Download Hard Drive - Best Software & Apps

  • Clean Master for PC

    2014.11.3.1013

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    Platform
    Windows

    Clean up your hard drive and make your PC run faster with this alternative to CCleaner

    7
    1265 votes
    • PROS: Very quick analysis, Cleans different parts of your PC, Convincing design and usability, Configurable notifications, Can be integrated with the context menu
    • CONS: Few advanced features, The options menu is a bit lacking
  • AMCap

    9.22

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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture video from your webcam and save to your hard drive

    6
    572 votes
    • PROS: Captures video right from your webcam, Dead simple
    • CONS: Video files take a lot of space, Doesn't support automated snapshots
  • OmniDiskSweeper

    1.7.2

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    Platform
    Mac

    Free up hard drive space by identifying large files

    6
    88 votes
    • PROS: Recently made free to use, Quickly displays your biggest files, Easy to use
    • CONS: No undo button if you accidentally delete important files
  • Hard Disk Serial Number Changer

    1.0

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    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

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    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
  • iExplorer

    3.2.5.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Manage your iPhone as if it were a hard drive

    7
    106 votes
    • PROS: Manages your iPhone as if it were a flash memory drive, Functions as Windows Explorer, Attractive layout, Simply drag files
    • CONS: Access to contacts and SMS only with jailbreak terminals
  • iPhoneBrowser

    1.93

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    Platform
    Windows

    Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as an external hard drive

    5
    88 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Automatically launches when iPhone is plugged in, Lots of options for handling files
    • CONS: Might not always launch when iPhone is connected
  • ODIN

    0.3.4.308

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create exact zipped images of your hard drive

    7
    105 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with any hard drive, Image files can be compressed, Image files can be split
    • CONS: Image generation takes a while
  • Hard Disk Sentinel

    4.71

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    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
  • Norton Partition Magic

    8.0.1242

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    Platform
    Windows

    Streamlined Partition Maintenance Software for Your Hard Drive

    6
    147 votes
    • PROS: The 8.0 version has been upgraded with several user-friendly enhancements., Most external hard drives and USB storage keys are supported.,
    • CONS: In order to enjoy all of the above functions a purchase is required., Might not account for the presence of malware or viruses within an operating system.,
  • HDD Health

    3.3.220

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    Platform
    Windows

    Maintain your hard disk's state and functionality

    5
    37 votes
    • PROS: Very light on resources, Warns of impending hard drive failure
    • CONS: Only works with SMART drives, Can slow down hard drive sometimes
  • Multi-Camera Recorder

    01.03.00.02

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    Platform
    Windows

    Capture video from your Multi-Camera and save to your hard drive.

    6
    41 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use. Own video playback format. Can record multiple video. can use the PTZ camera.
    • CONS: Supports very few formats. Can be difficult to setup
  • PC Tools Disk Suite

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    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,
  • Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC)

    (OS X 10.6 - 10.9) 3.5.7

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    Platform
    Mac

    Easily make copies of your hard drive

    6
    36 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Does what it says
    • CONS: Seems to have some issues on 10.5, Won't start if you don't have a local drive connected
  • ParetoLogic Data Recovery

    1.1

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    Platform
    Windows

    Recover deleted files from your hard drive and other devices

    5
    30 votes
    • PROS: Two scanning modes, standard and advanced, Scans both the hard drive and other devices, Shows previews of most files, Works also with email messages,
    • CONS: Advanced mode is very slow, Filtering messages doesn't work properly
  • Auslogics Disk Defrag

    6.0.2.0

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    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
  • VideoCacheView

    2.38

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    Platform
    Windows

    Extract videos from the browser cache and save them to the hard drive

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Works with Internet Explorer and Firefox, Supports all video formats
    • CONS: Bear in mind that not all videos are stored in cache, Browser must be close before extracting latest videos