PerfectDisk 12.5.1 build 312

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PerfectDisk Date: 18 March 2013
Size: 40.30 MB (Home Premium), 40.21 MB (Professional), 6.64 MB (update patch, 32-bit), 7.67 MB (update patch, x64)
Price: 30 day free trial, $29.99 (Home Premium), $39.99 (Professional)
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Raxco Software Introduces the PerfectDisk 12 Product Line that is Truly Revolutionary Suite of disk defragmentation tools provides all-encompassing solution for PCs, laptops, servers, and virtualization environments including virtual-Aware Defragmentation supporting VMware ESX Server and Microsoft's Hyper-V, plus industry's first support for Windows 7, and new Home Edition. Raxco Software, the leader in disk defragmentation, now provides the power of enterprise defragmentation for desktop and laptop users with PerfectDisk. PerfectDisk's easy to use interface and powerful defrag engine were designed for users who do not require the capabilities of network defragmentation and advanced features for the enterprise. If you want to optimize your computer to run faster and perform better so you can do more – whether work or surfing the Web – and don't run in a networked environment like many companies, then PerfectDisk is for you.

PerfectDisk provides new and enhanced features and easier navigation for home users, SMB (Small and Medium Business), and enterprise users. There is better performance on very large drives, scheduling and automatic defragmentation enhancements, reduction in system resources used, improved reporting and manageability, full 64-bit support, and many more exciting new features and enhancements.

- Keep your computer running like new. With patented SMARTPlacement™ technology, PerfectDisk Home Edition makes more free space available on your drive and speeds up everything you do. Browse the web, download music and edit pictures – faster.
- Work faster and get the most free space possible. PerfectDisk Professional combines the power of SMARTPlacement™ with exclusive Space Restoration Technology™. You'll see faster boot times, fewer crashes and optimum desktop and laptop performance.
- Optimize your entire Windows Home Server environment so that you can access your photos, music and videos quickly. With it's Windows Home Server console integration, PerfectDisk for Windows Home Server speeds up processing times so that your Windows Home Server and attached home computers works more efficiently.

Delivering a unique set of easy-to-use features and benefits not found in any other solution, PerfectDisk will make your computer run like new. Work and play faster - and smarter. PerfectDisk makes everything you do on your computer faster - so you can be more efficient at your work or play. PerfectDisk patented SMARTPlacement™ optimization is paired with its exclusive single-pass defragmentation and Space Restoration Technology™ to maximize PC and laptop performance. All controlled and automated according to your unique requirements through AutoPilot Scheduling™ or StealthPatrol™ unattended background processing.

New in Perfect Disk 12.00:
- OptiWrite® to Prevent Fragmentation
- StealthPatrol™ Auto-Optimization
- New Dynamic Zone Engine
- Short Stroke Method for Thin-Provisioned Environments
- Zero-Fill Free Space Saves Storage Space
- Interactive Scheduling Calendar
- Pre / Post Optimization Tasks
- S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Capabilities
- Global and Per Drive Settings
- Language Settings
- Drive Type Detection (USB / Flash / SSD / Firewire)

What's New in Perfect Disk 12.5:

Performance
- Optiwrite Performance: defragmentation speed increases up to 25%

Space Management
- Duplicates Finder: Recovers disk space by detecting and removing duplicate files such as text documents, pictures, music, and videos
- Recycler: Purges the Recycle bin and removes temporary files so that your drive remains clutter free
- Space Reports: View a graphical and statistical report of file usage and allocation

Changelog:

(PerfectDisk 12.5 build 312)
1. PefectDisk is now compatible with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
2. Consistent handling of SSD drives, Flash and USB removable drives in accordance with the selected global settings.
3. Fixed handling of missed schedules when the computer is in sleep or hibernation mode.
4. Blocked drivers list has been updated.
5. Fixed compatibility issues with SoftPerfect RamDisk software.
6. Improved GUI responsiveness and CPU usage.
7. Fixed occasional system lock-ups in OptiWrite driver and its compatibility with ESET Antivirus software.
8. Fixed occasional hanging during volume defragmentation.
9. Fixed crashes occurring during unattended schedule runs.
10. Eliminated excessive running instances of update check executable.
11. Improved PD log display.
12. More detailed display of support info.
13. Multiple GUI fixes in PefectDisk connected to a remote computer.
14. Fixed errors in vSphere virtual guest on non English versions of Windows.
15. Several fixes related to deployment of configuration settings to the PerfectDisk computer.
16. Fixed several issues with storage of volume statistics in the PerfectDisk database.