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With SmartBackup you can make backups of the Mac hard drive or back up individual folders regularly. The little program is free and can even create bootable backup variants. The SmartBackup app can also ensure regularly updated backups that are always up to date. A good alternative to the Carbon Copy Cloner and to SuperDuper!. You can find a comparison of these paid programs for backing up your Mac data here.
The app for macOS on the Apple Mac, measuring just 4,4 MB in the download, comes from Solesignal Ltd. from Wellington, New Zealand. Perhaps you are still familiar with SmartBackup from the Mac App Store; the developer wanted to withdraw from there, however, as there were some restrictions on his offer. As a result, he also put the software as a free offer on his own website. You can find the download link below. Here is a list of the most important data and functions:
You can find the SmartBackup download on the developer website: solesignal.com/smartbackup4/. There you will also find further information as well as screenshots and tips on using the app. Automation, thanks to which data is synchronized from the Mac hard drive to the backup medium in the background, is shown, for example. Since the program is now offered free of charge, you will also find a notice that there is no longer any support. Anyone satisfied with the alternative to SuperDuper! and Carbon Copy Cloner can leave a donation; There is also information about this on the page shown.
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