Tired of Re-imaging Macs?
Faronics Deep Freeze makes Macs indestructible. It protects endpoints by Freezing a snapshot of a workstation’s desired configuration and settings set by the IT Admin.With a simple reboot, any unwelcome or unwanted changes are removed from the system, restoring it to its pristine Frozen state.

Patented Reboot to Restore Technology
Patented Reboot to Restore Technology
Empower End Users to Increase Productivity
Empower End Users to Increase Productivity
Protection from Phishing and Zero-day Threats
Protection from Phishing and Zero-day Threats
Extend the Life of Your Macs
Extend the Life of Your Macs
Faronics Deep Freeze makes PCs Indestructible
Deep Freeze provides ultimate Mac OS X protection that leverages ARD for deployment and management allowing IT Admins looking to secure their Macs and keep them running smoothly, without any restrictions.
Freeze and Restore
Freeze and Restore
Freeze your Macs to the desired state. Restore from any unexpected changes with a simple reboot.
Increase Productivity
Increase Productivity
Ensure 100% computer recovery with every restart. Reduced computer downtime means increased IT productivity.
Completely Non-Restrictive
Completely Non-Restrictive
Provide users with unrestricted access while preventing permanent configuration changes.
Eliminate Lock Down Defence
Eliminate Lock Down Defence
Avoid the necessity of adopting restrictive defence or reactionary approaches for maintaining security.
Protection Against Phishing
Protection Against Phishing
Deep Freeze reverses malicious changes on reboot, protecting computers from threats such as phishing.
Eliminate Unplanned Threats
Eliminate Unplanned Threats
Provide a simple and effective way to clear all malicious changes to your system, including zero-day threats.
Prevent Configuration Drifts
Prevent Configuration Drifts
Prevent Macs from straying from their baseline configurations while still allowing users to save their work.
Achieve License Compliance
Achieve License Compliance
Only keep approved software installed across all workstations, helping your organization achieve license compliance.
We help you Manage All types of Devices
Computers Classroom & Labs Computers
Computers Classroom & Labs Computers
Provide students with flexible lab environment, where their learning can be taken to the next level, without any risk to computers.
Public Kiosk Computers
Public Kiosk Computers
Prevent configuration drift and secure your public computers from malware that could cause data breaches
Hospital Computers
Hospital Computers
Erase session data and issues caused by multiple staff accessing patient data on COWs, with every reboot.
Enterprise and Corporate Computers
Enterprise and Corporate Computers
Make your office computers even tougher. Revert system changes and the resulting issues caused by different actions with a simple reboot.


Reboot to Restore
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Faronics Deep Freeze Mac comes with a set of powerful features that prove immensely useful for IT administrators looking to secure their systems and keep them running smoothly, without any restrictions.
Configuration Options
Configuration Options
Customized configuration makes setting up Deep Freeze for your environment a breeze.
  • Supports multi-boot environments
  • Customize user name and password
  • Choose whether the Deep Freeze icon will appear in the menu bar
  • Choose whether the hard drive icon will appear with the Deep Freeze badge

Control and Flexibility
Control and Flexibility
Faronics Deep Freeze Mac provides flexible control over virtual storage drives or “ThawSpaces”.
  • 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 size

Dual Boot Support
Dual Boot Support
Deep Freeze supports a dual boot setup, with the ability to protect both Windows and Mac environments.
  • 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

Data Retention Options
Data Retention Options
With Deep Freeze installed, data can be retained across reboots by redirecting both user and application data to storage space on non-system drives.
  • Retain data across reboots on virtual storage drives or “ThawSpaces”
  • 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
  • Create a User ThawSpace for each user or a Global ThawSpace that all users can share

Central Management
Central Management
Central Management makes it easy to deploy and manage Faronics Deep Freeze.
  • Complementary Deep Freeze Remote console to deploy and manage Deep Freeze Mac via Apple Remote Desktop (ARD)
  • Deep Freeze installer includes option to install pre-configured ARD tasks to directly manage Deep Freeze via ARD
  • Perform Thaw, Wake, Restart and Shut Down actions using Deep Freeze Remote

Automate Apple Updates
Automate Apple Updates
Apple updates are easy to automate with Deep Freeze Mac.
  • Schedule Apple updates during maintenance periods with Deep Freeze Mac’s maintenance mode
  • Machines will be up-to-date and secure without the need for any further actions

Absolute Protection
Absolute Protection
Faronics Deep Freeze provides comprehensive protection for IT systems.
  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery upon restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions

Integration and Compatibility
Integration and Compatibility
Faronics Deep Freeze Mac provides Apple Remote Desktop integration and compatibility with LDAP implementations.
  • 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
Supported Platforms
Deep Freeze Mac 6.0 is supported on:

  • Mac OS Sierra
  • Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11
  • Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10
  • Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8
  • Mac OS X Server El Capitan 10.11
  • Mac OS X Server Yosemite 10.10
  • Mac OS X Server Mavericks 10.9
  • Mac OS X Server Mountain Lion 10.8
  • Mac OS X Server Lion 10.7.5
Deep Freeze Mac 5.9 supported on:

  • OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3 (or higher)
  • OS X Server 10.6.3 Snow Leopard (or higher)
Deep Freeze Mac is a Universal application (Intel and PPC compatible)

Additional Requirements
  • ARD integration requires Apple Remote Desktop version 3.2 or later.
  • Hardware requirements are the same as the recommended requirements for the host operating system.
Cloud Based
On Premise?
The Choice is Yours
  Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector

    Absolute Protection    Cloud Enterprise Standard

  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery on restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions
  • Supports multi-boot environment across Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
  • Central Management    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Offers silent install option for rapid network as part of a master image or on demand deployment
  • Schedule Restart, Shutdown, Send Message, Wake-On-LAN, Freeze, Thaw and Thaw Locked tasks dynamically to take place once or on a regular basis
  • Power-on workstations using Wake-On-LAN technology
  • Manage workstations easily with user defined groups
  • Remotely deploy, execute, and control software on workstations
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand
  • Connect to computers on the local LAN using RDP
  • Get realtime status updates on tasks executed from the management console
  • Use Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility (DFC) for remote management using 3rd party desktop management solutions
  • Hosted solution without any hardware requirements  
  • Manage computers on your network from any browser from any location
  • Manage computers from a mobile device using the Deep Freeze Administrator mobile app
  • Centrally manage computers located at different physical locations using Sites  
  • Assign different levels of permissions and sites to users
  • Secure access to the management console with 2-step authentication process
  • Dashboard widgets visually represent events and status of Services on your entire network
  • Generate multiple reports for all products and services. Export reports to HTML, PDF and CSV fromats
  • Organize using tags, including location tags and support ticket tags
  • Configuration Options    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Available in six languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese & Simplified Chinese
  • Create visible or hidden ThawSpaces on a workstation to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes upto 1 TB
  • Selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives
  • Retain important user profile data, files, folders and registry keys and keep everything else Frozen with Data Igloo
  • Create customized installation files using the Configuration Administrator/Policies
  • Provide customized console views with tailored features and abilities
  • Restart computer on Logoff or Shutdown after a preset length of inactivity
  • Schedule Thawed Maintenance periods to perform Windows updates through the Internet or a SUS/WSUS server or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Schedule a maintenance period where all the Services can be disabled for system maintenance
  • Additional Feature Available via Cloud    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Automatically download and update 75+ popular products
  • Ensure total endpoint productivity by only allowing approved applications to run on a computer
  • Empower administrators with full control over Windows operating system features
  • Monitor licensing, computer usage and application usage
  • Endpoint security with Antivirus, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Rootkit, Firewall and Web Filtering that updates seamlessly on computers protected by Deep Freeze
  • Allow users to report incidents from computers
  • Provide intelligent non-disruptive PC power management
  • Allow end users to securely access and manage their data stored on Google Drive or Dropbox

Faronics Support

Have questions about Deep Freeze for Mac?
Call us directly at +44 (0) 1344 741057 or contact sales.
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