Apple's M1 processor (M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, M1 Ultra) is a world-class desktop and laptop processor. It marks Apple's transition away from the Intel chips that the Cupertino company has been using in Macs since 2006. Mac users always back up data to prevent potential data loss. Disk cloning software is a great option for M1 Mac users to clone hard drive or back up important data. In this article, we will introduce an easy-to-use M1 Mac disk cloning software and show how to use it to clone disk drive on M1 Mac.
Best disk cloning software for M1 Mac
Whether you want to make a backup of startup disk or clone SSD to an external hard drive, disk cloning software is a good option. DoYourClone for Mac is a disk cloning application which is fully compatible with T1/T2 Chip and M1 Chip Mac machines. Now download it here:
This M1 Mac disk cloning software can help you clone hard drive, create disk image on any type of M1 Mac, such as MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, etc. It not only can help you clone HDD, SSD on M1 Mac, but it also can help you clone external disk, USB flash drive, memory card or other storage device on M1 Mac. This software is pretty simple to use. You can clone all data or selectively clone data from one location to another location.
Before you reset your M1 Mac to factory settings, you can use this software to make a full backup of your M1 Mac. Once you lose important data, you can recover the M1 Mac data via backup. And before you sell your M1 Mac and wipe data from it, you can clone your important data to an external hard drive in case that you would need the data in the future.
Three methods to clone data on M1 Mac
DoYourClone for Mac is an easy-to-use disk cloning application. Now, we will show three methods to clone M1 Mac data using this disk cloning application.
Method 1. Clone hard disk drive on M1 Mac.
Step 1. Run DoYourClone for Mac on your M1 Mac, and then choose disk clone mode Copy Disk. Make sure the source drive and destination drive are connected to your M1 Mac.
Step 2. Select the source drive and destination drive. This software will clone the source drive to the destination drive.
Step 3. Click on Copy Now button. Once the process gets finished, you can check the cloned data on the destination drive.
Method 2. Create a bootable clone backup for M1 Mac.
Step 1. Connect an external hard drive to your M1 Mac.
Open DoYourClone for Mac, choose mode Clone OS. Then select the external hard drive as the destination drive. The macOS startup disk will be selected as the source drive by default.
Step 2. Clone Mac OS to the external hard drive.
Click on Clone Now button. Then it will clone all data including macOS data, apps, user documents, settings to the external hard drive and make it be bootable.
Once the process gets finished, you can boot macOS from the external hard drive or use the clone backup to restore OS on M1 Mac.
Method 3. Create disk image on M1 Mac.
Step 1. Run DoYourClone for Mac from Launchpad, then choose disk clone mode Create Disk Image.
Step 2. Select the source drive and destination drive. This mode will create a disk image (DMG or ZIP) of the source drive and save the disk image to the destination drive.
Step 3. Click on Create Image button. Then it will create the disk image of the source drive and save the disk image to the destination drive.
DoYourClone for Mac is the best disk cloning software for M1 Mac, outstanding features:
- Clone HDD, SSD and digital device on M1 Mac.
- Three disk cloning methods for M1 Mac.
- Easy backup & recovery solution for M1 Mac.
This disk cloning software also supports for T1/T2 chip Mac. Whether you want to clone a hard drive or make a backup on Mac, you can try this easy-to-use disk cloning software.