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Canister 21.2

Meet Preflight Checks: each time Canister starts, it runs a full diagnostics of your LTO setup and points out what is missing or needs updating.
Canister 21.2.3 (January 26, 2022) - Download
  • Polish for some Preflight Checks.
Canister 21.2.2 (December 30, 2021) - Download
  • Support for archiving Macintosh HD system disks (including /Library folders). NB: restoring macOS directly from tape is not recommended.
Canister 21.2.1 (December 16, 2021) - Download
  • Support for new ATTO driver for Big Sur and more mTape serials.
Canister 21.2 (December 9, 2021) - Download

Canister 21.1

Canister gains Duplicate Detection, skipping files that already exist on tape. Files with identical names, but different sizes or modification dates will replace the existing file, keeping the original available as a hidden file.
Canister 21.1.10 (November 09, 2021) - Download
  • Fix for retrieving files with % in their filenames.
Canister 21.1.9 (October 07, 2021) - Download
  • Our license provider WyDay released a fix for the activation issue present in macOS 10.12, 10.13, and 10.14. Major thanks to Hedge user Jochem for finding that workaround for them.
Canister 21.1.8 (July 27, 2021) - Download
  • Sometimes, the registration for trials didn't go as planned. All good now.
Canister 21.1.7 (July 22, 2021) - Download
  • Due to a regression in macFUSE, it's no longer allowed to use commas in tape names (Thanks, Jimmy!)
  • Some licensees that got their license through a partner are asked to enter their email so we know who you are in case you need help.
Canister 21.1.6 (July 02, 2021) — Download
  • Adds support for the new Quantum LTFS driver on M1.
Canister 21.1.5 (June 08, 2021) — Download
  • Fixes a bug where sometimes a folder in a tape's root couldn't be selected when archiving.
Canister 21.1.4 (March 26, 2021) — Download
  • Fixes a bug that sometimes occurred when mounting a Catalog (Thanks to Antoine).
Canister 21.1.3 (March 24, 2021) — Download
  • Fixes a crash that sometimes occurred when mounting a tape (Thanks to Max, Sam, and Justin).
  • Mounting, Indexing, and Cataloging stages are now visible in the interface when mounting a tape.
Canister 21.1.2 (March 01, 2021) — Download
  • Checks for the new ATTO drivers, as well as for SANLink and Arcsas.
  • Fixes few small bugs.
Canister 21.1.1 (February 19, 2021) — Download
  • Fixes a bug that caused the tape name to be NONAME (Thanks for reporting, Antoine and Brice).
  • Time Machine sidecar files (.com.apple.timemachine.donotpresent) are no longer archived.
  • The Transfer Log shows the destination root folder again.
  • Some text fields were stuck in dark mode. That's fixed.
Canister 21.1 (February 12, 2021) — Download
  • Canister gains Duplicate Detection, skipping files that already exist on tape.
  • Files with identical names, but different sizes or modification dates will replace the existing file, keeping the original available as a hidden file.
  • A brand new icon 🎉
  • Sharing the Console and System Info with us works again.
  • Retrieving is again done alphabetically.
  • Proper depicting of the source name instead of always showing the volume name.
  • Added an 'Already Transferred' state when a transfer doesn't contain new files.
  • Selecting a Destination Folder now shows the correct tape name.

Canister 20.2

Canister 20.2.4 (December 21, 2020) - Download
  • Added support for Fuse 4.
Canister 20.2.3 (November 10 9, 2020) - Download
  • Added support for Big Sur.
Canister 20.2.2 (November 03, 2020) - Download
  • Added support (and a logo) for mLogic users.
Canister 20.2.1 (October 16, 2020) - Download
  • This update makes Archiving for Discovery Channel a cinch. Simply add a metadata.xml to the root of the folder you want to Archive, and Canister will do the rest.
Canister 20.2 (August 19, 2020) - Download
  • This update of Canister comes with a lot of goodness.
  • This update uses a new licensing system, to allow for easier activation management. More on this soon!

Canister 20.1

Canister 20.1 (February 25, 2020) - Download
  • Canister now detects when a tape is empty or unformatted, offering you the option to format, and also provides more feedback about drive-related errors.
  • The console has much more output, and timestamps. Timestamps, good.
  • Creating a new destination folder when archiving could sometimes result in Canister ignoring it. We found and fixed this thanks to Antoine 🙏
  • El Capitan users reported problems when browsing a tape and not being able to resize the browser. Fixed.
  • Canister handles drives that are disconnected during a transfer more gracefully.

Canister 19.1

Canister 19.1 (July 11, 2019) - Download
  • v19.1 is here, with a bunch of improvements. We've done some major work under the hood, preparing for new features.
  • Duplicate Detection is much, much faster now.
  • File sequences are written sequentially to tape, speeding up retrievals.
  • Indexing large sources doesn’t result in spinning beachballs.
  • Huge transfers take up a lot less RAM than they used to.
  • When quitting all mounted tapes are now ejected making sure indexes are up to date.
  • Force-quitting the app doesn't affect tape indexes (Thanks to Håvard and André!)

Canister 18.1

Canister 18.1.5 (November 30, 2018) - Download
  • Canister 18.1.5 contains some small bug fixes. Thanks for reporting all!
Canister 18.1.4 (September 18, 2018) - Download
  • Canister now mounts a tape right after erasing/formatting it, so you can start archiving straight away 🚀
  • Improved support for extended attributes, aliases, and bundles.
  • Canister sometimes crashed on quit. Fixed!
Canister 18.1.3 (November 06, 2018)
  • MLU update
Canister 18.1.2 (October 23, 2018) - Download
  • Canister now mounts a tape right after erasing/formatting it, so you can start archiving straight away 🚀
  • Some Tandberg owners reported that Canister had trouble installing the correct drivers for their machine. Fixed!
Canister 18.1.1 (October 03, 2018) - Download
  • You can share your System Information with Support (in case you run into trouble and would like our help).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when you tried to create a Transfer Log file for an empty transfer (thanks, Skip!)
Canister 18.1 (September 18, 2018) - Download
  • We're officially live 🎉
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