Software developer Tri-Edre has released version 3 of its popular disk copying utility for Mac OS X 10.4, Clone X.

Clone X is capable of copying an entire disk to another disk, or to a subfolder. Copies are fully functional. The software also offers restoration features and bootable DVD creation.

Key features of the software include the capacity for users to copy an entire disk with all its characteristics, applications, user folders , documents and settings.

You can also copy disks without User data, restore disks to a previously-cloned state; create OS X bootable DVDs, which include applications; and create disks with a stripped-down version of OS X for use in emergencies.

The software is available online and costs €69.