Macbook Pro Automatic Specific Folder Backup

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by deryk96, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. deryk96 macrumors newbie

    Jan 16, 2014
    I am currently looking for a way to make it so that I could back up just a specific folder to an external hard drive. For example: if I wanted to have just my Documents folder backup to my external hard drive automatically when I hook it up (kind of like how Time Machine works).

    Time Machine won't work because I already have it backing up my main hard drive to my Time Machine partition on my external hard drive. The folder I want to be backed up is on the hard drive in my caddy in place of the optical drive.

    So basically what I'm asking is is there a way to automatically synchronize two folders on different hard drives?

    I have a Macbook Pro mid-2012 running Mavericks.
  2. disasterdrone macrumors 6502

    Aug 31, 2013
    Time machine should do that for you - you can have more than one TM job at once - Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper otherwise.

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