Time Machine What Are You Doing?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ifjake, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. ifjake macrumors 6502a

    Jan 19, 2004
    Hey, how can you see what changed between time machine backups? Every hour it seems to have roughly 15-20 MB of changes, when all I've done is web browsed, and I'd rather not it backup random web caches or changes that aren't files I've directly manipulated, so I'd like to see what folders are causing these little updates and block them.
  2. brijazz macrumors 6502


    Jul 31, 2008
    I use an app called TimeTracker, which allows you to see what has been backed up with Time Machine. It's not very pretty, but it works fine on my Snow Leopard install:


    Hope that helps.
  3. ifjake thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jan 19, 2004

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