SoftRAID 5.7.2

SoftRAID 5.7.2

SoftRAID allows you to create and manage disk arrays to increase performance and reliability. SoftRAID's intuitive interface and powerful feature set make this utility a must-have for any Mac OS X Server admin, "Pro" user, photographer, digital-video editor, or desktop user who wants more reliable backup for his computer.

SoftRAID popular package creation and management of RAID-arrays
With it, users can create on their Macs, whether it is a desktop computer or a server company, RAID-arrays of zero (data distribution) and the first (mirroring) level, to serve them, to make setup and configuration, to monitor the state of drive.

"Creating and managing partitions with SoftRAID easier than ever pervasive nature," according to a press release from the developer, who also said that the version can handle sections of up to 4 petabytes of data, and has a new improved algorithm to rebuild RAID partitions of the first level.

SoftRAID version 5 is fully compatible with High Sierra version 5 has been thoroughly tested for compatibility with High Sierra. You can even use the program on a volume setting High Sierra SoftRAID.

What's New:

Version 5.7.2: Known Bugs:
Known Bugs:
  • SoftRAID does not support creating, modifying or converting APFS volumes
  • There’s a bug in macOS 10.14, Mojave, which causes SoftRAID volumes to not be displayed in the "Storage tab of the "About this Mac window
  • New features:
  • Enabled code in the SoftRAID application to display the OWC product registration page when a new ThunderBay 6 is attached to the Mac
  • Added code to work around problems in Mac OS which can cause applications to be quarantined by the Finder indefinitely
Bugs fixed:
  • In the SoftRAID application which caused clipping in the more info text of the collect system info opt-in dialog. This was only visible when SoftRAID was run with some non-English languages
  • In the SoftRAID XT version of SoftRAID Easy Setup which caused it not to recognize disks in OWC enclosures
  • In the SoftRAID XT application which prevented it from working with disks in OWC Mercury Elite Pro Quad enclosures
  • In the SoftRAID application which caused newly created or erased volumes to be write protected when running Mac OS 10.14
  • In the SoftRAID application which prevented the "no errors string from being displayed if a disk had not been initialized to SoftRAID format
  • In the SoftRAID application which could result in unmountable volumes. This could occur if a user selected a RAID 4 or RAID 5 volume which was missing 2 or more disks and selected "Remove Missing Disks from the "Volume menu
  • In the SoftRAID application and SoftRAID Monitor which caused some SSDs to be incorrectly marked as predicted to fail


  • Title: SoftRAID 5.7.2
  • Developer: SoftRAID, Inc.
  • Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later, 64-bit processor
  • Language: English
  • Includes: K'ed by The Shark
  • Size: 44.58 MB
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Comments 1

Gill Bates
Gill Bates 2 March 2018 09:19
This borked my system hard, forcing me to reinstall Sierra back on to get it working. If you have High Sierra, steer clear of this until AFPS is supported on raids and SoftRaid 6 is out.

tl;dr avoid this!
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