OWC Announces Release of SoftRAID 5.8

Software solution offers compatibility for macOS 10.15 Catalina

WOODSTOCK, IL – October 17, 2019OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of hard drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, announced the availability of SoftRAID 5.8, adding compatibility for the latest macOS, 10.15 Catalina. OWC’s SoftRAID Software RAID solution provides five different RAID volume levels and unparalleled performance and data security. SoftRAID from OWC brings technology typically found only in data centers to your workstation or editing bay.

New in SoftRAID 5.8
  • Adds compatibility for macOS 10.15, Catalina
  • Fixes a memory leak bug in the SoftRAID application
  • Adds support for upcoming OWC 4 and 8-bay enclosures

"For the past two years, Apple has stated that one of their prime goals for macOS is to make it as protected against malware as iOS.” said Tim Standing, OWC VP of Software Development – Mac. “With macOS 10.15 and the introduction of a read-only volume containing all system files, Apple has made a gigantic step in this direction. OWC is happy to release SoftRAID version 5.8 which fully embraces this change to macOS.”

The SoftRAID development team works to consistently improve SoftRAID, keeping it the most robust software RAID solution available. SoftRAID 5.8 is a free update to users of SoftRAID 5.0 and later. A free trial is available and SoftRAID can be purchased at SoftRAID.com, starting at $49.99.

About SoftRAID

The SoftRAID team has been producing high quality applications for over 20 years. SoftRAID has been first to market with many key features including: fast mirror rebuilds, full email notification, bootable RAID volumes, disk certification, RAID volume validation, TRIM support on all RAID Levels, disk failure prediction and more. SoftRAID has earned its reputation as a rock-solid product which comes with great technical support.

About OWC
Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. OWC creates and delivers the best storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions for performance, reliability and longevity to enhance, accelerate and extend the capabilities of technology. We believe in sustainability and OWC solutions are truly built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. True sustainability is good business – maximizing existing hardware vs. starting over or needing to replace saves time, money and benefits the environment and resources we all share. OWC’s operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with our headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum Certification and running as a net provider of renewable wind and solar energy to the local power grid. OWC features an award-winning technical support team that is available 24/7, as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, to the audio recording studio to the motion picture set and beyond, there should be no compromise, and that is why OWC is here.

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