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iBackup
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Icon AASync 3.6

AASync is a File Backup, Folder Syncronization utility. It is simple to use, and it allows local as well as remote backups over an FTP or SFTP connection. Makes it very easy to back up your files to a remote server or another local disk or maintain your website! The sync engine will detect the changes, and copy only the changed files for efficiency.
  • License: Shareware, $29
  • Author/Publisher: Robert Vasvari
  • Modification Date: February 25, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.3 MB
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icon ArchiveMac 1.2.8

ArchiveMac is an application for Mac OS X Leopard which supports archiving large files to CD, DVD or Blu-Ray. It can split large files and directories so that they span multiple discs. When restoring, the original file or directory is restored regardless of how large it is. There is no file or directory size limit. Write up to 50GB per Blu-Ray disc.
  • License: Shareware, $25
  • Author/Publisher: Broad Reach Software
  • Modification Date: February 22, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 4.9 MB
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Icon BackTrack 5.2

BackTrack logs to a SQLite database file everything you type in any application along with the application name, window name, and the date & time. Each application and window is recorded to the database as a separate record.
BackTrack does not retain the text formating (font, font size, color, etc.). BackTrack does not log pictures, only text. Except with some older applications, BackTrack does not record passwords. BackTrack does not track windows from Classic applications.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Author/Publisher: Modesitt Software
  • Modification Date: February 23, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 816 Kb
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Icon Carbon Copy Cloner 3.4.3

Clone, synchronize, backup. Schedule and forget it. Try it 'til you trust it.
The key to a successful backup plan is to actually do the backups regularly. When left to a human, the task often gets tacked on to the end of a very long list of other things to do. When you eventually have a catastrophe, the data is simply gone. You know that feeling -- you just lost six years of family photos. Your kids being born, their first birthdays, their first everything. The answer to this is consistent and regular backups, placed on a schedule and handled automatically by your computer.
CCC 3.0 features a new interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure more intuitive and more responsive. Users have better control over what gets backed up, and are provided with detailed information about the progress of their backup. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive. CCC's block-level copy offers the absolute best fidelity in the industry!
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Mike Bombich
  • Modification Date: October 27, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.8 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 5.2 MB
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Icon ChronoSync 4.0.2

ChronoSync is an easy to use data management tool that allows you to efficiently synchronize files and folders from one disk location to another. Using the document-based interface, you can easily identify a group of files, specify a destination, then schedule the action to occur as often as necessary. Perform trial syncs and compare files so you always know the status of every file. Filter out specific files and folders using rules and exclusions. ChronoSync monitors the state of all your files so it only copies files that have been changed, keeping your synchronization time to a minimum. Whether you are doing a simple backup or complex synchronization, ChronoSync is flexible enough to handle it.
  • License: Shareware, $40
  • Author/Publisher: Econ Technologies
  • Modification Date: March 25, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 20.2 MB
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icon CopyCatX 4.2

CopyCatX is an extremely powerful Macintosh application for data backup, recovery and restoration in Mac OS X. The software is designed to be able to:
* Backup and restore a volume.
* Duplicate a device or volume to a disk image or other devices.
* Recover to an image the contents of a faulty device or media. CopyCatX is device and file system independent application, which means that the user can create disk images from any normal Mac OS hard drive, Windows or Linux device. It can also recover data from a faulty device or scratched CD, and almost any other media or file system that can be recognized in Mac OS X.
  • License: Demo, $60
  • Author/Publisher: SubRosaSoft
  • Modification Date: November 15, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 10.5 MB
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Icon Data Backup 3.1.1

Data Backup: Award-winning, easy to use backup utility for the Mac. Everyone should be backing up their important data before a hard drive disaster occurs. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB Drives, network volumes, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don't need to 'think' about backing up. It does it for you.
  • License: Demo, $59
  • Author/Publisher: Prosoft Engineering
  • Modification Date: January 19, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 13.4 MB
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icon DeployStudio 1.0rc17

Saving time is a daily concern for system administrator, especially with the increase of minor interventions requested by end-users: accidentally modified system preferences, third-party applications instability or misconfigured, wrong access rights, viruses, etc...
Mac OS X is stable and robust but the capacity to (re)install completely a workstation or a server in a few minutes following a preset scenario that automatically restores the right disk image, configures and backs up what was planned by the administrator is a real benefit in terms of time and money.
DeployStudio was designed this way, in order to manage flawlessly large deployments of workstations, servers and cluster nodes.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: DeployStudio Team
  • Modification Date: January 27, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 29.3 MB
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Icon Deja Vu 3.4.2

Deja Vu offers an innovative new approach to backing up your files. It's a "preference pane" that lives in your System Preferences, and it allows you to schedule unattended backups of important folders, or even your entire system.
  • License: Shareware, $25
  • Author/Publisher: Propaganda Productions
  • Modification Date: September 3, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.3 MB
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icon Dropbox 0.7.110

Online backup service which synchs with Macs, iPhones and PCs.
  • License: Service, 2 GB Free, 50 GB $10/month, 100 GB $20/month
  • Author/Publisher: Dropbox
  • Modification Date: February 26, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 25.9 MB
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icon File Synchronization 1.4.6

File Synchronization is an utility that, as its name implies, has the ability to synchronize multiple pairs of folders or files. It has been designed to be easy to use and quick to do the job. It was based originally on the File Synchronization tool provided by Apple with the old Mac OS, but has a few improvements and features to help get the job done quickly and efficiently.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Nemesys Software
  • Modification Date: March 9, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.5 MB
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Icon Flash Comet 1.0.4

Keep your life on a Flash (USB) Drive? These handy little devices are rapidly becoming indespensible tools for computer road warriors, but their portability brings them into harm's way more often than we'd like. CrystalFire Flash Comet to the rescue! Flash comet is a small application that runs quietly in your system tray (Windows) or dock (Macintosh OS X). Flash Comet watches for you to mount a flash drive (or other small media), and quietly copies the data from the drive onto your PC. Since this is done every time you insert your drive (as long as Flash Comet is running), you get an up-to-date backup every time you plug in your drive!
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: CrystalFire Software
  • Modification Date: May 30, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.8 MB
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Icon FoldersSynchronizer 3.6.3

FoldersSynchronizer is a nifty and popular utility for Macintosh (Classic and Mac OS X Jaguar, Panther, Tiger and Leopard) which synchronizes and backs-up files, folders and disks. The user can choose one or more pairs of files/folders/disks and then they will be synchronized/backed-up exactly. FoldersSynchronizer is available also as lite version.
  • License: Shareware, $40
  • Author/Publisher: Lurenzo Puleo
  • Modification Date: March 27, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 855 Kb - version 3.6.3
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 568 Kb - version 2.2.1
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Icon iBackup 6.7.3

iBackup is a simple to use backup/restore utility for scheduled backups of files, folders, applications and your system preferences like the dock, deskop picture, time settings, firewall, bluetooth and system applications like AddressBook, Mail, Stickies, iChat, iTunes and more. You can edit these preferences settings and add your own.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Martin Jahn
  • Modification Date: March 21, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 14.8 MB
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icon Jungle Disk Desktop 3.05

Jungle Disk Desktop Edition lets you store files and automatically backup data easily and securely to Amazon.com's S3 Storage Service.
Automatic backups, a network drive that works just like a local disk, and real-time, automatic file sync between multiple computers.
Desktop Edition also works just like a disk drive on your computer. You can work directly from the network drive, or sync folders to your local disk and to other computers allowing you to have your latest files available anywhere, online or off.
  • License: Service, $3/Month
  • Author/Publisher: Jungle Disk, Inc.
  • Modification Date: March 8, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 9.0 MB
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Icon Knox 1.6.4

Store your files in encrypted, secure vaults. Backup your personal vaults onto your iPod. Your business vaults to the company server. All automatic, all secure.
  • License: Demo, $35
  • Author/Publisher: Marko Karppinen & Co.
  • Modification Date: September 30, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.4 MB
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Icon MimMac 1.10

MimMac is a fast, easy-to-use, and comprehensive backup and cloning utility, designed to make backing up, synchronizing, merging, and cloning your data as painless as possible. With MimMac, there's no need to set up complex scripts, or navigate a bloated interface just to do simple tasks such as running multiple simultaneous operations, or excluding items from your backup operation(s) -- everything is ready at hand in MimMac's straight-forward and compact interface.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Author/Publisher: Ascendant Softworks
  • Modification Date: November 20, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.2 MB
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Icon PSU Blast Image Config 2.9.1rc2

PSU Blast Image Config (aka "BIC") is a complete software solution to quickly restore and configure a Macintosh back to a known state:
* Excellent alternative to NetRestore and other ASR tools
* One of the fastest ASR type restore tools available
* Ability to completely autorun with default setting preferences
* Configure and set the Open Firmware security, preventing unauthorized access via single (root) user mode or booting from external devices
* Set the date and time, international
* Restore a master disk image (local file, via http, or with Tiger's asr multicast) quickly to a Mac's internal hard disk
* Configure the network settings on the restored disk (via ncutil):
IP Address : DHCP or Manual (Static)
Subnet Mask & Router
DNS Servers
*Network Names (Computer and Local)
*Change the startup disk to the restored disk
*Extensible through pre and post restore scripts
* Specify default and autorun settings via a preference file
* Used by many Universities and Enterprise Companies
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Justin Elliott
  • Modification Date: December 5, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2.2 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 8.3 MB
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Icon PsyncX 2.2.2

This application, based on the command-line utility psync, is designed to allow novice computer users to backup either one part of their hard drive or the entire hard drive to another computer. In addition, it allows users to schedule backups.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: David Baker
  • Modification Date: July 7, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.1 MB
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Icon Retrospect 8.1.626

EMC Retrospect backup and recovery software for the Mac provides individuals, home office, small office, small and midsize businesses, and branch offices with the reliability, ease of use, power, and flexibility they need to protect critical data on their Macs and Windows PCs and servers. EMC Retrospect includes a state-of-the-art Mac user interface and enterprise-level features - Including remote management of one or more backup servers and disk-to-disk-to-tape backups - at a fraction of the cost of other products. With more than two decades of field-tested expertise and millions of users worldwide, EMC Retrospect is the most trusted name in Mac backup.
  • License: Demo, Desktop Version $129 (3-User)
  • Author/Publisher: EMC Corporation
  • Modification Date: November 9, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 229.0 MB - Demo/Update
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Icon SilverKeeper 2.0.2

SilverKeeper is a freeware application from LaCie that automates backups to external storage devices like hard drives, and other removable storage devices that have IDE, ATA/ATAPI, SCSI, USB, or FireWire interfaces.
Almost any read/write device that can mount a writeable volume on the Macintosh Desktop can be used with SilverKeeper.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: LaCie
  • Modification Date: September 1, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 6.4 MB - version 2.0.2
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 2.4 MB - version 1.1.4
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Icon SimpleBackup 1.6.1

SimpleBackup is a very simple and easy to use file backup utility. I wrote it because I wanted a quick-and-easy way to back up all those files that are spread out over the hard disk, in the preferences folder, in the documents folder, certain folders and files in the applications folder, etc... I decided that I didn't want to write a user interface for the utility, so I got the idea of letting the Finder do the work for me by using aliases. The result is a backup program that is actually easy to use! You simply navigate through your hard disk and find the files or entire folders that you want to backup that are buried in the System Folder, Applications, Documents folders etc., and tell SimpleBackup about those files/folders by using aliases.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Roland Gustafsson
  • Modification Date: December 21, 1997
  • Requirements: 680x0 or PPC
Download680x0Classic PPC File Size: 93 Kb
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Icon SmartBackup 2.5.2

SmartBackup is a backup application to efficiently sync YOUR files to a backup folder. It is very fast and very easy to set up, especially when it comes to defining what files you want to backup. Not wasting space and time for files already on your MacOSX install DVD, you can also use a slower network share-point as a target.
  • License: Shareware, $25
  • Author/Publisher: freeridecoding
  • Modification Date: November 27, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.0 MB
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Icon SoftRAID 3.6.8

SoftRaid, the premiere software RAID solution for Mac OS X, gives you a backup solution with no backup sets or complicated scripts. Create a startup Mirror volume and get instant recovery in the event of disk failure.
  • License: Demo, $129
  • Author/Publisher: SoftRAID, LLC
  • Modification Date: March 2, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 4.5 MB
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Icon SuperDuper! 2.6.2

SuperDuper is the wildly acclaimed program that makes recovery painless, because it makes creating a fully bootable backup painless. Its incredibly clear, friendly interface is understandable, easy to use, and SuperDuper's built-in scheduler makes it trivial to back up automatically. SuperDuper's interface confirms all your actions in simple, clear language to ensure that the end result is exactly what you intended.
  • License: Shareware, $28
  • Author/Publisher: Bruce B. Lacey
  • Modification Date: October 13, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 2.8 MB
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Icon Synchronize! Pro X 6.1.1

Synchronize! Pro X is a professional-strength file synchronization and backup utility for Mac OS X. Bootable OS X backups - Synchronize! Pro X backs up your OS X startup disk to another hard disk, so that the backup disk is bootable. Make a copy of your system so that you can start up any Macintosh from the backup, or move your current OS X system from one computer to another - even to a different model Macintosh.
Archive old files
Quickly update your backup
Schedule your backup
Synchronize! Pro X has many other uses, too. As an example, you can sync your home folder with a file server, or your PowerBook, or a FireWire disk, so that the files on both are up-to-date.
Synchronize! Pro X actions can be scheduled to be performed at night or at any preset time, once or periodically, without anyone present. Passwords can be supplied automatically for file server connections.
  • License: Demo, $100
  • Author/Publisher: Qdea Inc.
  • Modification Date: December 22, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.2 MB
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Icon Synk Pro 6.5.4

The professional's synchronization toolkit. N-way synchronizations, advanced rule capabilities for arbitrary actions and archiving, flexible scheduling options, and more.
  • License: Shareware, $45
  • Author/Publisher: Decimus Software
  • Modification Date: January 12, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 4.3 MB - Synk Pro
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icon TimeMachineEditor 2.5.3

TimeMachineEditor is a software for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard that lets you change the default one-hour backup interval of Time Machine.
You can change the interval or create a more sophosticated scheduling (see screenshot below).
This is useful if you don't need to backup every hour and don't want the performance penalty. This is also especially useful if you manipulate lots of data within one hour as you would spend the whole day backing up.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Time Software
  • Modification Date: January 31, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 659 Kb
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Icon Tri-BACKUP 5.2.5

Tri-BACKUP is dedicated to the automatic backup of data as well as entire disks. Just create the programmed actions you desire, and let Tri-BACKUP do the work.
Main features
Immediate Modes: backup, restoration, synchronization, compression, etc.
Programmed Actions, to automatically run backup, synchronization, compression, etc.
Multiple backup modes: mirror (exact copy), evolutive (exact copy that keeps versions N-1, N-2 dof each modified file), incremental, archiving, etc.
Only copy needed files: unchanged files already in the backup are not copied.
Function to compare two folders, displaying all differences.
File Protection, with encryption and password.
etc.
  • License: Demo, $69
  • Author/Publisher: TRI-EDRE
  • Modification Date: February 22, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 10.1 MB
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Non-Specific Code Denotes Non-OS Specific Code
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