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Retrospect 15.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 15.5

Introduces a new subscription licensing model and adds support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 191 MB)

Josh Centers 9 comments

How to Restore Files from Backblaze

Do you subscribe to Backblaze—or perhaps you’re looking into the online backup service? While backup is easy and automatic, restoring takes more work. Josh Centers explains the process of restoring files over the Internet and reveals a little-known way to restore a single file at a time.

Adam Engst 23 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?

ChronoSync 4.8.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.8.7

Maintenance release with Amazon S3 improvements and fixes for several niggling bugs. ($49.99 new, free update, 48.9 MB)

Retrospect 15.1.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 15.1.1

Maintenance release brings EU GDPR data compliance and a variety of improvements. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, upgrade pricing available, 189 MB)

Glenn Fleishman 69 comments

Roll Your Own Cloud Backups with Arq and B2

Until now, Internet backups required subscribing to a cloud-based backup service and using proprietary software to handle archiving and retrieval. Now, there’s a DIY alternative: Arq backup software and Backblaze’s B2 cloud storage system.

SuperDuper 3.1.6 Agen Schmitz 5 comments

SuperDuper 3.1.6

Maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup app brings improvements and bug fixes. ($27.95 new, free update, 5.8 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1

Introduces support for using and working with APFS snapshots. ($39.99 new, free update, 14.9 MB)

ChronoSync 4.8.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.8.6

Adds support for the Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage service. ($49.99 new, free update, 48.9 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.8 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.8

Fixes a bug introduced in the previous version that led to errors when mounting a network volume. ($39.99 new, free update, 13.6 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4

Maintenance release for the drive-cloning and backup app resolves a variety of bugs. ($39.99 new, free update, 13.6 MB)

SuperDuper 3.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

SuperDuper 3.0

Major new release adds compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra, plus HFS+ and APFS volumes. (Free, $27.95 for additional features, free update, 5.0 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.3

Improves the performance of archive pruning and fixes bugs. ($39.99 new, free update, 12.4 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.2

Maintenance release for the backup utility. ($39.99 new, paid upgrade, free update from version 5, 12.4 MB)

SuperDuper 2.9.2 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

SuperDuper 2.9.2

Add compatibility with the Mac OS Extended (HFS+) drive format in macOS 10.13 High Sierra. (Free, $27.95 for additional features, free update, 2.9 MB)