Clone X
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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.

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What's New
Version 4.2.7:
  • Minor changes and improvements.
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.6 or later



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Clone X User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 4.x:
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Jazzyguy commented on 13 Dec 2012
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.
[Version 4.2.5]

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Jazzyguy replied on 13 Dec 2012
That was meant as a reply to Thomas1977
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Thomas1977 reviewed on 31 Mar 2012
Works perfect. But if you want the same for free, take a look at Carbon Copy Cloner.
[Version 4.2.0]

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MacUpdate-Mark replied on 28 Aug 2012
CCC now costs $40.
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Rardin replied on 17 Apr 2013
There is no need to refer those looking for the final donationware version (3.4.7) to a third party site. See: http://www.bombich.com/download.html
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Maxter commented on 20 Dec 2011
Does this do anything CarbonCopyCloner doesn't?
[Version 4.1.1]

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PorkPieHat replied on 20 Dec 2011
No, it does not. Worse, the FREE (if you can’t afford to donate) and constantly updated CarbonCopyCloner has many advanced capabilities (not least among them is scheduled backups) that this does not have, and yet Tri-Edre charges $29 for it!
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Maxter replied on 22 Dec 2011
I've been using CCC for so long! Can't even remember. It never failed. Yes CCC really deserve a donation.
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Acuraice commented on 13 Oct 2011
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.
[Version 4.1.0]


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Tvalleau commented on 20 Jul 2010
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.
[Version 3.3.1]


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Formica commented on 20 Feb 2009
Not a single thing about this massively overpriced junk that cannot be done better with FREE or donateware apps. Stay away.
[Version 3.2]

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Emile100 replied on 28 Oct 2012
You seem to confuse price and quality.
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MarkOh commented on 14 Oct 2008
$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 :)
[Version 3.1.1]


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tozzo commented on 20 Sep 2007
BootCD says it does not work with 10.4. This is a better option.
[Version 3.0.2]

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Formica replied on 07 Apr 2009
It's not a better option, heck, it's not even an option at $49, especially while the developer of Carbon Copy Cloner 3.2.1 allows us to use it full-featured FOR FREE (just by clicking Help > Donate to Bombich Software > I paid), though if you have any principles, you'll donate at least the recommended $10.

First of all, I am in no way associated with Bombich Software, I just really appreciate that they make an irreplaceable, constantly updated, full-featured backup/cloning app available for free if you really can't afford it. CCC has been one of the most lauded apps available since at least January of 2002 (check the reviews on VersionTracker.com to see them all since the beginning, or to read all the professional reviews just do a Google search on Carbon Copy Cloner). It's not the very BEST backup app available (like most, I prefer SuperDuper! or Synk, but you MUST pay for those), but CCC is by far the very best donationware backup app available, hands down, and it's the ONLY FREE ONE THAT MAKES FULL, BOOTABLE CLONES. And after you've made your fully bootable clone, later you can make quick, incremental backups to it that maintain its bootability and cloniness (to coin a lame term). Oh, did I mention that it is UNHOBBLED DONATIONWARE?
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Pony replied on 29 Mar 2011
10.4 is no longer supported
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Dai Yi commented on 20 Sep 2007
$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.
[Version 3.0.2]


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amacguru reviewed on 10 Jun 2006
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.
[Version 2.0.2]


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Aleyepez had trouble on 19 Nov 2009
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.
[Version 3.3]



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AlexisDhooge rated on 28 Nov 2012

[Version 4.2.4]



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AlexisDhooge rated on 17 Oct 2012

[Version 4.2.3]



Linda-Trebino rated on 28 Aug 2012

[Version 4.2.2]



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Miner rated on 30 Mar 2012

[Version 4.2.0]



ryooka rated on 10 Nov 2011

[Version 4.1.0]



Rmtv rated on 01 Aug 2011

[Version 4.0.1]



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Pony rated on 29 Mar 2011

[Version 3.4.0]


Downloads:27,395
Version Downloads:1,358
Type:Utilities : System
License:Demo
Date:17 Apr 2013
Platform:Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price: $29.99
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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.


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