Tag Archives: APFS
Upgrade Install macOS Catalina How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina...
If you’re getting ready to install macOS Catalina on your Mac, you have some preparations to make and a few choices to make. While many people just download the...

Guide for Public Betas Tech Tip: Two More Ways to...
The other day, we showed developers how to install macOS 10.15 Catalina Developer Beta 1 onto a Parallels Desktop virtual machine. At the same time, we offered a few...

How to Revert a drive from...
Apple’s new APFS (Apple File System) format is the default format for storage under macOS 10.14 Mojave, replacing the dependable and long-lived HFS+ format. However, there are still some instances...

Apple File System OWC VP of Software Engineering Talks...
Watch Tim Standing, VP of Software Engineering for OWC, talk about APFS at the 2018 MacSysAdmin Conference — including the internals of Apple’s new file system, APFS, and how...


macOS Reversion: How to Downgrade from...
macOS Mojave has a lot going for it: plenty of new features, new security and privacy safeguards, even new apps, such as News and Home. Even with all the...

Disk Utility View Options: Solving the...
Disk Utility, the macOS Swiss Army knife for working with disks and storage volumes, may have a few blades missing, especially when it comes to working with unformatted drives...

How to Securely Wipe the Data...
Securely wiping a drive, removing all of its data, and ensuring that no meaningful information can be recovered, has long been a feature of Disk Utility and its erase...


First Aid: Verify and Repair HFS+,...
Disk First Aid, currently part of Disk Utility, has long been the go-to utility for verifying and repairing a Mac’s storage system. Included as a standalone app with the...

How to Create Encrypted Disk Images...
The Mac’s Disk Utility app supports a number of capabilities that make managing the Mac’s storage system easier. But one set of features seems to get overlooked a bit:...