The 500GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive from WD features 500GB of storage space inside an anodized aluminum case providing increased durability while remaining aesthetically pleasing. Connect this drive directly to any USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port to begin transferring data such as movies, videos, photos, music and more quickly and efficiently at data rates up to 5Gb/s. Along with increased data transfer rates, you also benefit from WD's software suite including WD Security and WD Drive Utilities simplifying the process of managing and securing your data.
Enhanced Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Air lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer rates. Greatly reduce transfer times when compared to traditional USB 2.0 data rates.
USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatibility
With the single drive, you get compatibility with the USB 3.0 devices like the MacBook Air, as well as backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 devices.
With an anodized aluminum enclosure you benefit from increased durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability.
WD Security software allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
WD Drive Utilities
Register your device, set the drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Compatible with Apple Time Machine
This WD Drive is formatted HFS+ journaled so it works with you Mac computer right out of the box. Plus it's compatible with Apple Time Machine for quick and easy backups.
Powered directly from the USB port on your Mac. No separate power supply is needed.
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive
WD Security Software
WD Drive Utilities Software
Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates
USB 3.0: Up to 5 Gb/s USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mb/s
HFS+J Mac OS 10.5 and higher Requires reformatting for Windows operating systems