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Take Control of Mac OS X Backups by Joe Kissell

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Chapter 5. Choose Your Software

In earlier versions of this book, I made it my goal to be as comprehensive as I could—to give at least some information about every Mac backup program I could find, with software divided into clear, tidy categories, and detailed feature comparison tables in an appendix. My recommendation was basically: figure out what features you need, pick a program that has all of them, and that's that.

In just a few short years, times have changed. When I was preparing version 3 of this book, I found more than 90—ninety!—Mac OS X backup applications of one sort or another. (And sure, some of them don't meet my criteria for what should count as backup software, but still. Ninety!) Not only that, but many developers have thoughtlessly ...

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