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How to Clone HDD to SSD on Mac?

by Henry Lee, 2019-07-30

“Hi, I have an old HDD, is it possible to clone it to my Mac SSD? I am looking for a disk clone software to help me clone the HDD to SSD on my Mac, any recommendation?” - Jeremy

There are many reasons why a Mac user wants to clone a HDD to a SSD on Mac, such as:

  • Copy all data from HDD to SSD under Mac OS.
  • Make a backup of HDD to SSD on Mac.
  • The HDD is damaged, so need to clone the HDD data to the SSD.
  • Duplicate the HDD on many SSDs.

How to clone HDD to SSD on Mac? Don’t worry. We would like to introduce DoYourClone for Mac, a excellent disk clone software for Mac OS. It can securely and easily clone HDD to SSD on Mac. Now, just free download it here:

Two modes to clone HDD to SSD on Mac

DoYourClone for Mac offers two modes to help you clone HDD to SSD on Mac. After installing this disk clone software on your Mac, just run it from Launchpad, then you can follow the guide below to clone HDD to SSD on your Mac.

Mode 1: Copy HDD to SSD on Mac

This mode “Copy Disk” is able to help you easily and securely copy HDD to your SSD within simple steps. First of all, make sure the HDD and SSD are connected to your Mac.

STEP 1: Choose the source drive and destination drive.

Just choose the HDD as the source drive and choose the SSD as the destination drive. All the data on the HDD will be cloned to the SSD.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

STEP 2: Clone the HDD to the SSD on Mac.

Just click on “Copy Now” button, DoYourClone for Mac will clone the HDD to the SSD quickly and securely.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

STEP 3: Check the cloned data on the SSD.

Once the cloning process gets finished, you can check the cloned data on the SSD. When you lose data on your HDD, you can restore the data through the cloned data on the SSD.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

Mode 2: Create disk image of HDD and save it to SSD

If you don’t have enough disk space to save all data of the HDD, you can make a compressed DMG or ZIP disk image and save it on your SSD. Then we will show you how to create a disk image of a HDD and save it to a SSD under Mac OS.

STEP 1: Choose source drive and destination drive.

First of all, choose mode “Create Disk Image”. Then choose the HDD as the source drive and choose the HDD as the destination drive.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

STEP 2: Create disk image of HDD.

Click on “Create Image” button. DoYourClone for Mac will create a disk image of the HDD and save the disk image to your SSD.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

STEP 3: Check the disk image on SSD.

Once the process gets finished, you can check the HDD disk image on your SSD. You can copy the data from the disk image to any other hard drive. So, it is also a good way to backup the HDD.

clone HDD to SSD on Mac

With DoYourClone for Mac, you can easily and securely clone HDD to a SSD. It can help you copy all data from HDD to SSD, you also can selectively copy data from the HDD to SSD. This software is fully compatible with macOS, OSX and Mac OS Server, just free download it here:

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