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If you’ve been browsing our site today, you may notice that our older products are now listed as such. You may also notice that we’re ending support for iDefrag and iPartition on the 31st of March this year. Why? We’re sad that we feel we have to ...
Posted by alastair at 2018-Feb-21 14:02:58 UTC.
Some users might want to know what will work, and what will not work, with current versions of our software on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, so here’s what we know right now. This information applies to both iDefrag and iPartition.
Posted by alastair at 2017-Sep-28 08:09:00 UTC.
We’re increasingly being asked about support for macOS 10.13. Normally, when a version of the macOS is in beta, our response is to comment that we won’t promise support until we’ve seen the final release, because we got our fingers burned many versions ago when Apple ...
Posted by alastair at 2017-Sep-20 08:09:52 UTC.
Users who purchased prior to the recent 5.2.0 update will almost certainly be aware that the latest update removed two algorithms, namely “Quick (on-line)” and “Selected Files (on-line)” because of problems with online defragmentation (which we think are caused by kernel bugs in the macOS itself).
First, a ...
Posted by alastair at 2017-Aug-01 14:08:42 UTC. Last updated 2017-Aug-01 14:08:19 UTC.
We’ve just released iDefrag 5.2.0. This version fixes a number of cases where reboot-and-defragment wasn’t working, and also tidies up after itself slightly better.
We also took the difficult decision to remove the on-line defragmentation functionality from this version if it finds itself running on macOS ...
Posted by alastair at 2017-Jul-26 11:07:33 UTC.
We’ve just released updates to both iDefrag (version 5.1.10) and iPartition (version 3.6.1) to fix a compatibility problem with the latest version of SoftRAID, whereby iPartition fails to display any disks at all, and iDefrag displays some disks with a blank name if there is ...
Posted by alastair at 2017-Jul-19 12:07:16 UTC.
We’re pleased to announce the release of iDefrag 5.1.8 (release notes).
This version resolves the following problems:
Posted by alastair at 2017-Apr-11 16:04:48 UTC.
On macOS 10.12.4, changes made to the system mean that iDefrag 5.1.7 and earlier can no longer enter reboot-and-defragment mode. We understand the cause of this problem, and have what we think is a solution for it, which is currently being tested to make sure we ...
Posted by alastair at 2017-Apr-10 14:04:40 UTC.
Users running macOS Sierra (10.12) may be interested in the iPartition 3.6.0 update. This is only for users running 10.12 and above; those running 10.10 or 10.11 should stick with version 3.5.1 instead.
Posted by alastair at 2017-Mar-06 14:03:36 UTC.
We’re pleased to announce the release of iDefrag 5.1.7 (release notes).
This version resolves a problem with the code signature on the
CoriolisSnapshot.kext kernel extension that was affecting customers with macOS Sierra.
There are no other changes in this release.
Posted by alastair at 2017-Jan-15 18:01:44 UTC.