Looking for newer releases? Starting with 23.2, Hedge is now called OffShoot: Releases

23.1 - ProGrade

Hedge for Mac 23.1.2 (September 26, 2023) - Download

  • Official support for macOS 14 Sonoma!

  • The blue “updates available” ribbon now disappears after 1 minute (Thanks for requesting, all).

Hedge for Mac 23.1.1 (March 29, 2023) - Download

  • It's now possible to disable the ProGrade integration, to get around a remounting issue when using non-ProGrade cards in ProGrade readers.

Hedge for Mac 23.1 (March 07, 2023) - Download

  • Sanitize your ProGrade media directly in Hedge with the new ProGrade Integration.

  • Hedge 23.1 drops support for macOS 10.14 or older, so make sure you are on MacOS 10.15 or newer.

22.3 - Speed

December 14, 2022 - This update is all about speed; whether you're using regular hard drives, NVMe, 10GE, or doing many-to-many backups — enjoy between 20% and 250% speed gains! Learn more...

Hedge for Mac 22.3.2 (January 19, 2023) - Download

  • New Queuing mode: Single Destination. First, offload to your fastest drive to get editing, and then to the slower destinations.

Hedge for Mac 22.3.1 (January 3, 2023) - Download

  • The Finder Extension now works on macOS 11.

  • Hedge no longer shows a "Does not fit" alert when a Destination fills up with purgeable space, as Hedge can now transfer into that space.

Hedge for Mac 22.3 (December 14, 2022) - Download

  • Hedge's copy engines got a massive tune-up.

  • Start a transfer directly from Finder, with the new Finder integration.

  • Archive mode is no longer throttled by MD5's lack of speed.

  • Extra checksum generation can now be enabled for all copy modes.

  • C4 checksums are now supported too.

  • Transfer Logs now show the checksum and verification status of each file.

  • Fix for a crash reported by Jon, Hendrik, Wes, Nick, and Hans 🙏

  • Added support for Codex Device Manager 6.2

22.2 - iconik

April 13, 2022 - Automatically add metadata to all your iconik assets. Generate sidecars containing all your custom elements, to be processed automatically by iconik’s Storage Gateway app. Learn more...

Hedge for Mac 22.2.9 (December 07, 2022) - Download

  • Broken media detection; Hedge will show a warning when zero-byte media files are detected on the Source (You can all thank Judy for the idea!).

  • macOS Ventura has an issue setting timestamps on exFAT drives, so we made a workaround for that. (Thanks for reporting, Ben).

  • Want to run a script immediately when Hedge starts? Now you can, with the new Hedge Started event.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.8 (October 24, 2022) - Download

  • Official support for macOS 13 Ventura!

Hedge for Mac 22.2.7 (September 5, 2022) - Download

  • Fix for a rare case where preset values would be cleared after a transfer.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.6 (September 1, 2022) - Download

  • Custom date elements (available in Hedge Pro) now automatically use the system settings if no value is provided.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.5 (August 30, 2022) - Download

  • With this release, we're bringing back a much-requested workflow: Batch Sources. You can now start transferring multiple sources in one go, all using the same preset — with just one click 🚀

  • Hedge now polls for changes like updated system time regularly.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.4 (August 11, 2022) - Download

  • Clip Review (a Hedge Pro feature) was not showing any stills, that's fixed.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.3 (July, 08, 2022) - Download

  • Fixed an edge-case that caused Hedge to crash when adding Transfers (Thanks for sending in those crash reports, all!).

Hedge for Mac 22.2.2 (June, 29, 2022) - Download

  • Added support for Codex Device Manager 6.1

  • MHL Awareness for ASC MHL: if a source contains ASC MHLs, those checksums are used by Checkpoint rather than regenerating them from the source.

  • ASC MHL history is now fully supported.

Hedge for Mac 22.2.1 (April 21, 2022) - Download

  • For some users, the Hedge app icon had a bit of an identity crisis, appearing to be a folder. No longer, thanks to Andy and others.

Hedge for Mac 22.2 (April 13, 2022) - Download

  • New integration: iconik.

  • Support for ASC MHLs for Pro licenses. Reach out if you would like a trial.

  • The Hedge API no longer uses a token, as it's now tied to Pro licenses. This also applies to Hedge Helper which uses the API. Reach out if you need access.

22.1 - Elements

Feb 1, 2022 - You can now organize your offloads using custom metadata elements (i.e Location, Project, etc.). Just pop in a source, review, and transfer ✨ Learn more...

Hedge for Mac 22.1.3 (Feb 22, 2022) - Download

  • The "Preparing..." state, which handles indexing, MHL awareness, and duplicate detection is now much, much faster and less RAM hungry when a Source contains large MHLs and Checkpoint is enabled.

Hedge for Mac 22.1.2 (Feb 8, 2022) - Download

  • Clearing Elements is now also possible to do from the Review pane when not using presets.

  • With Auto Labels, the Source Name element would not always refresh properly.

Hedge for Mac 22.1.1 (Feb 3, 2022) - Download

  • The Review pane now shows more elements without having to scroll.

  • The Counter would sometimes refuse to increment, that's fixed.

  • Some pop-ups were hard to read in light mode, that's fixed too.

Hedge for Mac 22.1 (Feb 1, 2022) - Download

21.3 - Hedge & Codex

Nov 2, 2021 — Our Codex copy engine gains support for Codex Device Manager 6.0. Built in tight collaboration with Codex to get the most out of your mags.

21.2 - Scratch

July 27, 2021 — Automatically add your media to SCRATCH projects, add metadata, and get your dailies going faster than ever.

21.1 - Labels 2.0

May 12, 2021 - Create Labels automatically, with smart counters, and new timestamps that understand that tomorrow doesn't start at midnight.

20.4 - Sorting, and M1 support

Dec 16, 2020 - Automatically sort your files into folders based on properties like creation date and file type, plus a lot more to help refine what is copied, and how: truly unique file names, ignore bundles, and a "copy only..." filter.

20.3 - Presets

Sep 15, 2020 - Managing a lot of media? Many different settings? Speed up your workflow with Presets. Create one for each job, production, or even a camera - and switch between 'm with one click.

20.2 - Checkpoint 2.0

May 19, 2020 (win Oct 13, 2020) - Create not just Backups but Archives too, with the new Checkpoint source integrity options — Complete with auto-enable, transfer sync, legacy checksums, early warning radar, and of course MHL awareness.

20.1 - Connect

Mar 6, 2020 - An all-new Connect to connect all your Hedge installations and get a live overview of your transfers on both iOS and Android

19.4 - Hedge & Codex

Aug 15, 2019 - A copy engine tailor-made for Codex media, including support for High Density Encoding. Built in tight collaboration with Codex to get the most out of your mags. Hedge 19.4 requires at least macOS 10.12.

Releases older than 19.4.8 are no longer available, as the license provider we previously used has gone offline.

19.3 - Filter & Rename

Jul 23, 2019 - Start organizing like a pro: rename your media, skip unwanted files — all during a transfer.

19.2 - Transfer straight into

Apr 25, 2019 - With the new integration, use your watch folders directly within Hedge and benefit from's accellerated upload.

19.1 - Queuing

Feb 19, 2019 - Sometimes, you need that camera card back as soon as possible. Queuing controls if sources are copied one by one, simultaneously, or even to just one destination at a time.

18.3 - Source Verification

Jul 12, 2018 - Whereas backups are meant to be redundant, sources are not... heat, dust, even a wonky cable can alter what is being read. Detect problematic media and peripherals, with 18.3.

18.2 - Duplicate Detection

Apr 4, 2018 - Save time, copy only what's new. Incremental backups are here! Copy into existing folders, and skip what's already there and identical. Perfect if you continue shooting on a card, without erasing it.

18.1 - The Car Wash

Feb 22, 2018 - Car Wash is not so much a new feature as it is a workflow. It allows for a flexible setup of Sources and Destinations. You can now set any combination of drives, any time. Just reset, set, and go.

17.14 - Create Clip Catalogs with Foolcat

New integration; Foolcat generates clean camera reports with thumbnails and extended metadata in HTML and PDF format.

17.13 - Parashoot

Dec 7, 2017 - New integration; Parashoot. Hedge can tell Parashoot when a Source is ready to be 'erased' and ejected. Parashoot will then ask for your confirmation. Enabling this integration disables Auto-Eject.

17.12 - Labels & Collections

Nov 24, 2017 - Sometimes, instead of offloading a whole disk, you only need to transfer a single clip, or a few folders. With Collections, Hedge can now transfer whatever you need: single or multiple files, multiple folders, and of course combinations

17.1 - Hedge for Windows

Hedge for Windows is here!

1.8 - Duplicate Detect

Jun 27, 2017

1.7 - Recents

Apr 5, 2017

1.6 - Hedge Multilingual

Feb 2, 2017

1.5 - Hedge Connect (iOS)

Nov 15, 2016

1.4 - Transfer Logs & MHLs

Sep 7, 2016

1.3 - Fast Lane transfers

May 24, 2016

1.2 - Source folders

Apr 26, 2016

1.1 - Network transfers

Apr 8, 2016

1.0 - Hedge 🚀

Mar 19, 2016

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