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OWC DriveGuide Software

Last updated 2013-12-24 - Send Feedback
Related: Storage, How To, Optimization

Available in various configurations starting at about $430.

Supplied with OWC drives in late 2013.

I don’t usually go for third-party helper formatting software, but OWC’s Drive Guide setup software makes partitioning more user friendly than the obtuse Apple Disk Utility, which has seen near zero effort in about a decade.

Easy Setup

Format it, and be done with it—one drive, one volume.

OWC Drive Guide — easy setup

More than one volume

As an example of cloning as a backup strategy assuming a Boot volume and a Master volume, volumes BootClone and MasterClone are created, sized appropriately.

OWC Drive Guide — custom setup

Summary of changes

The software confirms what is to be done.

OWC Drive Guide — changes to be made

Manual and other stuff

The software confirms what is to be done.

OWC Drive Guide — whether to keep software and manuals
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