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CloneEject is a simple Applescript drag and drop application that creates an invisible file named ".metadata_never_index" at the root level of any unlocked drive dropped on it. The purpose of the file is to prevent Spotlight from indexing the drive the next time it is mounted. This helps cloning software such as SuperDuper copy files faster.

The intended use of CloneEject is that after using your cloning software, you�ll drag and drop the disk icon on CloneEject. The first iteration of the software also ejected the drive (hence the name) but that seemed to confuse too many people, so now, the zip file you get more...


Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 1,748
Version Downloads 1,748
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 21 Aug 2007
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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