SMARTReporter

Licence: Shareware ($4.99)
Version 3.1.2 | Release Date: 2014-06-07 | Download
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Version 3.1.2 | Release Date: 2014-06-07 | Download

• Added option to configure the subject for the daily status e-mail
• Added option to exclude some volumes from the disk-space check
• Added option to disk-space check to check for absolute value of free space (in GB)
• Added information from menubar menu icon tooltip also to the menu
• Added menubar menu also to the Dock contextual menu
• Added 2 new icon-sets (thanks to "Brynjar Saunes Bye" for one)
• Compress collected (graph) data and preserve for 120 days instead of just 30 days
• Changed wording of disk-space check to talk about 'volumes' to avoid confusion
• Add information about SSD health to the menu icon tooltip (if attribute-checking is enabled)
• Add information about temperatures to the menu icon tooltip (if attribute-checking is enabled)
• Disabled I/O error checking under non-admin accounts as it wasn't working anyway
• Fixed problems with e-mail notification reliability
• Fixed problems where empty options would show up for graphing
• Fixed problems with french localization (thanks to "Katharina Niedermayr")
• Fixed problem with the placement of the icons in the menubar
• Fixed problem with the disk space check picking up network volumes
• Fixed problem where the disk-space check claims to have checked too many disks
• Fixed problem with sheets improperly resizing
• Fixed notice about running S.M.A.R.T. self-test not being displayed
• Fixed smartmontools GPL license information not being displayed
• (eSellerate-only) Fix e-mail notification delivery though our server

Version 3.1.1 | Release Date: 2013-08-09 | Download

Improved stability

Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2013-06-07 | Download

• Add option to define arbitrary warning thresholds on S.M.A.R.T. attribute values
• Add info about S.M.A.R.T. attributes to the daily status mail (if attribute-checking is enabled)
• Add info about disk temperatures to the menu icon tooltip (if attribute-checking is enabled)
• Add support for S.M.A.R.T. checking ZFS formatted disks
• Updated default menu icon set ("Disks") and sets "Signs" & "Black signs" to retina-resolution
• Fix problem where e-mail delivery to some e-mail addresses would be impossible
• Fix problem where labels in the attribute graph would be cut off
• Fix daily status e-mails being delivered at the wrong time (also when crossing DST)
• Increase maximum interval for S.M.A.R.T. checking non-boot disks to a week
• Update to newer Growl SDK to fix annoying log message
• Usability improvements to the history tab, the e-mail sending & the ignore disk-list
• Warn when the Tryout version is still installed and running in addition to the full version
• Improved accuracy of the reported name of disks with I/O errors
• Improved performance and responsiveness
• Allow hiding of the Dock icon without restarting SMARTReporter (starting with OS X 10.7)
• List disks that are actually S.M.A.R.T. checked in the check details information
• Updated smartmontools (v6.1) to support newer disks for S.M.A.R.T. attribute display
• Fixed Swedish localization

Version 3.0.5 | Release Date: 2012-11-02 | Download

• Fix problem where false I/O errors could be reported under Mac OS X 10.8
• Fix problem that nothing would be written to the log-file on the first launch
• Fix problem where I/O errors occurring on Disk Images would be reported
• Fix e-mail problem notification being delayed until the alert notification is dismissed
• Fix support for S.M.A.R.T. checking disks contained in a "SoftRAID"
• Add information about configuration problems to the menu icon tooltip
• Add more reliable email delivery mechanism by sending through our server
• Don't show Dock icon when SMARTReporter is opened in while being "hidden"
• Show helpful dialog when opening the main window during configuration problems
• Fixed German localization (thanks to Julien Dirk)

Version 3.0.4 | Release Date: 2012-08-14 | Download

What's New in Version 3.0.4

• Fixed the I/O error check to work on Mac OS X "Mountain Lion" 10.8
• Added support for native on-screen notifications in Mac OS X "Mountain Lion" 10.8
• Added Brazilian Portuguese localization (thanks to Victor Figueiredo)
• Added new menubar icon set to better fit with the default Apple icons
• Fixed possible issues related to I/O error checking, notification interval and log-output
• Never activate discrete GPU in hybrid GPU Macs from 2011 or newer

Version 3.0.3 | Release Date: 2012-07-04 | Download

What's New in Version 3.0.3

• Improved stability
• Improved the optional disk-space check not to check mounted server volumes

Version 3.0.2 | Release Date: 2012-06-12 | Download

What's New in Version 3.0.2

• Fixed issue introduced in v3.0.1 that could make SMARTReporter crash or stop working
• Fixed memory leaks and generally improved memory consumption

Version 3.0.1 | Release Date: 2012-05-27 | Download

• There is now also a free demo/tryout version of SMARTReporter 3
• Fixed problem where not all disks contained in connected R.A.I.D. sets would be S.M.A.R.T.-checked
• Fixed problem SMARTReporter would become unresponsive during automated attribute checks
• Fixed problem where the database would become corrupted and SMARTReporter would refuse to launch
• Improved the optional disk-space check not to check removable volumes (DVD, USB-stick) or special volumes (MobileBackups)
• Improvements for sending emails through Apple Mail
• Added Swedish localization (thanks to Pär Boberg)
• Added French localization (thanks to Ronald A. Leroux)
• Fixed German localization (thanks to Oliver Gumprecht)
• Fixed S.M.A.R.T. attribute display for some disks
• Fixed location of the log-file
• Prevented switch to discrete GPU in hybrid GPU Macs when opening the "Settings" tab
• Updated smartmontools (r3529) to support newer disks
• Use fixed-width font for output of advanced S.M.A.R.T. utilities
• Spelling fixes

Version 3.0.0 | Release Date: 2012-04-23 | Download

Version 3.0.0:
REWRITTEN: completely new version of SMARTReporter with major new features
REDESIGNED: completely overhauled user interface to be more capable and easier to use
SMARTReporter now automatically detects and warns about configuration problems with the notifications
• Added support for hot-plugged disks, always check all connected disks
• Added a "Status" tab that shows a status summary of all 4 disk checks and notifications
• Added I/O-Error checking for external disks
• Added option to send an daily status report of all disk checks via email
• Added option to schedule regular short S.M.A.R.T. self-tests
• Added option to schedule regular S.M.A.R.T. parameter checks
• Added option to plot graphs of all collected information (e.g. plot disk temperature over time)
• Added option to display SMARTReporter in the Dock
• Added customized problem notifications (including changing the icon) for I/O-Error and R.A.I.D. problems
• Added an optional check for free disk space
• Added option to specify how often failed checks should trigger the problem notifications
• Added option to customize the text for all problem notifications
• Added integrated log-file viewer
• Added option to exclude disks from I/O-Error checks
• Added "context-sensitive, intelligent" help texts to ease configuration
• Added I/O error checking for non-admin accounts
• Ensured Mac OS X 10.8 compatibility
• The minimum system requirements have been raised to Mac OS X 10.6.6
SMARTReporter 3 is now distributed only through the Mac App Store and costs 4.99$ / 3.99€
• Some features from SMARTReporter 2 are not (yet) in this new version: non-english localizations, error checking for unmounted disks, per-disk S.M.A.R.T. checking interval

Version 2.7.2 | Release Date: 2012-04-20 | Download

Version 2.7.2 (20 Apr 2011):
IMPORTANT: this is the last version of SMARTReporter 2.x., visit the website to learn how to upgrade to v3.0
• Added 2 new icon-sets (thanks to Pietro Faraone)
• Added Simplified Chinese localization (thanks to Chuan Liang)
• Updated Swedish localization (thanks to Pär Boberg)
• Updated Italian localization (thanks to Pietro Faraone)
• Fixed a memory leak
• Stability improvements
• Made some changes in preparation of the discontinuation of SMARTReporter 2.x

Version 2.7.1 | Release Date: 2011-12-07 | Download

2.7.1 (07 Dec 2011):
• Added compatibility with Growl version 1.3
• Added compatibility with Xserve / SAS hardware
• Added 5 new icon-sets (thanks to Pietro Faraone)
• Added placeholder replacement for notification e-mail header
• Updated Swedish localization (thanks to Pär Boberg)
• Updated Japanese localization (thanks to Jumpei Suzuki)

Version 2.6.2 | Release Date: 2011-05-03 | Download

Another fix for error messages about not being able to open the log file
Fixed possible crash while sending e-mails
Added Swedish localization (thanks to Pär Boberg)

Version 2.5.7 | Release Date: 2011-03-14 | Download

2.5.7 (14 Mar 2010):
• Disabled I/O error checking on Leopard as system bugs may result in crashes
• Inform the user that the I/O error check option needs admin priviledges and don't spam the logfile if this isn't the case
• Enabled keyboard shortcuts in the application
• Updated (the intel version of) the integrated smartmontools to version 5.40
• Fix progress of S.M.A.R.T. self-tests to count forward
• Hidden option to disable the welcome-screen for enterprise-deployments
• Updated Japanese localization (thanks to Jumpei Suzuki)

Version 2.4.5 | Release Date: 2010-01-02 | Download
Version 2.4.5:
  • SMARTReporter can now display all S.M.A.R.T. attributes by right-clicking a drive in the preferences window (thanks to the smartmontools project for the attribute calculation)
  • SMARTReporter can now perform a short "S.M.A.R.T. self-test" by right-clicking a drive in the preferences window (thanks to the smartmontools project for the self-test procedure)
  • Fix annoying messages being printed to SMARTReporters log-file during its first run
  • SMARTReporter automatically restarts itself when turning off visibility in the Menubar
Version 2.4.1 | Release Date: 2009-10-16 | Download

• Fix a issue with the new e-mail sending through Mail.app would not work with multiple recipients
• Fix a problem with the french localization (thanks to Amalrik Dumas)
• Some smaller fixes and additions

Version 2.4.0 | Release Date: 2009-09-17 | Download

• IMPORTANT: The minimum system requirements have been raised to Mac OS X 10.5
• IMPORTANT: Do not directly upgrade from a release older than 2.3.5, or your preferences won't be taken over
• IMPORTANT: If you are (also) using e-mail notification of disk-failures through Mail.app, please check that it is still working
• Added 64-bit support (on Intel), but by defaults starts in 32-bit mode. To change this use the "Get Info" panel in the Finder on SMARTReporter
• Rewrote the e-mail sending through Mail.app
• Fixed the CrashReport sending facility to only send "real" crashes
• Fixed links to the Apple feedback page in the documentation
• Fixed a bug where adding or removing a harddisk would cause SMARTReporter to believe it has been freshly installed
• Fixed the update-check, which would still check for updates even if disabled (sorry!)
• Make Finder keyboard-shortcuts work directly after dismissing the preferences-window
• Expanded the FAQ

Version 2.3.9 | Release Date: 2008-12-28 | Download

• IMPORTANT: Users of Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4 have to update manually to this release since the update check has been disabled on this platform already
• Fixed a problem with disks attached to Sonnettech ATA-cards would not be recognized with the Sonnettech driver 2.1.4+
• Fixed a problem where SMARTReporter would loose its preferences and add itself to the Login-Items multiple times
• Fixed the "Start on login" feature on Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" through a new Leopard-specific implementation (again)
• Updated Japanese localization (thanks to Jumpei Suzuki)

Version 2.3.8 | Release Date: 2008-08-20 | Download
  • Disable the update-check on Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4 as those won't be supported in future releases
  • To automatically update to future releases you must first update to this version
  • Updated "Sparkle" (the Framework used for Version Checking and Automatic Updates), to fix possible crashes
  • Fixed possible crash while sending CrashReports
  • Fixed possible problem sending e-mails through broken SMTP-servers
Version 2.3.7 | Release Date: 2008-02-22 | Download

• IMPORTANT BUGFIX: Fixed crashes on 10.3.x caused by the Update-Framework
• IMPORTANT BUGFIX: Fixed crashes/problems occurring when the Sytem-Language matches Spanish, Russian or Catalan
• Fixed spelling in the Italian localization
• Updated French localization (thanks to Ronald Leroux)

Version 2.3.5 | Release Date: 2008-02-06 | Download

- Disabled the "Harddrive Configuration seems to have changed" dialogue (as it could be annoying and the defaults for new drives are sane anyway)
- Fixed the reporting of crashes (of SMARTReporter) to work under Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"
- Fixed the "Start on login" feature on Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" through a new Leopard-specific implementation
- Renamed preferences-files to avoid possible conflicts (the old one is automatically reused)
- Renamed & moved drive-data-file to the "ByHost" folder for net-booting support (the old one is automatically reused)
- Updated "Sparkle" (the Framework used for Version Checking and Automatic Updates), to fix possible crashes during updates
- Added a new menu-icon-set named "Colored Dots" (thanks to Sayyad Glassford)
- Expanded the FAQ

Version 2.3.2 | Release Date: 2007-10-03 | Download

Updated all hyperlinks in the application and the documentation because of the move to a new hosting for website & e-mail

Version 2.3.1 | Release Date: 2007-09-07 | Download

Fixed file permissions which could cause SMARTReporter to fail/crash for unprivileged users

Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2007-09-05 | Download

• SMARTReporter now prints more information about the checked disk to the logfile, so you can distinguish HDDs of the same model
• Added Italian translation (thanks to Paolo Zanellati)
• Added Russian translation (thanks to Artem Timofeev)
• Added more comprehensive translation capabilities
• Fixed a crash that could occur while sending an e-mail
• Fixed some more crashes (presumably)
• Fixed the e-mail sending to default to UTF-8 instead of US-ASCII
• Fixed the e-mail sending which would not work under some conditions
• Fixed the update-check, which would still check for updates even if disabled (sorry!)
• Fixed the reporting of crashes to work under Mac OS X 10.3.x, include additional information and ignore some crashes which are not related to SMARTReporter
• Fixed the "Donate" option which was broken in 2.2.5
• Fixed small memory leaks
• Fixed problems with hot-plugged disks (eSATA) (added disks would not be checked if not present during SMARTReporters launch)
• Improved handling of hot-plugged disks (eSATA) (don't show dialogue about newly added disks if you open the preferences window manually)
• Updated Japanese translation (thanks to Jumpei Suzuki)
• Updated the FAQ and ReadMe (including the description and system requirements)

Version 2.2.5 | Release Date: 2007-02-12 | Download

2.2.5:
• Added ability to check for updates automatically
• Added option to use red menu-icon when a disk is failing
• Added new menu items: "Send Feedback…", "About SMARTReporter", "Open ReadMe…", "Open FAQ…", "Open History…"
• Added three new menu-icon-sets (thanks to Alex)
• Added Japanese translation (thanks to jumpei suzuki)
• Added check if SMARTReporter crashed with option to send me the details
• Fixed the "Donate" option to point to an english page instead of a german one
• Fixed a possible problem with strings not appearing in dialogs, leading to dialogs without text
• Fixes for e-mail sending
• Fixed a small memory leak
• Updated French translation (thanks to Fabio)
• Updated Spanish and Catalan translations (thanks to José Gil)

2.2.1:
• Fixed an problem sending e-mails introduced in 2.2
• Fixed the new option "refrain from checking the disks when on battery power" which produced an infinite dialoge-loop
• Added Computer Name to the "disk-failure-notification e-mail"
• Added spinning progress indicator while sending test mails
• Fixed layout problems in french localization
• Fixed a possible crash when re-using the preferences generated on another Mac.

2.2.0:
• Added option to refrain from checking the disks when on battery power
• Added option to limit the maximal size of the logfile
• Added option to configure the path and name of the logfile
• Added a new menu-icon-set named "Grey & Red"
• Fixed detection of hard disks in Intel-Macs if an additional hard disk is connected to the optical drive bay
• Fixed French translation again
• Improved User Interface by splitting it into three tabs
• Improved folder icon for the SMARTReporter folder (thanks to merv)
• Improved visual display of the disk-checking-interval to make it more clear that it is editable
• Improved detection of the IP-address
• Modified default text of the "test-e-mail" so it can't be confused with a real "disk-failure-notification e-mail"
• Expanded the FAQ

Version 2.1.5 | Release Date: 2006-07-11 | Download
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