JkDefrag GUI

JkDefrag GUI

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.15
  • Total Downloads:
    37,025
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 16, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.22MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    33
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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For about as long as there's been a Windows, developers have been targeting the disk defragmentation utility for improvement. JkDefrag is a free, open-source defragmentation utility; JkDefrag GUI is a graphical user interface version that makes the powerful tool as easy to use as the built-in Windows feature and its many competitors.

JkDefrag GUI opens with a compact properties dialog that serves as a primary control interface. We selected what Actions we wanted JkDefrag to perform and which of our drives to check from drop-down menus and started the program. A compact view opened, displaying the program's progress in a color-coded bit map and counters. Clicking the program's system tray icon called up a menu with basic controls, a key to the display's color coding, and a menu for selecting what you want it to do when it's finished with the current job. The defragmentation process didn't seem to take significantly more or less time than other tools, though the program has some nice features, such as moving directories to the front of the disk and reclaiming MTF reserved space when the disk is full. JkDefrag is optimized for daily use and can be run automatically at startup or other times, and it can be used as a screensaver, too. It's as robust and reliable as any defrag tool based on the Microsoft API, which is pretty much all of the competition, so it won't delete the wrong files or otherwise mess up your disks. The tabbed JkDefrag interface is easy to manage, despite its many options.

JkDefrag GUI is a powerful, flexible defragmentation option that is accessible and as easy to use as other Windows disk defraggers. Since it's open-source freeware that is supported by a community of users (including a forum), it's always evolving and keeping pace with real-world issues.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Unable to rate (Only 1 Star) did not install. Cons."

January 17, 2012  |  By Copman

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

Nothing at present did not install.

Cons

I checked the download at Virus Total and Jiangmin Anti Virus ( one of 42 scanners )stated that this had Trojan/Refroso.ijp.
This may well be a false positive scan, but until I am sure I will not install the programme.

Summary

Check it yourselves.

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5 stars

"Outstanding. Works flawlessly"

November 23, 2011  |  By lasonda

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

Does everything it's set out to do.

Cons

Gui interface a bit baffling for some of us

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4 stars

"Good if you need a GUI"

July 10, 2011  |  By drjohn72

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

Clear, simple

Cons

Not sure I need a GUI

Summary

Downloaded by mistake - just wanted jkdefrag - this doesn't add much for me, but there's no problem with it

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5 stars

"Very good, very efficient, very trustworthy"

January 14, 2011  |  By artemisoflight

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

Simple to use, but detailed enough to satisfy the advanced user.
The computer is faster.
Works far better than Microsoft's defragment program.
More versatile and less pushy than Auslogics, though both programs do an excellent job.

Cons

For the beginner, it may take a little time to learn how to use all of the features.

Summary

I really like that my computer works properly. I do a lot of file juggling and deleting. I work on my laptop and, though I have massive amounts of storage space available, I cannot afford to have the system crash. JK Defrag keeps my system running smooth and efficiently. I have been using it for two years and I couldn't be more pleased.

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5 stars

"works great"

November 28, 2010  |  By Alfionso

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

works really great

Cons

Doesn't not work really great

Summary

Use it!

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5 stars

"Best defragger I've come across"

November 18, 2010  |  By physioz

 |  Version: JkDefrag GUI 1.15

Pros

I don't have a jam-packed HDD. Still over time my PC slows. Despite the numerous claims made by different vendors etc, this is the only Defrag software that consistently makes a NOTICEABLE difference to my PC's speed. (Windows 7, 64 bit)

Cons

Only caveat, the optimise monthly option takes several hours to run, probably because I don't defrag daily or even weekly sometimes (Windows 7, 64 bit). This is not an issue as I run it overnight.

Summary

Significantly speeds up PC, stable and very simple to use

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Emiel Wieldraaijer
Publisher web site http://www.wieldraaijer.nl/
Release Date June 16, 2010
Date Added June 16, 2010
Version 1.15
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Business Applications
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.22MB
File Name JkDefragGUI115.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 37,025
Downloads Last Week 33
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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