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Smart Defrag

Key Details of Smart Defrag

  • Defrag and optimize hard disks to increase access speed and enhance durability
  • Last updated on 10/14/19
  • There have been 5 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 3 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Editors' Review

by   / February 17, 2014

Smart Defrag 3 hits all the notes you'd expect from a defragger, but it is too aggressive in terms of advertising. It throws recommendations for other programs at you at every turn. Still, it makes up for that pestering with performance that rivals most defrag programs for Windows.

This program tries to replace Windows' default defragmentation widget by being more advanced and offering more style, features, and customizations. We're not kidding about replacing, either -- the program will turn off your usual defragmenter and install other programs if you don't uncheck those options during install, so be careful. Once you have Smart Defrag 3 installed, you'll be very happy with its futuristic layout that offers some customization and a nice hard drive map that is a delight to read. It lets you set automatic and boot time defrags, as well -- but you might want to program those to happen when you're not using your computer, as the program took upwards of 30 minutes to defrag when we tested it. It was smart enough to recognize our SSD and not defrag it, though. The program has an "action center" that claims to recommend performance fixes, but they are all just recommendations for other programs made by the app's developers.

It's not as if those programs are bad, by any means, it's just a little obnoxious to see nonstop advertisements for other programs. Outside of that and somewhat slow performance, Smart Defrag 3 offers everything you'd want in a defragmenting program. It's a fine replacement for Windows' default and compares favorably to top programs like Defraggler.

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Editors' Review

by   / February 17, 2014

Smart Defrag 3 hits all the notes you'd expect from a defragger, but it is too aggressive in terms of advertising. It throws recommendations for other programs at you at every turn. Still, it makes up for that pestering with performance that rivals most defrag programs for Windows.

This program tries to replace Windows' default defragmentation widget by being more advanced and offering more style, features, and customizations. We're not kidding about replacing, either -- the program will turn off your usual defragmenter and install other programs if you don't uncheck those options during install, so be careful. Once you have Smart Defrag 3 installed, you'll be very happy with its futuristic layout that offers some customization and a nice hard drive map that is a delight to read. It lets you set automatic and boot time defrags, as well -- but you might want to program those to happen when you're not using your computer, as the program took upwards of 30 minutes to defrag when we tested it. It was smart enough to recognize our SSD and not defrag it, though. The program has an "action center" that claims to recommend performance fixes, but they are all just recommendations for other programs made by the app's developers.

It's not as if those programs are bad, by any means, it's just a little obnoxious to see nonstop advertisements for other programs. Outside of that and somewhat slow performance, Smart Defrag 3 offers everything you'd want in a defragmenting program. It's a fine replacement for Windows' default and compares favorably to top programs like Defraggler.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.3.5.189

  • Added the option of switching to the color-challenged mode while defragging
  • Optimized Fast Defrag
  • Enhanced the detection of SSD
  • Optimized UI and the display of multi-languages
  • Fixed minor bugs

General

Publisher IObit
Publisher web site http://www.iobit.com
Release Date October 10, 2019
Date Added October 14, 2019
Version 6.3.5.189

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 15.54MB
File Name smart-defrag-setup.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 25,450,279
Downloads Last Week 458

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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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