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DriveDx for Mac

Advanced drive-health diagnostic utility.

$19.99
In English
Version 1.12.1
4.2
Based on 43 user rates

DriveDx overview

DriveDx is an advanced drive-health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Save yourself from data loss and downtime that is associated with unexpected drive failures. Don't worry about losing your important data, music, and photographs. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx not only monitors the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T. status, but also analyzes the changes of all drive health indicators that are closely related to SSD or HDD failures (like SSD wear out / endurance, reallocated bad sectors, offline bad sectors, pending sectors, I/O errors, and more) and alerts the user immediately if anything goes wrong. Our drive-health diagnostic algorithms are based on recent research in the field. The application provides access to all sufficient drive-diagnostic data to satisfy any system administrator. DriveDx is the first utility of its kind to have a real user-friendly, Mac-style interface.

When evaluating the state of various drives, DriveDx can use different (specialized) heuristic algorithms, depending on the drive model and even its firmware version. One of the key advantages of the software is that the state of HDD and SSD drives is assessed using different algorithms (DriveDx has separate sets of rules and algorithms for HDD and SSD drives), since many state indicators of HDD drives are not applicable or make no sense in the case of an SSD drive.

Features:
  • Support of modern SSDs and HDDs
  • SSD lifetime left indicator
  • Different routines for SSD and HDD health evaluation
  • Real-time SSD and HDD health status monitoring
  • User friendly and intuitive UI
  • Pre-failure state early detection - DriveDx supports 4 drive health statuses: Ok, Warning, Failing (pre-failure) and Failed. (Most of drive utilities support only 2: "Ok" and "Failed")
  • Drive failure prediction based on health indicators that are closely related to SSD or HDD failures
  • Interactive hints and descriptions for all health indicators (SMART attributes)
  • Multi-tier warning system that will inform the user about deviations from the normal state of drive attributes
  • Diagnostic Knowledge Base online auto-updating
  • Drive overall health rating
  • Drive overall performance rating (if drive supports this subset of indicators)
  • I/O errors monitoring
  • Drive free space monitoring
  • Support of drive short and full (extended) self-tests
  • Save drive(s) health report to file
  • Automatic drive health reports by email (automatic email reports)
  • Human-readable drive health indicators (attributes) representation
  • Drive temperature monitoring
  • History-based drive health evaluation
  • S.M.A.R.T. error log
  • Growl notifications
  • Retina displays support

What’s new in version 1.12.1

  • Fixed crash on old macOS's (10.9 - 10.13) when sending email report via SMTP,
  • Fixed driver installer now doesn't require Rosetta 2,
  • Improved drive diagnostic algorithms and heuristics,
  • Improved support of Patriot P200 SSDs,
  • Added minor tweaks and fixes.

DriveDx for Mac

$19.99
In English
Version 1.12.1
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4.2

(37 Reviews of DriveDx)

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Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Apr 16 2022
1.11.0
0.0
Apr 16 2022
0.0
Version: 1.11.0
Tried to install using brew but their install server isn't in DNS. Is this product dead and my $20 a loss?
Caberlin
Caberlin
Apr 16 2022
1.10.1
0.0
Apr 16 2022
0.0
Version: 1.10.1
Is this Russian software? It digs deep into the Mac system, so I am worried these days.
matrixbud
matrixbud
Jan 15 2022
1.10.1
5.0
Jan 15 2022
5.0
Version: 1.10.1
I had a small problem that one of my Applescripts worked with every external drive except, lately, except for 2 out of 7 partitions on one drive. I tried and tried to diagnose the problem to no avail. Then I checked DriveDx and it told me the drive was in imminent danger of failure, and even gave details, and I believe it. Really good app!
anonymous-wallaby-5682
anonymous-wallaby-5682
Dec 2 2019
1.9.0
5.0
Dec 2 2019
5.0
Version: 1.9.0
It saved my data when it flagged a drive was on its way out. I backed up my stuff and ordered in a new drive, and re-purposed my old drive as an external. Two months later it died.
Iscreen
Iscreen
Nov 22 2019
1.8.3
3.0
Nov 22 2019
3.0
Version: 1.8.3
App seems pretty... smart. ;) Support still on holidays?
owls-condo0a
owls-condo0a
Jun 9 2023
1.12.0
5.0
Jun 9 2023
5.0
Version: 1.12.0
Ozron
Ozron
May 20 2023
1.11.0
5.0
May 20 2023
5.0
Version: 1.11.0
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Mar 22 2022
1.10.1
5.0
Mar 22 2022
5.0
Version: 1.10.1
matrixbud
matrixbud
Jan 15 2022
1.10.1
5.0
Jan 15 2022
5.0
Version: 1.10.1
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Jan 8 2022
1.10.1
4.0
Jan 8 2022
4.0
Version: 1.10.1
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Thuring
Sep 9 2020
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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