What's New

High Sierra Testing and Known Issues

Baseline Testing

Everything you need to know about Carbon Copy Cloner and APFS

Apple introduced a new filesystem in macOS High Sierra, so naturally you may be wondering how Carbon Copy Cloner deals with this and how this new change might affect your backups. You might even be wondering, "What's a filesystem?", so we'll start with that, and gradually move into more technical details.

Upgrading from Carbon Copy Cloner 3.5 to Carbon Copy Cloner 5

Installing Carbon Copy Cloner 5

If you have not yet installed Carbon Copy Cloner 5 and CCC 3.5 is not prompting you to upgrade, you can manually download and install Carbon Copy Cloner 5. For illustrated directions, please see How do I download and install Carbon Copy Cloner?

System Requirements for Carbon Copy Cloner

System Requirements

  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Older versions of CCC are still available for users running older OSes. Note that these older versions are not actively being developed and support is provided on a case-by-case basis.

Carbon Copy Cloner 5 Release Notes

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.3

September 29, 2017

What's new in CCC 5?

Carbon Copy Cloner 5 offers more customization for our advanced users and smarter, more dynamic defaults and extra help for the novice users. There's a little something in here for everyone. If you're still scratching your head over some new functionality, please don't hesitate to ask us for help.

Credits

CCC includes, in source or binary form, the following open source projects.

vsdbutil

Carbon Copy Cloner contains portions of source code available under the Apple Public Source License. That code may be downloaded by clicking the links below.

System Requirements for Carbon Copy Cloner

System Requirements

  • OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra (APFS support is limited to source volumes)

An older version of CCC is still available for users running Snow Leopard and Lion. Note that this version is not actively being developed and support is provided on a case-by-case basis.

Carbon Copy Cloner 4 Release Notes

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.19

September 12, 2017

What's new in CCC 4?

Carbon Copy Cloner 4 was rebuilt from the ground up to bring new features and functionality. Any time an application sees that much change, users that are upgrading are bound to feel a bit lost. This article will present the new features to you and offer tips on how to do the things you were used to doing with CCC 3. If you're still scratching your head over some new functionality, please don't hesitate to ask us for help.