HD Tune Pro 5.75

February 11, 2020 - EFD Software (Free)
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HD Tune Pro Filehippo is a hard disk / SSD utility developed by Efd Software. It can be used to measure the drive’s performance, scan for errors, check the health status by using S.M.A.R.T.(Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology), securely erase all data and much more.

It can also manage your disk space, safely remove files, and benchmark SSDs and HDDs, Check their transfer rate, burst rate and access time and Detect damaged sectors and reduce the noise of your hard drives in your pc.

HD Tune Pro is a powerful utility that can help you benchmark your drives and discover issues that may be affecting their performance. What’s more, in addition to the features offered by HD Tune, the Pro edition can also monitor drives and analyze disk usage.


Features Of HD Tune Pro Filehippo

Benchmark your HDD or SSD to ensure it is not underperforming
The application can run multiple types of tests to assess your device’s performance. HD Tune Pro enables you to measure transfer rate, access time and a burst rate, as well as CPU usage while transferring data.

It is also possible to perform a file benchmark using a file with a customizable length, as well as a random access test that simulates normal usage conditions by transferring files of varying sizes.

Keep a close eye on your drive’s health
HD Tune Pro monitors a range of parameters related to your storage device’s health, such as the temperature and fails count when performing various operations. These checks are performed regularly, and you will be notified if issues are detected.

Additionally, you can run a manual error scan at any time in order to locate damaged blocks or sectors. You can even choose which blocks should be scanned.

Assess disk usage, wipe deleted files and reduce hard drive noise
If you are running low on disk space, you can switch to the Folder Usage tab and run a scan in order to find and clean particularly large directories.

Privacy-minded users can take advantage of this program to overwrite the free space on their drives, thus preventing any deleted files from being recovered.

The Automatic Acoustic Management feature can help you reduce the noise made by hard drives while seeking, which can be an issue for users who have otherwise silent PCs.

What’s new in HD Tune Pro Filehippo:

  • Basic tests: added option for continuous testing
  • Erase: range can be specified
  • Monitor: transfer sizes of 128 KB to 2 MB added
  • Save options: current pass can be specified
  • Improved temperature detection

system try icon displaying the temperature

  • Added command-line option to list all available drives
  • Info: improved volume detection
  • Folder Usage: improved volume detection
  • Added support for more SSD drives
  • Improved support for +4TB disks
  • Added option to restore window position and size
  • Added new warning level
  • Improved support for +2TB disks
  • Added option to scan A: and B: drives
  • Added option to show drive serial number on the main screen
  • Fixed issue with Fahrenheit temperature display
  • added support for JMicron NVME to USB bridge
  • fixed window size issue
  • over temperature is shown as a warning instead of failure

how to install it?

download HD Tune Pro. Windows Vista and Windows 7 users will need to enter their administrator password and/or click on “Yes” if user account control prompts them to grant permission to install the software.

The following window will then appear:-

Click “Next”. The following window will then appear:-

click next

Scroll down to read the license agreement and if you agree, choose “I accept the agreement” and then click on “Next >”. The following window will then be displayed:-

click on accept and next

Here we can choose where to install the files on our PC. The default location is fine for most users, so simply click on “Next >”. The following window will then be displayed:-

select location to install

On this window, we can choose where to create the program’s shortcuts. Again, the default location is fine for most users, so simply click on “Next >”. The following window will then appear:-

select start menu folder

If you wish, you can create a desktop icon by selecting the single tick/checkbox on this window. When you have made your decision, click on “Next >”. The following window will then appear:-

create desktop icon

The installer now gives you the opportunity to review your settings. If you are happy with your selections, click on “Install”. There will then be a short pause while files are copied. When the copy is complete, the following window will appear.

view installation path

Installation is now complete. Click on “Finish” and the software will start automatically.

click finish

HD Tune Pro main window looks like this.

Hard disk utility

After installation, you can try out the program for 15 days. If you want to use the program after this period you have to purchase a serial number.

How To Use It?

Using HD Tune is very easy.
First, select the hard disk, then choose a function.

After the Start button is pressed HD Tune will perform several tests to measure the performance of the hard disk.


samsung hard disk utility in HD Tune Pro Filehippo

Transfer Rate
The read speed is measured in megabytes per second (MB/sec). The minimum, maximum and average speed is displayed on the right. The blue line on the graph shows the read performance across the disk.
*note*: One megabyte equals to 1048576 bytes (=1024 kilobytes). Some benchmarks define one megabyte as 1000000 bytes which results in higher scores.

Access Time
The average access time is measured and displayed in milliseconds (ms). The measured access times are shown on the graph as the yellow dots.

Burst Rate
The burst rate is the highest speed (in megabytes per second) at which data can be transferred from the drive interface (IDE or SCSI for example) to the operating system.

CPU Usage
The CPU usage shows how much CPU time (in %) the system needs to read data from the hard disk.


information tab in HD Tune Pro Filehippo

The first part of the screen shows detailed information about each partition on the hard disk.

The second part shows which features are supported.

The third part shows the basic information.

  • Firmware version
  • Serial number
  • Capacity

(The capacity between braces shows the capacity as it is marketed by the manufacturer; defining 1 KB as 1000 bytes)


This function uses S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) to get information about the health of the hard disk.

health status in HD Tune Pro Filehippo
The table shows the following parameters:
  • ID: Parameter which is being measured
  • Current: Current value
  • Worst: The worst value which has been recorded since the hard disk was first used
  • Threshold: The value of any of the parameters should never get below the threshold.
  • Data: Shows the usable data which belongs to the ID.
  • Status: Status of the parameter (OK or failed).
  • Error Scan

error scan in HD Tune Pro Filehippo

By pressing the Start button the whole surface of the disk will be scanned for defects.
Defects will show up as red blocks.


For good operation, the temperature should stay below 50 °C. The temperature should never exceed 60 °C.

Differences between HD Tune Pro and HD Tune:

Available Feature HD Tune Pro
HD Tune
Low-level benchmark YES YES
  • read
  • write
Detailed drive information YES YES
Health (S.M.A.R.T) YES YES
  • logfile
Error scan YES YES
  • error log
Folder usage YES NO
Secure erase (wipe) YES NO
File benchmark YES NO
Extra tests YES NO
Cache test YES NO
Disk monitor YES NO
Command-line parameters YES NO
Support for external drives
(health, temperature)
Temperature statistics YES NO
S.M.A.R.T self-test YES NO
Device statistics YES NO
Check the health status of multiple drives YES NO
Price USD 34.95
EUR 24.95
for personal use

System Requirement

Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Hardware requirements hard disk (internal or external), SSD, USB stick, memory card reader
disk space 10 MB of free disk space

Technical Specification

Title HD Tune Pro V 5.75
Software Size 2199 KB
License FREE
Language English
 Date 27 August 2019
Author EFD Software

HD Tune Pro is a Hard Disk or SSD utility that enables you to benchmark your devices, monitor their health, manage disk usage and more. It is very easy to use, featuring an intuitive GUI, and it also comes with extensive documentation. It also displays the temperature of the hard disk.

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