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ChronoSync 4.9.5 and ChronoAgent 1.9.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.5 and ChronoAgent 1.9.3

Optimizes the synchronization and backup tool and its helper app for macOS 10.15 Catalina. (49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 67 MB, 26.6 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.12 Agen Schmitz 5 comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.12

Brings full support for making bootable backups of macOS 10.15 Catalina's new read-only System volume. ($39.99 new, free update, 15.9 MB)

Adam Engst 11 comments

Backblaze 7.0 Extends Version History, Supports Catalina

Perturbed that the online backup service Backblaze retains old versions of files and deleted files for only 30 days? You can now pay extra to maintain such files in your online backup for either 1 year or forever.

Retrospect 16.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 16.5

Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina and introduces a redesigned user interface for larger-scale environments. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 158 MB)

Adam Engst 25 comments

International Verify Your Backups Day

What better day than Friday the 13th to check that your backups are actually working by restoring some critical files?

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.10 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.10

Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($39.99 new, free update, 15.9 MB)

ChronoSync 4.9.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.4

Maintenance release for the synchronization and backup app with a smattering of bug fixes and improvements. ($49.99 new, free update, 66.8 MB)

ChronoSync 4.9.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.3

Maintenance release for the synchronization and backup app. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, free updates; 66.8 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.9 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.9

Fixes a bug that could lead the drive-cloning and backup utility to conclude incorrectly that a Google Drive volume is not mounted. ($39.99 new, free update, 15.7 MB)

Adam Engst 52 comments

Backing Up VM Image Files to Internet Backup Services

Code42 has announced that it will be preventing CrashPlan users from backing up applications and VM image files—is this just a selfish move to reduce storage needs? After chatting with Code42 competitor Backblaze, Adam Engst discovers there’s more to it. And there are alternatives.

Mail Archiver X 5.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

Mail Archiver X 5.0

Long-standing email archiver updates mail parser and adds support for Dark mode in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($44.95 new, free update, 151 MB)

Dave Kitabjian 13 comments

CloudBerry Backup for macOS: Feature-Rich but Unreliable

CloudBerry Backup is a powerful and elegant desktop backup product for the Mac, but it suffers from troubling performance and reliability issues that will make you want to look elsewhere to protect your data.

ChronoSync 4.9.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.2

Maintenance release for the synchronization and backup app. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, free updates; 66.8 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.8

Maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup utility with bug fixes and improvements. ($39.99 new, free update, 15.7 MB)

Adam Engst 10 comments

Backblaze Increases Pricing for Unlimited Backup

Online backup service Backblaze will soon increase the price of its unlimited plan from $5 to $6 per month. Annual and bi-annual discounts will remain available, and current subscribers can extend subscriptions by a year at the old rates.