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DV Backup allows you to use your digital camcorder to backup hard disk data. Just select the archive (made by e.g. Stuffit, Disk Copy etc) and DV Backup does the rest. Capacity is 5GB per hour of DV tape (10GB if no error recovery is needed). Note - also works with Digital8 camcorders. Compatible with PAL and NTSC devices.


  • backup, restore, verify with up to 10GB storage per hour of tape (15GB for LP mode), with the capability to backup over unlimited multiple tapes
  • option of incremental and compressed backups
  • full table-of-contents listing for each tape including

What's New in DV Backup

Version 1.4.6:


  • support added for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • fix stopping the camcorder watchdog terminating the program prematurely.

Known problems

  • the "orphaned drawer" problem remains.

Requirements for DV Backup

  • OS X 10.3 or later
  • FireWire port
  • A compatible DV, Digital8, or DVCAM camcorder or deck, which supports both DV-in and DV-out
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DV Backup User Discussion

3.7 6
Current Version (1.x)
Downloads 14,789
Version Downloads 353
License Shareware
Date 18 Nov 2014
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price $50.00
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