Smart Defrag is a powerful defragmenting tool that aims to organize your files and folders in such a manner that your computer's performance improves.
Pleasant and clear-cut GUI
The user-interface is sophisticated and easy to navigate through, permitting any kind of users to quickly get familiarized with Smart Defrag, even those less experienced
In the main app window you can view all drives ready for analysis and/or defragmentation, together with a bit of information on them, like free and total size. Furthermore, you can add a specific file or folder, as well as defrag video games and Windows 8 apps.
Different defrag methods and reports
There are multiple defrag modes available: defrag only, defrag and fast optimize, defrag and full optimize, or defrag and prioritize files. What's more, Smart Defrag supports automatic, boot time and scheduled defrag jobs. Plus, you can enable the computer to shut down, sleep, hibernate or reboot once Smart Defrag finishes a task.
Automatic Defrag is a defragmenting method that is initiated once a volume has been idle for more than several minutes, and it pauses whenever resource usage exceeds a certain number (these numbers can be configured in the "Settings" menu).
Boot Time Defrag performs a defragmenting task on files that cannot be safely moved while Windows in running. You can also schedule defrags if you don't want to interfere. Furthermore, you can create an exclusion list for any files and folders you do not want to be analyzed or defragmented.
Results can be viewed in Report – before and after fragmentation rate, a summary on total file and directories (plus defragmented ones), and elapsed time.
Evaluation and conclusion
All in all, Smart Defrag delivers very good results when it comes to disk defragmentation. It uses a normal amount of CPU and RAM, and it's intuitive enough to be handled not only by experienced users, but also by beginners.
Also available: Smart Defrag Portable