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SuperDuper 3.1.6

Shirt Pocket has released SuperDuper 3.1.5, a maintenance update to the drive-cloning and backup app that improves backup reliability when your Mac is sleeping. Make sure to set a wake event in the Energy Saver preference pane for the same time as the backup. The update also allows multiple scheduled copies to run from the Scheduled Copies window with a single click, works around a prebinding bug in macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra, resolves crashes related to a system “pipe” problem, and fixes a bug that could occur if a file was deleted while it was being copied. Shortly after the release, Shirt Pocket pushed out version 3.1.6 to correct a rare crash at launch. (Free for basic functionality, $27.95 for additional features, free update, 5.8 MB, macOS 10.10+)

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Comments About SuperDuper 3.1.6

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  1. When I check for updates my SuperDuper gives me the message “You are running version 111 which is the latest version.” What can you tell me about this? This is confusing!

  2. I get the same thing, but when I do “About SuperDuper!” it says “Version 3.1.7 (v111)”. So, yeah, confusing but it appears that “Version 3.1.7” and “v111” might mean the same thing.


  3. It’s just that 3.1.7 is a new version since we wrote about 3.1.5 and 3.1.6 that was just released. It’s worth upgrading but not interesting enough that we’d write about it. Here are the release notes:

    Version 3.1.7 (v111) , May 17, 2018
    Bug Fixes

    • Drives now eject on quit more reliably
    • Destination pop-up no longer goes blank in some situations when the drive is erased
    • Improved error handling for read only disk image locations
    • Further verifies application and helper integrity to fix a potential security exploit (thanks to Thomas Chauchefoin for the report)
  4. ADAM–Since May 17, 2018 there has been five revisions. The current update is 3.2.3. I like the fact that SuperDuper is the first cloning utility to update when a new MacOS system comes out. Great support. Been using it for many years

  5. Yep. Most recently we covered version 3.2. We don’t cover every truly minor revision to apps, so there can appear to be jumps in our coverage.

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