Prosoft Engineering has announced that its hard disk drive utility
Drive Genius is now available as a Universal binary that runs natively on Intel and PowerPC-based Macs.
Drive Genius provides tools to optimize your drive, analyze, repair and rebuild volumes, scan the surface of disk drive media, benchmark performance and check data integrity. It can initialize drives, create and delete partitions, and securely erase data according to Department of Defense standards. It can also hide partitions, resize and move volumes without reformatting, and features sector-editing tools.
Drive Genius requires Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later; a free demo is available. The full version costs $99.