We’ve covered how to make your time machine backup’s smaller and what files you should remove from time machien backups and now we’re looking at how you change the time at which time machine does it’s backups

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Time machine by default wil take a backup of changed files evey hour but perhaps you want to change that into something a little more manageable or leave it for when you aren’t working on your main systems.

TimeMachineEditor 4.0.2 will let you schedule the backups without making any system changes.  From the website.

TimeMachineEditor does not modify existing system files at all. Instead it handles its own scheduling to trigger Time Machine backups when you want them to occur. TimeMachineEditor also has its own ON / OFF switch that lets you enable / disable automatic backups.

 
There you go, it’s that simple. Just head over to timesoftware.free.fr for a free version of the software thats unrestricted.

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but one of the best features is that backups can happen only when the machine isnt being used.

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