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Create a backup image of your Raspberry Pi's SD Card in Mac OSX

This short guide will show you how to clone your Raspberry Pi's SD card in Mac OS X.

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1

Connect the SD card to your computer

Use whatever SD card adapter you have to connect your SD card to your computer.

2

Open Disk Utility

Navigate to Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility

Open Disk Utility
3

Create a new image from your SD card

Select your SD card in the sidebar and then click New Image.

Create a new image from your SD card
4

Name your backup and select a backup location

You can keep the default settings in the Save window. Select a backup location and give your image backup a name.

Name your backup and select a backup location
5

Safely eject your SD card

Don't forget to safely eject your card before removing it from your computer. You're all done!