Protects Your Data,
Prevents Data Loss
Due to Disk Failure
SoftRAID 4.5 allows you to create and manage disk arrays
under Mac OS X, to increase performance and reliability. SoftRAID’s intuitive
interface and powerful feature set makes this utility a must have for any Mac
OS X Server admin, “Pro” users,
Photographers, Digital Video editors and desktop users who wants more reliable
backup for his computer.
Installing Mavericks: If you are installing Mavericks onto a SoftRAID volume, please read our Mavericks Installation page before starting the installation.
SoftRAID version 4.5 is required when using the newest Mac minis (Late 2012). All users must upgrade to version 4.5 before attaching or creating SoftRAID volumes.
SoftRAID 4.5 is a full 64 bit driver and is compatible with all Macintosh systems
running Mac OS 10.5.x through 10.8.x. SoftRAID works with both intel and PowerPC
systems, and all OS X Server releases.
SoftRAID 4.5 Has Many Revolutionary Features, Including:
- Fast Mirror Rebuilds - rebuild mirrors 50 times faster!
- Disk Certification - test your disks with rigid disk certification
- Volume Validation - verify your volumes are 100% readable
- Volume Safeguard - protect your volumes from accidental
- SMART Reporting - get a health checkup on your disks
- Predictive Disk Failure - be alerted when your disk is statistically
more likely to fail
- Email Notification - receive notification of issues via
- Command Line Interface - manage your server remotely
- New Tech Support Report Function - helps us support you
more quickly and easily than ever before!
SoftRAID volumes provide instantaneous recovery from
hard disk failures with a seamless method of performing offsite backups. No backup
sets, tapes or recovery operations are required.
SoftRAID 4.5 - $129 electronic version
Bootable CD’s are not available at this time
SoftRAID 3.x to SoftRAID 4.5 information
Customers who purchased SoftRAID after January 1, 2009 qualify for a free
upgrade to 4.5. The upgrade cost
for registered owners of SoftRAID 3 is $69
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Baer Galvin's Blog:
". . . Finally I found a forum where someone mentioned
that a company called SoftRAID might be able to solve the problem. SoftRAID makes RAID software (essentially a better version of software RAID to replace using the RAID built into the Mac and usable via “disk utility”). But in doing that their software also can convert Apple software RAID to their RAID structures,so they know how Apple RAID works. Low and behold, after a few exchanges of email
and configuration files, they sent me some blocks to write over my deleted RAID disks, recreating the RAID structures there. I happily paid them their modest fee (which included a license for their software) and now I’m very happily running their RAID software with my recovered RAID sets. Phew! Very glad I found them and they did a great job getting my RAID set back. Now not to delete anything
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