ChronoSync
ChronoSync
4.9.13
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ChronoSync free download for Mac

ChronoSync

Reliable backups, drive clones, and folder synchronizations.

ChronoSync overview

ChronoSync is the professional choice for periodic backups, bootable drive clones, and folder and file synchronizations. Target any device or folder visible in Finder such a volume, thumb drive, NAS, disk image, select cloud services, server or (with ChronoAgent) another Mac! Directly connect to Amazon S3 and Backblaze B2 cloud services and SFTP file servers. ChronoSync replaces your backup utility, drive clone utility, and folder sync utility with a single, powerful application. Get push notifications of your syncs sent to your phone with ChronoMonitor. Add InterConneX (free for iOS) and use ChronoSync to push files and folders to your iDevice.

What’s new in version 4.9.13

Updated on Feb 09 2021

Version 4.9.13:
Changes & Enhancements:
  • Updated the list of AWS S3 endpoint regions.
  • Added a warning to the Bootable Backup Assistant that explains why macOS Big Sur volumes aren't listed as sources and directs users to our tech-note on how to create a macOS Big Sur bootable backup.
  • Worked around a macOS Big Sur behavior that made it difficult to identify a targeted APFS volume group after an OS update.
  • Worked around a macOS Big Sur bug that was causing exceptions to be thrown when running scheduled sync tasks on some systems.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed some bugs with the Resolve Alias feature that was introduced by macOS Big Sur changes.
  • Corrected a recently introduced auto-layout bug in the Archive Handling options panel.
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    5.0
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    5.0
    Reliability
    5.0
    Customer support
    5.0
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    martin-jenkins
    martin-jenkins
    Dec 30 2021
    4.9.13
    0.0
    Dec 30 2021
    0.0
    Version: 4.9.13
    I downloaded the trial version of ChronoSync a couple of days ago and I didn't need the 15 day evaluation period to make my decision. This software is awesome; easy to use, doesn't bog down my iMac (like Time Machine used to), it's just a rock solid product in my opinion. Well worth the price. I've only been using it for a few days and feel I've got my money's worth out of it already. I just wanted to be able to select the files I want to back up and then schedule the process at a time of my choosing, which can't easily be done on a Mac. It's a piece of cake to do that on a Windows PC using a batch file and the Task Scheduler, but even that is not as simple as the ChronoSync process. I had my backup setup and scheduled in about 15 minutes and I didn't even need the Help file. Can you do it on a Mac? Yeah, but how? Install third party apps to work with Time Machine? Or run scripts using Terminal? Uuuuuuhhh... No. I don't think so. I truly appreciate all of the hard work you've put into developing this valuable utility. It's exactly what I was hoping for. Thank you for simplifying the process of backing up my iMac. M. Jenkins
    zlazkow
    zlazkow
    Dec 8 2021
    4.9.13
    0.0
    Dec 8 2021
    0.0
    Version: 4.9.13
    would like to see 50% off, any time soon ?
    zlazkow
    zlazkow
    Nov 9 2021
    4.9.13
    0.0
    Nov 9 2021
    0.0
    Version: 4.9.13
    Anybody uses ChronoSync Express ? Found it on their site, a reduced version, or more affordable as described by developers. It's only on Appstore for $25. Descriptions says that it only backups/syncs the folders/files in Home Folder. Is that correct?
    iWare
    iWare
    Apr 13 2021
    4.9.13
    5.0
    Apr 13 2021
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.13
    ChronoSync and SuperDuper! are the only tools you need to backup.
    iWare
    iWare
    Feb 11 2021
    4.9.13
    5.0
    Feb 11 2021
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.13
    Used to be my favorite! Unfortunately they disabled bootable backup ability in the new version(s), but Carbon Copy Cloner and SuperDuper! still have the ability.
    markafarber
    markafarber
    Jan 21 2021
    4.9.12
    5.0
    Jan 21 2021
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.12
    Besides its working powerfully, flexibly, and reliably, the customer service is outstanding. I had an issue with disappearing folders -- user error once I figured it out, or rather when Tom figured it out. In a series of maybe 4 lengthy email exchanges, he diagnosed the problem and offered several possible solutions. ChronoSync does offer enormous complexity and power if you want it, but it can be used very simply if you prefer. I have a container (batch program) that runs 6 customized tasks in two different locations. I was just one step beyond my understanding of how it works, but their superb help support is beyond anything I've seen elsewhere.
    Defra
    Defra
    Sep 10 2020
    4.9.10
    5.0
    Sep 10 2020
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.10
    Absolutely the best.
    tkay1115
    tkay1115
    Aug 18 2020
    4.9.10
    1.0
    Aug 18 2020
    1.0
    Version: 4.9.10
    Poor customer support for a problem allegedly fixed in the latest release. An additional issue cropped up too. Developer rudely refused to look into either problem in spite of following all their instructions, then providing logs and screenshots. Avoid.
    SEAL-MacSupport
    SEAL-MacSupport
    Apr 30 2020
    4.9.9
    5.0
    Apr 30 2020
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.9
    I have been an Apple Consultant for nearly 40 years and I have to say ChronoSync is AMAZING. It has been in my list of necessary software for my clients since you first released it. Every time I throw a task at it, ChrosoSync comes through with flying colors. Today the task was to copy files from a server via SSH to a local drive, then archive the files to another offsite server. It couldn't have gone any easier or straight forward! The Analyze and Rules sections help a great deal with only backing up what was needed and skipping any live databases. The Color tagging of tasks and containers made it very easy to follow in the Organizer. Grouping each task in a Container made reporting simple. Lastly, ChronoMonitor let us know that everything was working. Thank you to everyone at econ for creating AND innovating such an outstanding product.
    dijpounds
    dijpounds
    Mar 20 2020
    4.9.9
    5.0
    Mar 20 2020
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.9
    It will do much more, but I use ChronoSync for one thing: Archiving files, photos and videos onto an external drive and replicating the original to several other drives. With minimal setup, the process is one-click easy and super fast. A great product to have if you're paranoid about losing your electronic valuables. The bonus: New versions are easily installed and don't cost you a cent.
    Mcr
    Mcr
    Oct 10 2019
    4.9.5
    5.0
    Oct 10 2019
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.5
    If you are upgrading to Catalina, it is extremely important you follow the recommendations from Econ Technologies regards using ChronoSync (CS). They sent an email to all registered users, they point to a Catalina specific tech note at https://www.econtechnologies.com/chronosync/TN-CS-Catalina-Update.html READ it, heed it. Significant changes to APFS in Catalina. We should remind ourselves that Econ Tech does NOT charge for software updates, even though with every release of macOS, significant changes from Apple are made that require significant testing and changes in CS; kudos to Econ. Personally, I always do clean installs of a major macOS change; yes, it means more time reinstalling apps, configs and data, but having done hundreds of osx/macOS updates on countless mac models going back to 10.0.0, this method has proven to be the best in terms of eliminating post update issues.
    Aargl
    Aargl
    Sep 16 2019
    4.9.4
    5.0
    Sep 16 2019
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.4
    Hard to add anything to all the positive reviews... ;-) What I like most is the transparent multi-sync procedure (when you set up multiple sync documents and launch them with a container), it also connects to remote drives with no hiccup. If ChronoSync meets some error, it generally offers a way to fix it either by changing a setting for you or by ignoring the offending file. The only thing I really regret is that I can't find any place where it would tell me how much data has to be synced — or was actually synced — as Synchronize Pro X did.
    Filou53
    Filou53
    Jun 18 2019
    4.9.3
    5.0
    Jun 18 2019
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.3
    I'am currently using Chronosync to backup some of my data to external drives. It finctions perfectly with an high level of customisation (exemple: I use flags and comments to select my files). Now I have in project to - synchronize my data with Apple's iCloud Drive (without Chronosync) - backup my data to the Cloud with Chronosync + Backblaze B2 (or maybe Wasabi). I'm testing... I had some questions but EconTechnologies was as usual very fast and efficient to give me responses...
    smckennasr
    smckennasr
    Dec 31 2018
    4.9.1
    5.0
    Dec 31 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.1
    Complete Mac backup cloning works like a champ, and is lightning fast! Tech support was very responsive and answered my two questions very quickly. I highly recomend this software and company.
    maxxam
    maxxam
    Dec 4 2018
    4.9.0
    5.0
    Dec 4 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.0
    I use this on a daily basis. It's very user friendly and does everything I want it to. I never have to worry about losing any of my data, ever, thanks to Chronosync. Oh, and you can't beat free updates for life.
    Bluenut
    Bluenut
    Dec 4 2018
    4.9.0
    5.0
    Dec 4 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.0
    A great and reliable backup tool !
    Hal-Itosis
    Hal-Itosis
    Nov 29 2018
    4.9.0
    5.0
    Nov 29 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.9.0
    The •combination• of ChronoAgent + ChronoSync is absolutely the best working system for backups and bi-directional syncing that I've found in my three decades of using Macs. The duo enable a smart-scan feature which performs incredibly fast. If you haven't tried running both together [i.e., with agents on target Macs], I highly recommend it. Great job, Econ Technologies! -HI-
    Shane-Smith
    Shane-Smith
    Aug 31 2018
    4.8.7
    5.0
    Aug 31 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.8.7
    This is a solid app, never crashes, full of features, and the price is right. $50 might seem like a lot for most but every upgrade is free for life. My only complaints are the update mechanism and a couple of not so intuitive UX choices.
    Dellu
    Dellu
    Jun 10 2018
    4.8.6
    5.0
    Jun 10 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.8.6
    Better than Carbon Copy Cloner for versioning files

    I find CCC to be one of the best cloning and backup software. I have used it for many years with no single flaw. The bootable backup is very important.
    I recently migrated to Chronosync because a few advantages (I still love CCC) that Chrono offers for my need: the most important of all is how the Archives are organized.
    CCC organizes archives in a separate folder called "archives". Chrono puts archives inside the core structure of the backup. I find the Chrono strategy very useful to keep versions of files.
    For CCC, finding the earliest version of one specific file requires browsing through hundreds of folders. In Chrono, they are kept together, numbered with version numbers.

    To put it shortly, I use Chronosync both as my GIT/SVN (versioning) and as my cloning (backup) system.
    eric-133
    eric-133
    May 17 2018
    4.8.6
    5.0
    May 17 2018
    5.0
    Version: 4.8.6
    I cannot prevent from highly recommending Chronosync. I own since 2012 and it never failed. The support is amazing. Quick and efficient. They are committed to help you whatever your questions. Use it for multiple purposes : -backups. They work better than Timemachine and never fail -synchronization of different disks in different places through the cloud or through external drive. A fantastic feature.
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