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Ultra-fast transfer rates with USB 3.0 interface
The Passport for Mac is HFS+ journaled so it works right out of the box with your Mac computer, but it can be reformatted for Windows. It is also compatible with Apple Time Machine backup software.
Password protection and hardware encryption
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My Passport for Mac Portable Hard Drive – Rapid transit for your digital life.
My Passport for Mac features an ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface for blazing-fast transfer rates. This sleek, portable drive is designed for photographers, graphics professionals and road-warriors who want to take their digital life with them. It's compatible with Apple Time Machine and offers password protection with hardware encryption to keep your data private. It's an ideal companion for your MacBook. Ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity.
With the blazing-fast speed of USB 3.0 connectivity, this drive lets you access and save files in record time. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when connected to a USB 3.0 port.Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration. Massive capacity in a small enclosure.
This compact enclosure offers up to a massive 2 TB of storage. It's the ideal companion for anyone with lots of photos, movies, videos and files that they want to take with them. Password protection secures your drive.
Use the WD Security utility to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
Ultra-fast transfer rates - When connected to a USB 3.0 port My Passport for Mac lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.*
*Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility - With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0 when you're ready to step up to the next generation.
Sleek, compact design - This compact enclosure offers plenty of storage making it the ideal companion for the graphic professional, student, or road warrior.
WD Security - WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
WD Drive Utilities - Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Formatted for Mac - HFS+ Journaled so it works right out of the box with your MacBook. Can be reformatted for Windows.
Compatible with Apple Time Machine - Back up your files with Apple Time Machine.
WD quality inside and out - We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for style and protection.
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files
- Backing up your files with Apple Time Machine
- Securing your files from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption
- Connecting and powering through your USB interface
What's in the box
Portable hard drive, USB cable, Quick Install Guide.
Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard , or Lion or Mountain Lion
Requires reformatting for Windows operating system
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Features at a glance
- Blazing-fast USB 3.0 connectivity
- Sleek compact design with plenty of storage
- Compatible with Apple Time Machine
- Password protection and hardware encryption
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|My Passport for Mac ||My Book for Mac ||My Passport Studio ||My Book Studio ||My Book Thunderbolt Duo ||My Book VelociRaptor Duo |
| ||Ultra-fast portable storage for Mac. ||Smart backup and storage. ||Precision metal. Professional power. ||Precision metal design. Pure performance. ||Peak performance for creative professionals. ||Extreme speed and capacity. |
|Interface ||USB 3.0 ||USB 2.0 ||FireWire 800, USB 2.0 ||FireWire 800, USB 2.0 ||Thunderbolt (x2) ||Thunderbolt (x2) |
|Capacity range ||500 GB - 2 TB ||1 TB - 3 TB ||500 GB - 2 TB ||1 TB - 3 TB ||4 TB - 8 TB ||2 TB |
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WD My Passport for Mac 1TB Portable External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0 - B008R7EXD8