Stellar Information Systems Limited has released Stellar Drive ToolBox 2.0 (, an update of the utility to optimize the performance of your Mac’s hard drive. It’s an “all in one,” pre-crash hardware maintenance utility that optimizes, protects, manages, repairs, and sanitizes your Mac hard drive volumes.

Stellar Drive Toolbox is a combination of hard drive maintenance and management tools. The modules include Surface Scan, Drive Initialization, Benchmark, Drive Performance, Volume Repair, Crap Remover, Drive Stats, Free Space Optimizer, Manage Volume, Stellar Shield Raw Data Editor, Wipe and Drive Clone. Version 2.0 also adds Data Encryptor, which allows you to secure and protect sensitive files by encrypting them with a password.

Stellar Drive ToolBox is available in both the CD and Download versions for single home user, Administrators, and Technicians. The single home user edition is available for US$99.