ChronoSync
ChronoSync
4.9.12

4.7

ChronoSync free download for Mac

ChronoSync

12 November 2020

Reliable backups, drive clones, and folder synchronizations.

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 ChronoSync

Version 4.9.12:
Changes & Enhancements:
  • Cells in the Schedule Editor Advanced Interval panel used for selecting day-hour-minute ranges are now highlighted using the current system Accent Color.
  • If the sync task document is unnamed, the Sync Task Document Name toolbar item will display "Unknown" instead of being blank.
  • Modified various target selection dialogs so that the file selector dialog is able to fully dismiss before the selection is processed.
  • Added logic to deal with the possibility that the Task documents folder does not exist, in which case it will revert to the "~/Library/Application Support/ChronoSync/Tasks" folder when naming/creating new tasks.
  • Implemented a new Data Volume-Only Mismatched macOS Readiness Warning. This prevents Data Volume-Only backups on macOS 11, Big Sur, if the source and destination OS versions are different.
  • When selecting a target that represents the root folder of the Data volume of an APFS volume group, and running on macOS 11, Big Sur, the target will now be forced to refer to the Data volume instead of the System volume group. This allows Data Volume-only backups on macOS 11, Big Sur.
  • The Create Bootable Backup Readiness Test will now prevent a bootable backup from occurring if macOS 11, Big Sur, is installed on the source target volume.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug that could result in forcing the synchronization of all multiply-hard-linked files on the initial run of a synchronizer.
  • Fixed several problems identifying System volumes on macOS 11, Big Sur.
  • Fixed numerous cosmetic glitches on macOS 11, Big Sur.
  • Fixed a bug whereby opening the Document Organizer or Scheduled Tasks Manager window from the TouchBar would not prevent ChronoSync from automatically terminating if it was launched for a scheduled synchronization.
  • Fixed a bug in the Multiple Folder Backup Assistant, to prevent folders in the common "/Volumes" parent folder from being combined into a single sync task.
  • Fixed a typo whereby "quickly" was displayed as "quicky" in various controls and tooltips.
  • Fixed a bug whereby the Archive Panel outline view would not be scrollable after refreshing on app activation.
  • Fixed a bug whereby, on an initial sync, if the data size trigger was in effect, it could result in an older file replacing a younger one.
  • Fixed a bug whereby counting files in a branch would not skip excluded items. This is used by the validator and could lead to an erratic progress bar and scan count.
  • Fixed bug that could result in an erratic Validator progress bar mostly noticeable on macOS 11, Big Sur.
  • Fixed a bug whereby some of the predefined rules had the word "Template" in their name.
  • Fixed a bug in identifying that macOS 11, Big Sur, is installed on a mounted volume.
  • Fixed a bug whereby push notifications could not be configured if the Mac system name contained an ampersand character.
  • Fixed a bug whereby the Ignore Ownership Readiness Test would not immediately update its status after responding to the 'fix' command.
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5
Aargl
16 September 2019
Version: 4.9.4

Most helpful

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.
(1)
5
Defra
10 September 2020
Version: 4.9.10
Absolutely the best.
(0)
1
tkay1115
18 August 2020
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.
(0)
5
SEAL-MacSupport
30 April 2020
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.
(0)
5
dijpounds
20 March 2020
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.
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Mcr
10 October 2019
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.
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5
Aargl
16 September 2019
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.
(1)
5
Filou53
18 June 2019
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...
(0)
5
smckennasr
31 December 2018
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.
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5
maxxam
04 December 2018
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.
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5
Bluenut
04 December 2018
Version: 4.9.0
A great and reliable backup tool !
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4.7

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  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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