MacVoices #20145: Jeff Carlson Explains macOS Snapshots and How To Use Them (2)

Jeff Carlson continues his discussion of the snapshot feature in macOS, explaining why disk Utility takes longer because of snapshots and why it is worth it, how to delete snapshots and why you shouldn’t, and more information to help you understand and use snapshots to your advantage.

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Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, [email protected]) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (, and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third EditioniPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there’s never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.  


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