DiskWarrior 5 supports any directly connected Mac OS Standard (HFS) or Mac OS Extended (HFS Plus) disk including Fusion Drives, RAID volumes, journaled disks, case-sensitive disks, FileVaults and Time Machine backups. DiskWarrior 5 supports both PowerPC and Intel Macs started in Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.8) through macOS Catalina (10.15). Apple File System (APFS) disks are not currently supported. Click here to learn how to identify an APFS disk.
macOS Catalina (10.15) when rebuilding external disks*
macOS Mojave (10.14) when rebuilding external disks*
macOS High Sierra (10.13) when not rebuilding internal SSDs
macOS Sierra (10.12)
OS X El Capitan (10.11)
OS X Yosemite (10.10)
OS X Mavericks (10.9)
OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
OS X Lion (10.7)
Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6)
Mac OS X Leopard (10.5)
Supported Configurations Include:
Supported Macs include:
Supported Ports Include:
SATA / eSATA
USB / USB 3.1 / USB-C
FireWire 400 / FireWire 800
Thunderbolt / Thunderbolt 2 / Thunderbolt 3
Supported Files Systems Include:
Mac OS Standard (HFS),
Mac OS Extended (HFS Plus) with variations of Journaled, Case-Sensitive and Encrypted.
Supported Startup (Boot) Methods:
* Support for all of the above is dependent on the hardware features of individual Mac models and the version of OS installed.
*When formatted with a supported file system.