SoftRAID LLC announced SoftRAID 3.5, their Intel-compatible version of
SoftRAID’s superior volume management software now allows endusers to
create and maintain RAID and non-RAID volumes on Intel Macs. Both PowerPC
and Intel Macs will now recognize SoftRAID volumes created on either type
“Intel compatibility for SoftRAID 3 means we can take advantage of the
exciting performance increases of the Intel platform,” said Tim Standing,
VP of Engineering. “Customers will soon see some innovative products from
SoftRAID, LLC which maximize the potential of the new architecture.”
Current SoftRAID owners will have no problem bringing their data on
portable drives over to their new Intel Macs. SoftRAID volumes created with
older versions of SoftRAID on PowerPCs can be moved to Intel machines
without any conversions necessary. The only limitation users will
experience, due to an Apple bug in the new OS X for Intel, is that SoftRAID
volumes cannot be used as startup volumes on Intel Macs. Apple and SoftRAID
are currently working together to rectify this situation.
SoftRAID 3.5 adds support for removable SATA drives, using PCI- Express and
PC-Card interfaces. It also allows the creation of RAID volumes on USB
The SoftRAID 3.5 electronic download is $129 and the retail CD is $149,
both available from the SoftRAID website www.softraid.com and retail
For more information about SoftRAID 3.5, and for review copies, contact us
The SoftRAID 3.5 release is a free electronic upgrade to all 3.x owners.
The SoftRAID 3.3 electronic download is $129 and the retail CD is $149,
both available from the SoftRAID website and retail outlets worldwide. All
registered users will receive a free upgrade via email.
Demo version download URL: http://www.softraid.com/demo.html
User Testimonials: http://www.softraid.com/testimonials.html
About SoftRAID, LLC.
SoftRAID, LLC is headquartered in Mendocino, California, and has dedicated
itself to developing high quality applications for Mac OS.