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Retrospect 14.6

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Retrospect, Inc. has released Retrospect 14.6 [1], adding cloud support for DigitalOcean Spaces, Aufiero Informatica, and Google Cloud Storage Frankfurt and São Paulo. The backup software also adds support for concurrent backups from different favorites of the same source, enhances daily backup reports for large-scale environments, automatically recognizes an HFS+ volume that has been converted to APFS as an original volume, improves CPU efficiency of certain client operations, fixes a client network issue for MacBook Pro models with a Touch Bar, and resolves an engine crash during certain storage-optimized groom operations. You can download a free 45-day trial of Retrospect, and the company is offering a 15 percent discount [2] in response to CrashPlan for Home being discontinued (see “CrashPlan Discontinues Consumer Backups [3],” 22 August 2017). ($119 new, 178 MB, release notes [4], 10.6.8+)