The Babel Company has released Impression 2.6, an update to the backup application for Mac OS X. This revision provides a new ‘imps’ hfspax-based restorable archive format which greatly improves backup and restoration speeds. In addition, this new version offers several bug fixes and includes full Unicode support for all catalog, log and session files. Impression costs US$25 to register. A free trial version is available for public download and evaluation.