Hard disk drive and SSD health inspection tool

GSmartControl is a graphical user interface for smartctl (from smartmontools package), which is a tool for querying and controlling SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) data on modern hard disk and solid-state drives. It allows you to inspect the drive's SMART data to determine its health, as well as run various tests on it.


The Downloads page contains all the available packages of GSmartControl.


  • automatically reports and highlights any anomalies;
  • allows enabling/disabling SMART;
  • supports configuration of global and per-drive options for smartctl;
  • performs SMART self-tests;
  • displays drive identity information, capabilities, attributes, device statistics, etc.;
  • can read in smartctl output from a saved file, interpreting it as a read-only virtual device;
  • works on most smartctl-supported operating systems;
  • has extensive help information.

Supported Hardware

GSmartControl supports ATA drives (both PATA and SATA), NVMe drives, various USB to ATA bridges, and drives behind some RAID controllers. Please see the Supported Hardware page for more information.

Supported Platforms

GSmartControl supports all major desktop operating systems, including Linux, Windows, macOS, FreeBSD, and other BSD-style operating systems. Please see the Software Requirements page for more information.

GSmartControl is Copyright (C) 2008 - 2024 Alexander Shaduri and contributors.

GSmartControl is licensed under the terms of GNU General Public License Version 3.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of version 3 of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public Licenses for more details.

This product includes icons from Crystal Project, copyright 2006-2007 Everaldo Coelho Crystal Project icons are licensed under GNU LGPL.