Econ Technologies has released ChronoSync 4.8 with over 50 enhancements focused on simpler scheduling, a simpler user interface, and speed improvements. The synchronization and backup app introduces Creation Assistants, which guide you through the process of setting up a variety of backup schemes, as well as Modifier Assistants that help you make bulk modifications to previously created tasks. The update also improves support for APFS-formatted drives, adding the capability to identify them, determine the partitioning scheme, and mount encrypted APFS volumes.
ChronoSync 4.8 improves Scheduler efficiency by reworking algorithms that calculate next item run date; introduces a file validation feature that performs a byte-for-byte comparison of file contents and metadata; adds support for cut, copy, and paste operations on Rules; and improves Document and Window Close behavior. ChronoSync now requires OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later. (Free update, $49.99 new for ChronoSync with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, 48.4 MB, release notes, 10.10+)