Drive Genius 5 offers malware protection in addition to monitoring the health of your hard drives, so that you can take care of issues before they cause serious problems. It can detect physical issues, corruption, fragmentation, and more.
Version: 5.2.1Drive Genius 5 is an essential Mac protection software that offers a variety of features and utilities designed to clean up, speed up, and protect your computer.
License: Free To Try $79.00
Operating System: Mac OS X
The main way Drive Genius protects your Mac is through its DrivePulse monitoring feature.
DrivePulse will run in the background even when the software is closed, and automate drive integrity testing and malware scans for all drives connected to the computer.
It will only run tests when the computer is idle to minimize performance impact on the computer when in use, and can even warn you of potential drive failure before it occurs.
All of the utilities in Drive Genius can be run manually as well including:Defragment: Optimize your drive for maximum performance.
Speed: Test optimal raw drive speed.
Find Duplicates: Find and remove duplicate files.
Find Large Files: Find and remove unused large files.
Clone: Create an exact copy of your drive.
Secure Erase: Wipe drives, files and folders using a pattern of your choice.
Initialize: Prepare drives for use with macOS.
Repartition: Advanced drive space management.
IconGenius: Set a custom icon for a drive or folder.
Information: Detailed information about drive characteristics and structure.
BootWell: Create a secondary startup drive that can be used to maintain, repair, or recover your primary startup drive.
Instant DrivePulse: Run the most common DrivePulse tests manually.
Malware Scan: Scan drives for malware.
Physical Check: Check for hardware problems like a damaged drive.
Consistency Check: Check for drive / data corruption.
Repair: Repair a corrupted drive.
Rebuild: Rebuild the folder structure of a drive.
Active Files: Determine what applications have files / folders open on a drive.
With all these features available in Drive Genius, youll be able to keep your Mac protected and running smoothly.
Version 5.2.1: Clone now uses APFS snapshots if possible for perfect copies and to allow for a faster clone. Clone optimized for all drives to reduce the clone time for large drives. FileVault volumes can now be mounted (File->Mount). New Lite mode (free) and options for reduced pricing on specific utilities.