Thank you for your review
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


Mac OS X 10.4 or later

Similar Software

Suggest other similar software
Create a collection and add  to it.
Like this app? Be the first to add it to a collection! Create a Collection by bringing together complementary apps that have a common theme or purpose, then share it and discover new collections! + Create a Collection

CloneEject User Discussion

5 1


Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 1,837
Version Downloads 1,837
License Free
Date 21 Aug 2007
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
To leave a comment, you need to be logged in.
Sort by: Time | Smiles
CloneEject needs a rating. Be the first to rate this app and get the discussion started!
MacUpdate Promo