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Arq is super-easy online backup for the Mac. Back up to your own Google Drive storage (15GB free storage), your own Amazon Glacier ($.01/GB per month storage) or S3, or any SFTP server. Arq backs up and faithfully restores all the special metadata of Mac files that other products don't, including resource forks, ACLs, and creator codes.

Arq works like Time Machine, except you don't have to remember to plug in your external hard drive. Following the initial backup, Arq automatically makes incremental backups every hour, every day, uploading just the files that have changed since your last backup. Arq keeps hourly more...

What's New

Version 4.9.1:
New Features
  • Added "archiving" feature: Select a folder and click "Detach"; Arq will skip that folder during backup, but its backup records will remain at the destination.
Fixed Bugs
  • Fixed an issue when attempting to read contents of a non-existent Dropbox directory that caused Arq to behave like you were typing in the wrong encryption password more...


  • OS X 10.7 or later

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Current Version (4.x)


Downloads 34,997
Version Downloads 268
Type Utilities / Backup
License Demo
Date 25 Feb 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $39.99
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