Patented Reboot-to-Restore Technology

Tired of Re-imaging Macs?

Faronics Deep Freeze makes Macs indestructible. It protects endpoints by Freezing a snapshot of a computer’s desired configuration and settings defined by the IT administrator. With an instant reboot, any unwelcome or unwanted changes are removed from the system, restoring it to its pristine Frozen state.
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Patented Technology

Patented Technology

Reduce IT Tickets

Reduce IT Tickets

Increase Productivity

Increase Productivity

Empower End Users

Empower End Users

FARONICS DEEP FREEZE Patented Reboot to Restore Technology Makes Computers Indestructible

Freeze and Restore
Freeze your Macs to a desired state. Restore from any unexpected and unwanted changes with a simple reboot.
Eliminate Lockdown Defence
Provide users with unrestricted access and avoid restrictive computer lockdown for maintaining security.
Prevent Configuration Drifts
Prevent Macs from straying from their baseline configurations while still allowing users to save their work.
Protection Against Phishing Scams
Reverse malicious changes on reboot and protect computers from phishing scams.
Achieve License Compliance
Only approved software stays and unauthorized software is removed thereby achieving license compliance.
Eliminate Unplanned Threats
Effectively reverse malicious changes to your computers including zero-day threats.

Deep Freeze helps reduce IT tickets by 63%

Central Management
Central Management
Integration with ARD makes it easy to deploy, configure, and manage Macs across the network. Schedule maintenance windows to perform automatic updates.
Retain Critical Data
Retain Critical Data
Create virtual partitions to retain important data even if there is no separate physical partition available on the computer.
Increase Productivity
Increase Productivity
Deep Freeze uses patented technology to redirect information being written to the hard drive to an allocation table, leaving the original data intact.

The Non-Restrictive Reboot-to-Restore Concept

Provide users with unrestricted access to operating system and installed programs while preventing permanent configuration changes.
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We help you manage all types of devices

iMacs and MacBooks
iMacs and MacBooks
Personal computers have so much of our data. Set up protective measures with Deep Freeze to avoid cyber attack or operating system issues.
Industry - Government >
Classroom & Lab Computers
Classroom & Lab Computers
Provide a flexible and non-restrictive lab environment where students can focus on learning while your computers stay protected.
Industry - Education >
Prevent configuration drift on POS systems and secure them from malware that could cause downtime.
Industry - Retail >
Public Usage Computers
Public Usage Computers
Erase session data and issues caused by multiple staff accessing patient data on COWs, with every reboot.
Industry - Healthcare >

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Absolute Protection for IT systems
Absolute Protection for IT systems
Deep Freeze makes workstation configurations indestructible. Guarantees 100% workstation recovery upon restart. Provides password protection and complete security. Protects multiple hard drives and partitions. Prevents configuration drift and accidental system misconfiguration. Helps maintain Software compliance across all workstations. Protects workstations from unauthorized changes with a simple restart.
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

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 Mac installations
  • Create customized installation packages with all desired options pre-configured
  • Schedule multiple maintenance periods to automatically download 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
Control and Flexibility
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

Retain data across multiple reboots by redirecting both user and application data to ThawSpace 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
Data Retention Options
Central Management
Central Management

Central Management makes it easy to deploy and manage Deep Freeze Mac.

  • 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

Apple updates are easy to automate with Deep Freeze Mac.

  • Schedule Apple updates during maintenance periods with Deep Freeze Mac’s maintenance mode
  • Macs will be up-to-date and secure without the need for any further action
Automate Apple Updates
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

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
Integration and Compatibility
How Deep Freeze Works
It’s easy to say just how easy Deep Freeze can make your life, but you’re probably asking how exactly it will do that. It’s simple, just like this!
How Deep Freeze Works
  • Deep Freeze Mac 6.2 is supported on:
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9.x
  • OS X Yosemite 10.10.x
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11.x
  • macOS Sierra 10.12
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13
  • OS X Server Mavericks 10.9.x
  • OS X Server Yosemite 10.10.x
  • OS X Server El Capitan 10.11.x
  • Deep Freeze Mac 6.0 supported on:
  • OS X Lion 10.7.5
  • OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x
  • OS X Server Lion 10.7.5
  • OS X Server Mountain Lion 10.8.x
  • Additional Information:
    • Supports HFS+ file system.
    • ARD integration requires Apple Remote Desktop version 3.2 or later.
    • A minimum of 256 MB RAM is recommended.
    • Encrypted volumes are not supported at this time.
    • Deep Freeze Mac is a Universal application (Intel and PPC compatible).
  • Deep Freeze Mac 7.2 is supported on:
  • macOS Catalina 10.15
  • macOS Mojave 10.14
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13.5
  • Additional Information:
    • Supports APFS file system.
    • ARD integration requires Apple Remote Desktop version 3.2 or later.
    • A minimum of 256 MB RAM is recommended.
    • Fusion Drive only supported on macOS Mojave or higher.

Deep Freeze
Customer Stories

Explore a range of client case studies across industries
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
How did these companies succeed? Learn how Faronics Deep Freeze is helping industry leaders from around the world innovate and grow through digital reinvention, experienced design, and thoughtful planning.
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success


Seamless Aviation Operations
"Often when these events occurred, the airline has to physically send someone from the IT team to the location, incurring expenditures on location. Incurring expenditures in travel costs. The lack of remote management capabilities in windows steady state was also a major bottleneck."
Michael Howes
SkyWest desktop application support technician
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Philadelphia Fight

Philadelphia Fight

Bringing Computers to the Community
"Deep Freeze gives network administrators at each site peace of mind with better control over their labs and assurance against viruses."
Allison Wolf
Manager of Information Systems
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Freedom First Credit Union

Freedom First Credit Union

Keeping Your Money Safe
"Deep Freeze passed the tests with fying colors and upon reboot our test PCs returned to their initial state. We tried to break the product and see its limitations, but it was indestructible and we loved it."
Jef Morehart
Network Technician for Freedom First Credit Union
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Ballston Spa Central School District

Ballston Spa Central School District

Facilitating Learning Everywhere
"Faronics Anti-Virus and Deep Freeze have simplified our job and allowed us to focus on other critical projects."
Brian Merchant
Coordinator of Technical Support Services for BSCSD
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Cloud Based or On Premise?

The Choice is Yours
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
You can deploy an On Premise or Cloud solution based on your requirements. You have the option of deploying Deep Freeze Enterprise (On Premise), Deep Freeze Cloud, or Deep Freeze Cloud Connector.
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector  Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector
DFCC - Available Features  Available
DFCC - Optional Features  Optional

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 formats
    • 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

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