Laptop Backup (Macintosh): System Requirements

The following requirements are for the Laptop Backup feature running on a Macintosh computer:

Operating System

macOS Big Sur (v11.x)

macOS Catalina (v10.15.x)

See macOS Catalina Version 10.15.x: Considerations for more information.

macOS Mojave (v10.14.x)

For more information, see macOS Mojave Version 10.14: Considerations.

Hard Drive

1 GB of minimum disk space is required for installing the software.

5 GB of free disk space is required for job result directory.

3 GB of free disk space is required for log directory.


  • Intel-based Macintosh computers

  • Apple Silicon processors via Rosetta 2 emulator


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