May 6, 2010 in Utility (E)
[prMac.com] Vienna, Austria - CreativeBe today is pleased to announce the release of Parachute 1.1, an update to its backup application for Mac OS X. Designed by Apple Design Award Winner Dietmar Kerschner, Parachute allows users to run automated, scheduled backups to a wide range of destinations, including FTP servers, external disks, and MobileMe's iDisk. By popular request the new version offers secure backups over encrypted FTP, features full 64-bit support and ships with a faster backup engine.
Philipp Mayerhofer, Chief Operational Officer at CreativeBe, is confident the new Parachute will be well received by users. "By letting users choose their destination and schedule times, Parachute continues to be a flexible complement to Time Machine. The update extends this flexibility to security minded users by supporting backups with FTP over SSL. Plus its faster and harnesses the full power of modern 64-bit systems."
* Local backups to external hard disks, USB flash drives, and network volumes
* Remote backups to FTP, FTP/SSL, SFTP WebDAV and MobileMe's iDisk
* Schedule automated backups in hourly, daily, weekly and monthly intervals
* Incremental smart backups for large data
* Mac OS X Version 10.5 or higher
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
Pricing and Availability:
Parachute 1.1 is $39 (USD), and available as a free download from the Parachute website. It runs initially in a 15-day trial mode with all features active.
Located in Vienna, Austria, CreativeBe. is a software company founded in 2006 by a group of Mac enthusiasts. The CreativeBe team focuses exclusively on developing utility applications for Mac OS X designed to save valuable time while being enjoyable and easy to use. All Material and Software (C) 2006-2010 Dare to be Creative Ltd. / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone iPod and Time Machine are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.