HDDlife Pro

HDDlife Pro

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0.193
  • Total Downloads:
    22,389
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 15, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try (Shows full info only for first hard drive); $25.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    8.31MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Accurately monitor the health of your hard drives with this comprehensive tool. HDDlife Pro's single-page interface displays comprehensive jargon-free information. The program's clear, concise Help file should guide novice users through program background and operation.

Operating HDDlife Pro couldn't be easier. At first run, the app checks more than 20 hard-drive parameters, then immediately displays health status, performance, and select drive information. The interface shows simple percentage bar graphs for health and performance, but offers single-click links for detailed information. A very helpful Conclusion window breaks the scores down into plain language. A temperature bar stays high on the information screen showing the drive's current and maximum temperatures. Additional graphs display drive capacity and free-space information. A tray icon displays the drive's current temperature, and pops up select data after updating drive status.

To display the drive's raw S.M.A.R.T. values, HDDlife Pro must maintain an Internet connection to the publisher's database. The 14-day trial is more than long enough for intermediate to advanced users to come to rely on this app for helpful drive-health information.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"its ok eccept:"

March 05, 2011  |  By jbsac

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.172

Pros

works well

Cons

does not read scsi drives

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3 stars

"don't find it useful."

March 05, 2011  |  By jkizer

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.172

Pros

don't find it useful.

Cons

don't find it useful.

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4 stars

"Good Product"

August 30, 2009  |  By SanjeevDubey

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.165

Pros

Very thorough and intuitive.

Cons

No cons as far as I know.

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2 stars

"It's good but not worth its money"

August 28, 2009  |  By Daniel_L

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.165

Pros

It has nice gui

Cons

it does not accurate and to much annoying popups

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1 stars

"HDDlife is worst"

August 14, 2009  |  By GlennMathindas

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.165

Pros

first i try for just wan to know thiat program

Cons

i dont like because sometime when i work with my PC the HDDlife many times said to buy a pro because my disk have a problem.
just for to know,
before i try the HDDlife im never hear the sound and my diskcheck always said no problem.

Summary

after i uninstall this software, i have a problem with my hardisk.
many time after i check my disk always said please restart.
i try to check the disk because i hear voice sound like 'grrrrrk' like my hardisk get a problem.
Why i uninstall? because sometime when i work with my PC the HHDlife many times said to buy a pro because my disk have a problem.
just for to know, before i try the HDDlife im never hear the sound and my diskcheck always said no problem.
and then when i go to the binary limited website i look the web is underconstruction. Now im very worst, and then always pray to GOD hoping my disk be good again. if CNET or everyone have suggest for me to help me, i really happy for that.
thank you CNET
from Glenn

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1 stars

"Reports a new SATA drive with health state 0%"

May 13, 2009  |  By JarrodJA

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.155

Pros

Nothing at all

Cons

If the new drive was at 0%, Microsoft will alert me

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4 stars

"Works Well, but Zero Support"

September 01, 2008  |  By Intrepid-LI

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.155

Pros

Works Well; Also monitors temperature; Can Email Alerts to your phone, etc. Hard drive temperature alerts CAN easily be customized to whatever temperature you desire (the other reviewers are incorrect).

Cons

Literally Zero Support. Never replied once to numerous emails or support tickets. The health status % needs some tweaking. The health and performance percentages are too low for many drives.

Summary

Great if you never need support.

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2 stars

"I had my first review removed."

June 27, 2008  |  By Charles K

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.155

Pros

I was mistaken about this program. It seems it's not so good after all. Safe operating temp for my hard drives is 140f or 55c. The alarm sounds at 45c which makes it a bother more then a helpful program to have. It would seem that the designer did a one parameter for all hard drives when each is different. Performance seems off to as mine are new & one scores 82% while the other scores 94% in performance. Disk usage is off some to. The Sports Fan got it right & I'm just hoping this revised review helps now.

Cons

I'm hoping these issues are addressed in the next update because being a program in a limited category, I bought it * as of now, it's been removed from my Vista system.

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1 stars

"Programs a waste of time."

June 25, 2008  |  By pebb007

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.155

Pros

Please don't buy this. It's off in every way & will only serve to aggravate the heck out of you. Safe operating temp. of my hard drive is 55c max., this gives danger warning at 45c. gave it to Revo & good riddance!

Cons

Everything!

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1 stars

"Not accurate at all!"

June 21, 2008  |  By The Sports Fan

 |  Version: HDDlife Pro 3.1.155

Pros

I haven't a clue what these other guys find so good about this app. It is not accurate in HDD safe operating temperature, used disk space & shows a new, out of the box WD 320 SATA drive as olive in color with an 82% performance score. What a load! Don't waste your $$$.

Cons

I'm not happy because we wasted $25 (like dummy's) on an app that we no longer use. Not recommended until or unless they fix the bugs in it!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0.193
Version 4.0.193 has fixed some system HDDLife install fails with message "HDDlife HDD Access service failed to start".
General
Publisher BinarySense
Publisher web site http://www.HDDlife.com
Release Date February 14, 2013
Date Added February 15, 2013
Version 4.0.193
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.31MB
File Name HDDlifePro_4.0.193.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 22,389
Downloads Last Week 6
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Shows full info only for first hard drive
Price $25

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