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April 21, 2020
Encrypt files with Encrypto

Encrypto: Program for encrypting files under macOS and Windows

I have grown fond of the MacPaw software booth thanks to CleanMyMac and the SetApp software subscription, and today I came across a great tool from them that is also offered free of charge: [...]
11. February 2020
A Seagate 4 TB HDD is my Time Machine Volume

The right hard drive for the Time Machine backup - my recommendations

Apple's in-house backup solution called "Time Machine" is a recommended macOS feature that you should definitely use. The backups are created in the background - mostly when the Mac is idle anyway - [...]
24. November 2018
Format hard drive as APFS volume

Disk Utility: The Mac hard disk cannot be formatted in the APFS file system

It's a bit embarrassing when, as Sir Apfelot, you have to ask others why a hard drive (in my case an external SSD) cannot be formatted in the APFS file system - but hey, I'm [...]
April 9, 2018

Major Mac file systems: APFS, Mac OS Extended (HFS +), and exFAT

Up to macOS 10.12 Sierra, the Apple operating system for Mac, iMac and MacBook uses the HFS + file system by default - from 10.13 High Sierra it is APFS. But which Mac file systems are also important, for example for [...]