Carbon Copy Cloner
Carbon Copy Cloner
5.1.22

4.7

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Carbon Copy Cloner5.1.22

19 October 2020

Easy-to-use backup/cloning utility.

Overview

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 5.1.22:
  • Fixed an issue in which CCC was unable to access a new secret Apple data store in a folder named "searchparty" that was added in macOS 10.15.7.
  • Added a global exclusion for a "com.apple.mediaanalysisd" temporary items folder whose content was leading to stalls on macOS 10.15.7.
  • Improved the error message that is presented when CCC is unable to copy the Catalina System volume due to a lack of Full Disk Access (or more precisely, due to the inconsistent manner in which the system grants full disk access to an application's helper tool).
  • Fixed a math issue regarding the application of a task time limit when the task starts shortly before midnight and the time limit starts at midnight.
  • Made a couple small improvements to the messaging around some exceptional conditions in the Remote Mac setup window (e.g. lack of Full Disk Access on the remote Mac, using an "@" character in a hostname).
  • The "If the source or destination is missing" UI in the scheduler is now made available to tasks that are part of a scheduled task group.
  • This update includes many changes to accommodate Apple's next OS, macOS "Big Sur". We were anticipating its release by now, but we're grateful that Apple is taking some additional time, hopefully to resolve some outstanding problems. If Apple ships Big Sur without resolving these problems, we'll call this update to CCC the "official" update for Big Sur. If Apple does resolve the outstanding problems, we'll post another update for Big Sur closer to the release date.

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How would you rate Carbon Copy Cloner app?

340 Reviews of Carbon Copy Cloner

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5
Stevie24
25 April 2019
Version: 5.1.8

Most helpful

I run QRecall on all of my Macs plus recommended it to all of my customers. It's fast and the deltas are very small. I use it instead of time machine since these backups run seemingly forever and copy huge amounts of data.
In addition to QR I run CCC for bootable alternative device and managing local filesystem snapshots as they are possible in APFS. Never had any problem and it saved my ass may times..
The most important data is saved additionally to the cloud via Arq.

This triumvirate is my favourite combination to save my data.
(3)
5
nobody2011
17 October 2020
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
(0)
5
jones234
16 September 2020
Version: 5.1.21
It has been working flawlessly for many years. Never gave me any trouble.
(1)
5
mgj203456
04 September 2020
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.
(0)
5
John217
23 July 2020
Version: 5.1.20
Essential. Wouldn’t be without it.
(0)
tstorms493
22 July 2020
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!
(0)
1
Slimeyapple
21 June 2020
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
(0)
5
Grichte
14 February 2020
Version: 5.1.15
La meilleure application de sauvegarde tout simplement.
(0)
5
DragonMaster
25 January 2020
Version: 5.1.14
Yup, another gotta have app!!! Should your Time Machine fail this app WILL save your behind. Fine support. Well worth the price even at double the price.
(0)
leo-logical
22 January 2020
Version: 5.1.14
Thanks so much! Coming from being a PC user for so many years, it was a little confusing trying to figure out how to clone by using the standard Disk Utility, as some things were not available that were showing on related YouTube videos. However, Carbon Copy Cleaner got it taken care of, allowing me to swap out an old slow hard disk drive for a new fast solid state drive. 8)
(0)
5
jbuckle40
13 December 2019
Version: 5.1.14
Excellent product. I needed to upgrade my mac with an SSD drive to make it go faster. Carbon Copy Cloner did a super job. The app takes you through a simple procedure to clone the old drive and then you simply swap the drives. Great job. Thanks
(0)
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4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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