Deep Freeze Mac Product Specs

Version 5.6

System Requirements
Deep Freeze Mac requires Mac OS X Tiger 10.4, Leopard 10.5, Snow Leopard 10.6, Lion 10.7, or Mountain Lion 10.8. Deep Freeze Mac is a Universal application (Intel and PPC compatible). ARD integration requires Apple Remote Desktop version 3.2 or later. The hardware requirements are the same as the recommended requirements for the host operating system. Mac OS X Server is also supported on Snow Leopard 10.6, Lion 10.7, and Mountain Lion 10.8.


Absolute Protection

  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery upon restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions

Configuration Options

  • Supports multi-boot environments
  • Customize user name and password
  • Choose if the Deep Freeze icon will appear in the menu bar
  • Choose if the hard drive icon will appear with the Deep Freeze badge

Control and Flexibility

  •  Use ThawSpace to designate global or user-specific spaces for retaining data
  • User specific ThawSpaces protect from unauthorized access
  • Dynamic, resizable ThawSpaces
  • Selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives, volumes, or partitions
  • Import or export configuration files to or from other Deep Freeze Controllers
  • Create customized installation packages with all desired options pre-configured
  • Schedule multiple maintenance periods to automatically pull down persistent Apple Software Updates
  • Add, delete, or resize Global and Individual ThawSpaces from within the ThawSpace tab
  • Create ThawSpaces from 1 MB to 120 GB in sizeDual-Boot Support
  • Deep Freeze Mac will protect your entire Mac partition, including any virtual machines within it
  • Deep Freeze for Windows can be used to protect Parallels, VMWare, Boot Camp, and Virtual PC environments

Retain User Data

  • Choose from mapping entire accounts, or specific parts of a user account to a second partition or ThawSpace
  • Account types include Admin, Standard, and Mobile Accounts

Integration and Compatibility

  •  Get enterprise-style capability with Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) integration
  • Install Deep Freeze Tasks for controlling all aspects of Deep Freeze via the ARD console
  • Use LDAP, Active Directory, and Open Directory accounts without limitation

Deep Freeze Remote

  • Complementary console to deploy and manage Deep Freeze Mac via Apple Remote Desktop (ARD)
  • Freeze, Thaw, Wake, Restart, Shutdown Deep Freeze computers
  • Thaw for a specific number of reboots
  • Update maintenance periods
  • Update license keys
  • Install/Uninstall Deep Freeze