Carbon Copy Cloner
Carbon Copy Cloner
5.1.25

4.8

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Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac5.1.25

04 February 2021

Easy-to-use backup/cloning utility.

What is Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac

Carbon Copy Cloner backups are better than ordinary backups. Suppose the unthinkable happens while you're under deadline to finish a project: your Mac is unresponsive and all you hear is an ominous, repetitive clicking noise coming from its hard drive. With ordinary backups, you'd spend your day rushing out to a store to buy a new hard drive and then sit in front of your computer reinstalling the operating system and restoring data.

With Carbon Copy Cloner, your data and the operating system's data are all preserved on a bootable volume, ready for production at a moment's notice. When disaster strikes, simply boot from your backup and get back to using your Mac. At your convenience, replace the failed hard drive and then let CCC restore the OS, your data and your settings directly from the backup in one easy step.

Any backup application can save your stuff. A CCC bootable backup will save your productivity too!

What's new in Carbon Copy Cloner

Version 5.1.25:
  • Fixed an issue that was causing "On Reconnect" tasks to not run when the destination volume was remounted (affecting Catalina and Big Sur volumes).
  • Fixed an issue in which the destination volume could be set as the current startup disk at the end of a task on systems with System Integrity Protection disabled.
  • Made a handful of VoiceOver-related adjustments.
  • Fixed the positioning of CCC's Preferences window, it had a tendency to wander downwards.
  • Fixed the appearance of the update notification window in the user agent when Dark Mode is used.
  • Fixed an issue in the Task Filter window in which items within a folder would appear to be excluded or re-included automatically as changes were made to that folder in the Finder.
  • When applicable, the Backblaze /Library/Backblaze.bzpkg/bzdata/bzvol_system_volume/bzvol_id.xml file is now removed at the end of a Full Volume Clone to avoid a "safety freeze" when booting from a Big Sur backup.
  • Attempting to clone a Big Sur volume into another volume in the current startup disk's APFS container is now disallowed (because it always fails). CCC offers some better alternatives instead.

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fselivan
fselivan
Apr 14 2021
5.1.25
1.0
Apr 14 2021
1.0
Version: 5.1.25
Incremental update advertisement by the developer is making you believe that any subsequent clone creation will take less time. IT WILL NOT... whatever value of new information is being copied, BUT the process to determine such new modifications is identical to creation of a clone for the first time... THUS - you save NO TIME AT ALL... AVOID this MISREPRESENTATION!!!!!!
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Jan 19 2021
5.1.24
5.0
Jan 19 2021
5.0
Version: 5.1.24
It's one of them rare applications that is really made with love to details put in to every aspect!
Mcr
Mcr
Jan 5 2021
5.1.24
5.0
Jan 5 2021
5.0
Version: 5.1.24
for the benefit of all, note that Apple has completely overhauled how Big Sur is installed and boots and manages files. The entire OS and files are locked down with check sums to prevent malware from corrupting the OS. To my knowledge the only app that can properly create a bootable clone of Big Sur is Carbon Copy Cloner and ONLY on Intel Machines, and only because the author of CCC has figured out how to use Apple's built in functions in Big Sur (on Intel) to properly make a clone bootable. Those same Apple functions are buggy on Big Sur running on Apple Silicon chips. The authoer of CCC explains all of this in detail on his website. So if you have Big Sur be wary of any cloning software claiming it can clone, if you wish a bootable copy. At this time, the basic workaround is to use cloning software (preferably using CCC) to clone, then install Big Sur to the clone...it won't touch your data, apps or prefs, it will just (re)install the OS and in the process will 'bless' the drive and make it bootable, and data, applications etc are maintained. You should then be able to continue cloning data and apps to the backup, and it 'should' maintain it's bootability, but keep checking it. If it fails or loses ability to boot, yep, install Big Sur to the clone again. 5 stars to the author who has spent countless hours reporting bugs to Apple and keeping the pressure on them to address issues related to booting, APFS, system protection and so on. People need to understand the incredible WORK and EFFORT put in just to maintain compatibility with each new version of macOS. read here https://bombich.com/blog/2020/11/03/yes-you-can-have-bootable-backups-on-macos-big-sur
imraniqbal31
imraniqbal31
Jan 5 2021
5.1.24
5.0
Jan 5 2021
5.0
Version: 5.1.24
I've been using the CCC for years. It works great! If you plan to upgrade mac hardrive, just close the current drive with new one, swap and it works like a charm! The cloned disk is bootable. I use it weekly for multiple macbooks in the house.
nobody2011
nobody2011
Oct 17 2020
5.1.21
5.0
Oct 17 2020
5.0
Version: 5.1.21
The best app / updater I`ve spent my money. No problems in last years. It works like a charme. New version is out: https://bombich.scdn1.secure.raxcdn.com/software/files/ccc-5.1.22.6082.zip
jones234
jones234
Sep 16 2020
5.1.21
5.0
Sep 16 2020
5.0
Version: 5.1.21
It has been working flawlessly for many years. Never gave me any trouble.
mgj203456
mgj203456
Sep 4 2020
5.1.21
5.0
Sep 4 2020
5.0
Version: 5.1.21
It is my all-time favourite app. I am a computer semi-literate and CCC has never failed me. Thanks to the Developer.
John217
John217
Jul 23 2020
5.1.20
5.0
Jul 23 2020
5.0
Version: 5.1.20
Essential. Wouldn’t be without it.
tstorms493
tstorms493
Jul 22 2020
5.1.20
0.0
Jul 22 2020
0.0
Version: 5.1.20
In google search it said FREE, You do not even have free to try. Deceptive advertising it's all about making the sale lining your pockets with our money!
Slimeyapple
Slimeyapple
Jun 21 2020
5.1.19
1.0
Jun 21 2020
1.0
Version: 5.1.19
I’m lucky that I have not NEEDED CCC lately... but when I’ve needed to clone my HD In the past it has b even awesome
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App requirements: 
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  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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