The Babel Company today announced the release of Impression 3.0, a major update to the company’s digital archiving solution for Mac OS X. “Impression automates asset archiving for Mac OS X by moving large amounts of data to spanned DVD/CD sets or to mounted drives for offline storage. Other noteworthy features include an automatic scheduling system, incremental/differential archiving operations, the preservation of all HFS+/Spotlight metadata, after-write file verification and bookmark-based management features.” New features of version 3.0 include: an automatic scheduler that works in conjunction with Apple’s iCal, performance increases under Mac OS X 10.4, a few bug fixes and a number of other requested enhancements. Impression 3.0 is priced at US$49 (the price will be increased to $99 on April 1st).