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Cleave v4.5

Cleave can create segmented DMG files and segmented ZIP files. Read on for more information.

About - Short version

Cleave segments dmg files or segments zip files.


Download 32bit version Cleave.4.5.x32 (which is for Mac OS X 10.6.8 and above). Download 64bit version Cleave.4.5.x64 which will work at full speed on 64bit macs, requires Mac OS X 10.7 or newer.


Cleave is free.

Version history

version 4.5 - March 2018. Testing on various computers. Code cleanup and handling files over 8TB.

version 2.4 - March 2018. Initial release.

System requirements

Works with OSX 10.6.8 upwards. Please choose the correct version for your processor (32bit or 64bit). The processor must be an intel one, doesn't matter what intel processor. You'll also need about 6~10MB of memory and loads of disk space if you are segmenting large files.

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