Clone X
Clone X
4.3.2

3.5

Clone X free download for Mac

Clone X4.3.2

30 December 2014

Create a copy of your system installation and much more.

Overview

Clone X is specially designed to create a copy of your system, to duplicate it on other disks or computers, and to repair and reinstall the system in case of problems (damaged system, errors during installation, etc.)

With OS X, the system is now a very complex construction. It is no longer confined within the System 9 System folder, but is distributed all around multiple folders, most of them being inaccessible (invisible, protected or permission denied). Moreover, any copy or installation must preserve permissions and ownership of each file.

Clone your System: Clone X provides powerful features to analyze your system (OS X and OS 9), to execute a full copy (a clone) of your System, even if the system was installed and updated many times with the updaters provided by Apple. The clone is saved on an external drive, CD-R as well as a part of your internal disk. The clone is compressed to save disk space, and you can create as many clones as you need.

Repair your System: Starting from this clone, Clone X will be able at any time to repair your system if damaged, or if some data was lost, or an installation has corrupted your system. You'll have your system back to its original state. Repair operation is undoable!

Recreate identical systems on other disks: With the copy of your original system realized by Clone X, you can install a similar system on other disks or other computers, preserving your own configuration and settings.

What's new in Clone X

Version 4.3.2:
  • Minor changes and improvements

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27 Reviews of Clone X

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qualimedd
27 June 2018
Version: 4.3.2

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Total rubbish. Has taken hours and hours, keeps dropping out and has to be restarted. Not finished yet 3 days later
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qualimedd
27 June 2018
Version: 4.3.2
Total rubbish. Has taken hours and hours, keeps dropping out and has to be restarted. Not finished yet 3 days later
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Meister-Fritz
31 December 2014
Version: 4.3.2
Purchasing this software was certainly a mistake on my part. The cloning process takes hours and hours and that's on an iMac i7 running at 3.4 GHz with 16 GB of RAM. If you are using SuperDuper, then you are getting the most bang for your buck. In my humble opinion, Clone X is simply awful. Also, I read the forums and the company seems highly unlikely to grant any refunds.
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Virtualruffy
06 November 2014
Version: 4.3
Does it handle Apple's bloody fusion drives? I have had no end of problems with Apple's fusion drive BS and cloning. -And don't even get me started on building an image from a fusion drive. I'd rather setup an xbox live account.
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Jazzyguy
13 December 2012
Version: 4.2.5
SuperDuper worksgreat with all versions of Mac OS including Mountain Lion 10.8.2. It has never failed me. I ama registered user but the last I looked at it, It is free if you don't need the extra stuff.
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Thomas1977
31 March 2012
Version: 4.2.0
Works perfect. But if you want the same for free, take a look at Carbon Copy Cloner.
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Maxter
20 December 2011
Version: 4.1.1
Does this do anything CarbonCopyCloner doesn't?
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Acuraice
14 October 2011
Version: 4.1.0
like the way the developer took the time to add a "BOOTCAMP NOT SUPPORTED MESSAGE" instead of implementing a way to actually backup or clone a bootcamp partition!!! hahaha thank GOD i still have my winclone working. winclone is still the ONLY backup utility that actually clones and restores any bootcamp partition. if the developer invested time into making a cloning utility that just clones and restores bootcamp partitions like winlclone,he would make a lot of money since winclone is discontinued and am not sure how much longer we can patch it to keep it working with mac system updates.
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tvalleau
20 July 2010
Version: 3.3.1
Well.... their version of "minimal" system and my version are significantly different. The process begins by copying the -entire- /Library folder ( and not just the "minimal" or Apple-only files.) My own /Library folder is 128 GB... which is hardly "minimal" in my book.
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Aleyepez
19 November 2009
Version: 3.3
Hola, por error asigne un disco duro con archivos para hacer el clone en una prueba que hice, por lo que perdí mucha información. Es posible recuperar tooooda la información que perdí, es muy importante para mi hacerlo, gracias y espero su ayuda. Hello, mistakenly assign a hard drive with files to make a clone that Test I did, so I lost a lot of information. You may retrieve the information all lost, it is very important for me to do so, thanks and I hope your help.
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GeogProf
21 February 2009
Version: 3.2
Not a single thing about this massively overpriced junk that cannot be done better with FREE or donateware apps. Stay away.
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Markoh
14 October 2008
Version: 3.1.1
$49 seems a bit pricey compared to Carbon Copy Cloner which is DonateWare. Maybe Clone X 3.1.1. has some extra special features which CCC does not have... but $49? Yikes :)
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Tozzo
20 September 2007
Version: 3.0.2
BootCD says it does not work with 10.4. This is a better option.
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Dai-Yi
20 September 2007
Version: 3.0.2
$49 for this? Sorry, I haven't tried it yet. But it would be hard pressed to be superior to applications such as CCC. You've really got to be kidding.
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1.5
Amacguru
11 June 2006
Version: 2.0.2
The author of Clone X (any version) must hold the record for bogus plaudits (praise) planted in this review list! Thankfully, I lost only two CD-Rs in my attempts to get it to function. Only ONE of the utilities I added (within the Clone X app) actually launched! Highly irritating to deal with the French language interface when the CD booted! No Dock; No access to the Desktop; generally hopeless. BootCD 0.6.4 actually works! Just create the Bootable CD in Panther (OS X 10.3.x): the CD works perfectly in Panther AND Tiger: I've got DiskWarrior 3.0.3; Drive Genius 1.1; Data Rescue II 1.1.1 and Disk Utility 10.4 all working happily from my bootable CD! AND I have a Dock; Desktop; access to mounted drives can run other apps and more from the bootable CD! Ignore the get-rich-quick Frenchman and his tacky software.
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Audiowizard
09 April 2006
Version: 2.0.2
Well I have it at OS X.4.5 with Disk Utility, and it works great. Unfortunately I got the french version, but I can work my way through it = )
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2.5
Deldotvee
13 December 2005
Version: 2.0.2
Considering the free tools that are out there (Carbon Copy Cloner and BootCD) the author(s) are asking an exorbitant price for their software. They must be hoping that there is a sucker born every minute.
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Anonymous
21 July 2005
Version: 2.0.1
DO NOT USE THIS PROGRAM. in wost cases It destroys all other data on your backup disk. (Even if the files/folders are locked) Futhermore when you back up your disk it's okey, but when you want to to restore back lots of errors occour. Mr. Developer. You have to do much better than this
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Anonymous
26 May 2005
Version: 2.0.1
I have been using the Tri-Edre's Clone X product since the beginning. It has always worked well. The first version was a little slow in performance but version 2.X has been great. Version 2.X does support external FW burners as I use a plextor and have had no trouble at all. Excellent product and with Tri-edre's Backup product, you have an team of great products to ensure your data and system are safe and sound.
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Anonymous
11 March 2005
Version: 2.0
Well, the "make a bootable CD" feature in 2.0.0 has so far only succeeded in making coasters. The Apple logo appears, and the Darwin spinner runs a while, but invariably the "no" circle/slash symbol appears. Whatever it is they are doing, it doesn't appear to be very stable. Also, the disk image format they are using is not supported by Toast 5 or DiscBlaze. Not too smart, guys. BADLY needs external FW burner support. Anyway, it seems to back up data fine, but not moreso than Bombich's CarbonCopyCloner, and that's "free." Had really high hopes for this, but they've not worked out their bugs for bootable CD creation (yet?)
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misterjspencer
01 November 2004
Version: 1.1
surely this is similar to Carbon Copy Cloner from Mike Bombich which is FREE
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Jeff7
20 January 2004
Version: 1.1
I continue to write comments as I use this apps different features. I attempted (a couple of times) to clone my system to CDs. Spent a few hours doing this until I got to disk #6 and there was an error ejecting the disk that was being written thus rendering the entire cloning process unusable. Big waste of time. Bunch of coasters! Also tried restoring my system from a Clone a while ago and it reported errors. This happened a few times...more times than it actually worked. Clone X did bail me out twice but it left me hanging many more times than it helped. I've learned my lesson(s) and I've vowed to keep my system running VERY lean and not to run little "enhancers" and slockey junk (not calling Clone X junk).
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2.75
Felix
14 January 2004
Version: 1.1
very good for mac...but i want one for PC !! MAKE one ..the price is not a problem.!
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Jeff7
24 September 2003
Version: 1.1
I just wanted to comment again on what a GREAT app this is! It's saved my butt a few times so far and I'm not wary about installing a questionable application... if an installation does in fact screw up my system I just restore with CloneX and go on! Highly recommended!
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4.5
Jeff7
14 September 2003
Version: 1.1
CloneX already saved my butt! Wonderful utilty! Very basic and easy to use. Very recommended...
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Anonymous
20 March 2003
Version: 1.1
Works Like a Champ!
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Anonymous
13 March 2003
Version: 1.1
Hold on! $49? Doesn't Carbon Copy Cloner do this for free? At least take the price down to $19!
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4.5
pete
12 February 2003
Version: 1.01
What a neat utility. I was able to create a complete set of backup discs without any hassle. I also upgraded my hard drive and was able to fully restore the system on the old drive without any changes.
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