Archive for July 4th, 2016

by Tom Nelson

Disk Utility, a free application included with the Mac, is a multipurpose, easy-to-use tool for working with hard drives and drive images. Among other things, Disk Utility can erase, format, repair, and partition hard drives, as well as create RAID arrays. You can also use it to create a clone of any drive, including your startup drive.


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Disk Utility always had a few changes made to it with each release of the Mac OS, but when Apple released OS X El Capitan, Disk Utility received a major makeover. Because of the extent of the changes to Disk Utility, we’re presenting guides for both Macs using OS X Yosemite and earlier, and those using OS X El Capitan and later.

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