Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4.8.1

Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro 4.8.1

Reviewed by Chad Faith

"Get your HDD optimized for peak efficiency!"

Overview

As the name of this utility indicates, the Auslogics Disk Defrag is a defragmentation tool designed to correct the problems commonly caused by file fragmentation on the hard drives. Whenever you are experiencing file fragmentation on your machine, you will observe at least some of the following symptoms: warnings regarding the lack of disk space, latency in the responsiveness of the computer and software installed, operating system errors, a decrease in the download and upload speed of online applications.

The Auslogics Disk Defrag is an extremely powerful tool compatible with modern hard drives, extremely reliable and easy to use. Moreover, unlike other disk defragmentation utilities this software does not require you to spend additional time with diagnosing the causes of the poor responsiveness and overall decreased performance of the desktop or laptop computer. The reason for this is that this software does all the sweeping and repairs when you start it. Auslogics is able to recognize and clean over seventy different junk files, arrange the files in the most efficient way and remove logs that you do not need. In addition, it corrects the operating system registries and the corrupt references and optimizes the setting of the OS for your specific of internet connection.

So, does Auslogics Disk Defrag rise to the occasion and deserve the hype that many users have accorded it? Let’s find out in this review!

Installation

The installation process is simple and intuitive, as all you need to do is follow the instructions in the setup wizard. The big plus of the software is that it only requires approximately 13 MB from your storage capacity and it allows users to install it on any drive they choose. After the installation process is over, you will need to browse through the settings and customize it, set schedules and add the exclusions as you see fit.

It is important to note that while the defragmentation tasks are completely free of charge, you will need to purchase a forty-nine dollars full suite if you want to perform other tasks and tests with Auslogics Disk Defrag. However, if you were to take a closer look at the developer’s website, you will find out that home users can enjoy this software for free, while the business or corporate users will need to purchase a license.

Interface

The interface is one big plus for the Auslogics Disk Defrag, as it is intuitive, clear and suited for all users of levels. When you open up this application, you will need to choose the hard drive that you want to defragment from the pull-down menu located in the upper part of the interface. What is great is that whenever you select any drives, the software will display info regarding the type of file and storage capacity, as well as details regarding the free and used space on that drive, both in numbers and graphs underneath the name of the drive.

In order to start defragmenting that drive you will need to click the “Next” command, which will lead you into another clear and visually appealing menu. While the software utility is defragmenting the selected drive, you will see a progress bar and other file statistics. Similar to most defragmentation tools, this menu also displays a sector map that allows you to figure out fragmented, free or used blocks of information.

Pros

The biggest advantage of this software is that it takes a significantly lower amount of time to finish the defragmentation as it skips the diagnosis phase, since it already does that while verifying the files and documents on the drive. In addition, it can be programmed to start an automatic defragmentation cycle whenever the computer is idle for more than fifteen minutes and hence, it will not interfere with your work.

Cons

The main problem with the Auslogics Disk Defrag is that in case you need additional information or support, you can only get via email.

Alternatives

You will find a lot of other similar software as the Auslogics Disk Defrag on the market. The most popular such utility is the Defraggler, a software application developed by Piriform that allows single file access and defragment as well. However, it seems to be designed for very advanced users so novice users might not be inclined to like it at first glance.

Conclusion

In case you are searching for a disk defragmenter that can help you increase the performance and responsiveness of your computer and that will not interfere with your work, then Auslogics Disk Defrag is the tool you are looking for. It is easy to use and one of the most efficient software compatible with modern SSD drives. So yes; this is one program that is really well deserving of the hype it has created among the online community!

Requirements: Pentium Proccessor, 256 MB RAM, 25 MB HDD

What's new in this version: - added multiple new features and made improvements to program algorithms; - improved program stability and reliability; - added new interface languages: Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Italian; - fixed all known bugs; - improved support for Windows 10 Creator Edition.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro on 27 Sep 2017 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • McAfee:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro Antivirus Report
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