Time Machine – Mac Backup tool
“Its a Mac OS X backup application”
It creates backup on internal, external drive and
another Mac in the network of OS X leopard.
How Time machine works?
Open System Preferences,
Click on Time Machine.
and then source drive
It just automatically
backups your entire Mac.
Wait until it finishes.
Significance of Mac Time Machine
It creates an image
of your Mac at
It remembers how
your Mac looked at
Just restore when
you need it.
What things Time Machine can backup?
Time machine can automatically backup your entire Mac
including system files, applications,preferences, etc.
Limitations of Time machine
No bootable backups.
Redundant copies of modified files eat memory.
Deletes backups acoording to its schedule :
Weekly backups deleted automatically without
giving warning message if there is no space to
contain next backup.
Size of destinaion backup drive must be larger
than the boot volume.
Backup strategies opt by Mac users
1.Using Time machine as
the only backup utility.
2.Using Time machine
and third party tool.
3.Using only third party
Which one is perfect backup strategy?
I think Using
third party tool
Comaparison of popular Mac cloning tools
Software Superduper Stellar Drive
Full of ads.
and backup to
$27.95 $39 $39.95 $40 + $10 for
Reviews of Mac Cloning tools
SuperDuper Stellar Drive Clone Carbon Copy Cloner Chronosync
Recommended Mac cloning tool:
Stellar Drive Clone
Supports file formats Exfat,
FAT32, MBR scheme.
Create bootable clone on
folder, volume, external drive
and also network drive.
Clone recovery HD and image
your Mac volumes.
Perfect Mac backup would be:
Time Machine & Stellar Drive Clone