BinaryFruit has revved DriveDx 1.4.2, its Mac OS X solution for SSD and HDD health diagnostics and monitoring, to version 1.4.2. The tool performs overall drive health diagnostics using drive health indicators (like SSD wear out/endurance, reallocated bad sectors, offline bad sectors, pending sectors, I/O errors, and more).
It’s a combined drive health analysis and forecasting tool. DriveDx monitors and analyzes changes to S.M.A.R.T. attributes in order to continuously evaluate drive health status and predict drive failures. In addition to “Failed” and “OK” drive statutes DriveDx supports “Warning” and “Failing” statuses indicating that a drive is in a pre-failure status and backup of sensitive data is highly recommended.
Version 1.4.2 offers improved diagnostic algorithms and heuristics and enhanced support of most recent SSD and HDD models and more. DriveDx requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later.
It can be purchased from the BinaryFruit website (http://binaryfruit.com/drivedx) or through the Mac App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/app/drivedx/id526290112) (a personal license only). A 10-day trial demo is available for download at the product website. Pricing is $19.99 for a personal license, $39.99 for a family license, $99.99 (and up) for a business license, and $49.99 (and up) for an IT-consultant license.