs yet? When they add that functionality in, I will come back to this venerable app, but it's useless until then.
Drtyrell969
Drtyrell969
Jan 29 2021
13.0.2
0.0
Jan 29 2021
0.0
Version: 13.0.2
Insane price point.
chawya22
chawya22
Jan 29 2021
13.0.2
4.0
Jan 29 2021
4.0
Version: 13.0.2
I wandered back to the fold because the upgrade price was decent. I had definitely become a Hater! In TTP 12, no matter what I did, I couldn't get Protogo to boot and Support offered no solution. TTP 13 Protogo boots with no issues. I wanted to switch to a SSD on my MacBook Pro and TTP 13 cloned my old HD flawlessly. I also have a Mac mini that had issues and now that Protogo will boot, I was able to resolve the problem. I haven't examined all the functionalities of TTP 13 but when I needed a reliable Tool, TTP 13 came through for me!
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
Dec 16 2020
13.0.1
1.0
Dec 16 2020
1.0
Version: 13.0.1
Well, this isn't going well. Just installed v 13 over 12 on my MacBook Air. Erased my edrive to install the v13 and it says I don't have enough disk space. Ugh. 144gigs to spare and it can't find room for it . So I used TM to reinstall v 12, removed 13. Now v12 is giving me the same spiel. Not good. Not good at all. Pro to go won't show up in sys prefs to restart. You guys are BAD man. C'mon.
PaulDWeiss
PaulDWeiss
Dec 1 2020
13.0.1
1.0
Dec 1 2020
1.0
Version: 13.0.1
I have used this app since v. 4.x. It has never successfully helped me pull my chestnuts out of the fire because in every release, at least half the functionality simply doesn’t work. For instance, the eDrive fails to function as a startup disk, but the program won't let me delete it and recreate it. The Preference Pane doesn’t install correctly. Background protection scanning will work for weeks, then will stop working, and will never work again. The program creates snapshots that it can’t later open and read. I vowed that I would stop updating this thing half way through v. 9.x, when they wanted more money for a dot-dot release. I lived without the later v. 9.x releases, all the 10.x releases, all the 11.x releases, and all the 12.x releases. Finally, my old 9.x release wouldn’t even launch on a current OS, and I couldn’t use even the modest amount of functionality the program was supplying, so I upgraded to a 13.x release. I was amazed to find that stuff which had been broken in 9.x was still broken, that support for Apple’s current APFS file system is still only partial, at that functionality which had more-or-less worked (like the Preference Pane) was now broken. I have been a customer for seven major releases, but I think that really what I am is a sucker. Nothing ever gets fixed. No, let me try that again: NOTHING EVER GETS FIXED.
StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Oct 10 2020
13.0.1
2.0
Oct 10 2020
2.0
Version: 13.0.1
Once great app destroyed by minor updates and greedy pricing.
TurdFerguson82
TurdFerguson82
Oct 7 2020
13.0.1
1.0
Oct 7 2020
1.0
Version: 13.0.1
This could easily be a 5-star app if it wasn't for Micromat's egregious update policy. If you spend over $100 for an app, you'd expect it to last more than a calendar gauged for a hefty fee in order to keep your app up to date! With TTP you would be extremely lucky to even get a whole year before you are expected to pay them $40 to keep it current. It is obscene how shameless Micromat is! Their strategy is once they have a customer spend that much money on an app, their hook is sunk. then they just keep reeling you in because they know that you have to spend the $40+ upgrade charge a couple of times a year until you decide to bail on the initial $120+ initial app purchase altogether. What a shame because I actually do like the app...
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