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Twocanoes Software Releases Winclone 6

Twocanoes Software has released Winclone 6, an upgrade to its award-winning Boot Camp cloning and migration software for the Mac. The update features support for migrating Boot Camp to new MacBook Pro models, an updated interface, a new toolbar, in-app purchasing, file-based cloning, read/write mounting of NTFS volumes and support for Windows WIM format for package-based deployments.

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Read Windows Registry / BCD files in macOS

One of the surprisingly challenging tasks when working with Bootcamp partition is finding a consistent way to find the version of Windows that has been installed.  Applications running in Windows can look up this value in the registry, but apps running in macOS don’t have that ability.  However, I recently have been using the hivex…

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Detect Counterfeit SD Cards with SD Clone 3

Counterfeit SD Cards are a widespread issue (see this article from EE Times,) and can be very hard to detect right away. The counterfeiters depend on it taking a while for you to figure out the cards have issues, and by that time, they have closed up shop and moved on. The only comprehensive way…

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Restore an SD Card image to an MacOS disk image with SD Clone 3

If you created an image of an SD Card with SD Clone 3, or downloaded an image from the internet (like the Raspbian OS), and want to see the contents of it, you can easily do this with the Restore to Disk Image feature in SD Clone 3. Here’s how: Step 1:Select source and destination…

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Clone SD Card from a larger size SD Card to a smaller size SD Card

If you do any work with the Raspberry Pi or other Linux based system that uses SD Cards as the primary storage device, you’ll run across a issue that can be time consuming and troublesome. When you purchase SD Cards, they are advertised as X number of GB’s. However, two cards that have the exact…

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SD Clone 3

SD Clone 3 has some awesome new features and I wanted give an overview of what it can do and some background on how those features came to be. New Feature 1: Image Central One of the common issues when someone gets a new Raspberry Pi is “What do I do with it now?” Image…

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Winclone 6 Beta!

Last month I wrote about issues with block sizes and migrating Boot Camp partitions and said this: There is currently no way to update the MFT record size without reformatting, but I will continue to investigate and will update as I know more. In the meantime, you can always boot Windows in Boot Camp with…

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USB-C MacBook / MacBook Pro Physical Block Size Change

The new MacBooks and MacBook Pros have garnered a bunch of discussions online, mainly around the new Touch Bar and the USB-C only inputs. There was an additional change as well: The hardware block size is now 4096 bytes versus 512 bytes. While this is pretty esoteric, it does represent a pretty big switch for…

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Creating 8 SD Cards at Once with SD Clone

I was creating a Raspberry Pi project and needed to make a bunch of SD cards to install in over 30 Raspberry Pi’s. I had been using the command line tool “dd” to make an image of our SD card, and would then restore it to a new SD card. That worked fine, except that…

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Twocanoes Software announces Set Your Own Price option for SD Clone

Naperville, Illinois – Twocanoes Software, makers of Winclone and Boot Runner, announced today a new Set Your Own Price purchase option for their SD card cloning app, SD Clone for Mac. Customers may set their own price when purchasing SD Clone from the Twocanoes web store. SD Clone’s fast transfer speed, simple interface and capability…

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Winclone, Boot Runner and SD Clone are MacOS Sierra-Ready

Twocanoes Software announces MacOS Sierra compatibility for Winclone 5, Boot Runner 2 and SD Clone 2. Winclone is the essential solution for cloning and migrating Boot Camp on the Mac. Winclone Pro features stand-alone package installation for mass deployment of Boot Camp in enterprise environments. Boot Runner is a full-featured dual-boot startup control and boot management utility for enterprise Macs. SD Clone is the quickest and easiest way to clone SD and other media cards on the Mac.

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Twocanoes Software releases SD Clone 2 for SD card cloning on the Mac

SD Clone 2.2 is the quickest and easiest way to clone SD cards on the Mac. SD Clone is blazing fast and duplicates up to 8 SD cards simultaneously from an image file or SD card. SD Clone shrinks and expands the image to fit your data on any size card. SD Clone supports Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Linux variants and many other operating systems. SD Clone also supports all flash memory cards and formats, including SD and micro SD cards.

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Winclone 5.4 for El Capitan

Twocanoes Software today released Winclone 5.4 with support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Winclone 5 is the easiest solution for cloning Windows on a Mac Boot Camp partition and is the premiere migration solution for Windows on the Mac. Winclone easily clones Windows for backup or migration to a new Mac. Winclone 5 is available in Basic, Standard and Pro editions. Version 5.4 introduces support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Effortless Disk-to-disk cloning.

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Boot Runner 2.2

Twocanoes Software announced the release of Boot Runner 2.2, the premier dual-boot startup manager for Mac, with Windows 10 compatibility. Boot Runner puts you in control of startup of native and virtual operating systems running on Mac computers. Boot Runner 2.2 also offers a customizable system selection screen and remote boot control, ensuring Windows running on the Mac is available to receive critical security updates. The update is free to all current Boot Runner 2 customers.

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Winclone 5.1

Twocanoes Software has announced an update to Winclone 5 with support for the Windows 10 operating system. Winclone 5 is the premier Boot Camp cloning and migration solution for the Mac. Winclone helps everyone who uses Boot Camp on the Mac to easily clone Windows for backup or migration to a new Mac. Winclone 5 is available in Basic, Standard and Pro editions. Version 5.1 introduces support for cloning and restoring Windows 10 Boot Camp partitions.

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Penn State MacAdmins 2015 Conference

We had a great time attending this year’s Penn State MacAdmins conference in College Park, Pennsylvania. Our team had the opportunity to talk about our Winclone and Boot Runner software for managing dual-boot labs, as well as iBeacon technology. Fun at the Booth We had the opportunity to meet new people have a lot of…

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