Download Hard Disk - Best Software & Apps

  • Hard Disk Serial Number Changer

    1.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Change your hard drive serial number effortlessly!

    7
    123 votes
    • PROS: Free and Fast to Download, Available anywhere, all the time, Proven to be virus free
    • CONS: Certain browsers slow down on Windows 8.1 powered machines
  • HDD Regenerator

    2011

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Repair physical bad sectors on a hard disk

    6
    255 votes
    • PROS: Works on several different types of hard drives, Does not affect existing information on your hard drive, Repairs damage low-level disk formatting cannot
    • CONS: Not always effective
  • Hard Disk Sentinel

    4.71

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Effective Hard Disk Drive Monitoring Software for Personal Use

    7
    19 votes
    • PROS: This package can work with multiple hard disk drives, Constant monitoring services guarantee early detection and prevention
    • CONS: Customers will need to purchase this product to access all of its features, This system is not meant to detect common issues such as viruses
  • Free RAW Partition Recovery

    1.0.0.8

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Lovers

    9
    79 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Easy to use,
    • CONS: Not all features available for free, Tends to run rather slowly at times
  • CrystalDiskInfo

    5.6.2

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check out the health status of your hard disk

    8
    39 votes
    • PROS: Accurate information about HDD characteristics
    • CONS: No interaction or comparison tools
  • PC Tools Disk Suite

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All-in-one hard drive optimization, defrag, repair and partition app

    8
    4 votes
    • PROS: Defrags, performs backups and partitions in one, Easy to use and administer, Each tool integrates with the others nicely
    • CONS: Thorough backup is rather slow,
  • Partition Table Doctor

    3.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Complete package for hard disk data recovery and partition recovery

    6
    31 votes
    • PROS: Handy set of tools to manage partitions, Lets you create bootable CD and emergency disks, Very well documented
    • CONS: Plain interface
  • Auslogics Disk Defrag

    6.0.2.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Increase performance by organizing your hard-drive

    7
    83 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Auto-shutdown, Auto-defrag when computer is idle, Defrag and Optimize feature
    • CONS: Help is online only
  • Hard Drive Eraser

    2.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Securely erase data from a hard disk

    5
    25 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Four different wiping methods, Asks for confirmation twice
    • CONS: Partitions are listed as separate drives, which may be confusing
  • Macrium Reflect

    5.1.5732

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create exact images of your hard drive

    7
    17 votes
    • PROS: Disk imaging made easy!, You can create a disk image in just a few steps
    • CONS: Scheduled backups are not very user-friendly, Rescue CD is limited to a few operating systems
  • Lion Recovery Disk Assistant

    1.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Download Apple's recovery partition tool for Lion

    4
    3 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Only requires a USB stick or drive with 1GB, Provides you with a recovery hard copy of Lion , Creates recovery drive in seconds
    • CONS: Recovery partition is not visible in OS X, Wipes entire external hard drive or USB stick, Does not create a recovery installation disk - only a partition
  • Aomei Partition Assistant

    Home Edition 5.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Partition your hard disk with ease

    7
    23 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Divide, copy and delete partitions, Includes wizard and help manual
    • CONS: No support for partitions of other operating systems, Complicated to use initially for beginners
  • SelfImage

    1.2.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create an image of a hard disk or partition

    7
    16 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Very fast at making images, Optimised for dual core processors
    • CONS: Not enough instructions for beginners, No longer supported, No help
  • Disk Heal

    R 1.48

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fix disk errors caused after virus infections

    4
    22 votes
    • PROS: Can help recover hard drives or programs after virus damage, Easy to use and quick to analyse,
    • CONS: Can conflict with anti virus software, Can make damaging changes to your registry
  • DriveSpacio

    0.1.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    See exactly what's occupying your disk space

    5
    7 votes
    • PROS: Displays hard drive info in pie chart form, Very fast at scanning drives
    • CONS: Doesn't update in real time