What's new in HDDlife3?
Detailed SMART report.
With the suggestions of professional users taken into account, HDDlife® 3.0 now has a new feature – detailed SMART information, which allows you to view detailed information about attributes. SMART monitors the main characteristics of the drive showing them in the form of numbers.
Support of USB hard drives.
Currently, USB hard drives are getting more and more popular. Speed, availability, ease of use, large amounts of information – all that takes you to a new level of mobile freedom and functionality. One of the new features in HDDlife® version 3.0 allows you to control the performance of external drives, now the program supports USB. Now the program can work with drives from the largest Japanese IO-Data company and with Western Digital Passport drives. Starting from version 3.0, the list of supported USB drives will be enlarged. You can see the list of supported and unsupported drives on our site.
Indicating reading from/writing to the disk.
For maximum convenience, HDDlife® 3.0 allows you to display the read/write indicator next to the system clock (in the system tray). Now you can always see the hard drive activity indicators.
Windows Vista Gadget!
HDDlife® also comes with a gadget for Windows Sidebar that will display the information about the hard disk, including its temperature and health. It will also let you observe read/write operations of your drives at any time.
Hard drive overheating due to the increase in the power it consumes is a serious problem, especially for those who use portable computers – laptops. The new feature in HDDlife® 3.0 – power management – allows you not only to control the amount of consumed power, but also to manage the hard drive power consumption.
Works with Windows Vista
HDDlife® 3.0 is fully compatible with the new operating system Microsoft Windows Vista. The program has a “Works on Windows Vista” certificate – it is included in a list of such programs on the Microsoft web site.
One more feature in the new version of HDDlife® 3.0 allows you to avoid mistakes typical of manual registration – the program registration process is now improved, which makes it fast and easy even for inexperienced users