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WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac

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Product Highlights
  • 2TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Formatted HFS+ Journaled
  • Can Be Reformatted for Windows
  • Bus Powered
  • USB 3.0 Data Transfer Rate Up to 5 Gb/s
  • USB 2.0 Data Transfer Rate Up to 480Mb/s
  • WD Security Utility
  • WD Drive Utilities

The 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac from WD features a 2TB storage capacity allowing you to store a variety of files including HD quality movies, videos, photos, music, documents and more. Quickly access your files via the integrated USB 3.0 ports providing data transfer rates up to 5 Gb/s, while remaining backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports providing data transfer speeds up to 480 Mb/s. The My Passport Drive for Mac comes formatted HFS+ Journaled for use with Mac computers running Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion, and can be easily reformatted for use with Windows PCs.

Ultra-Fast Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, this My Passport for Mac portable hard drives lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer speeds. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
Sleek, Compact Design
This compact enclosure offers 2TB of storage making it an ideal storage device regardless of your hobby or profession.
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
This drive is formatted HFS+ journaled so it works right out of the box with your Mac Computer. You can also reformat this drive to use with Windows.
Compatible with Apple Time Machine
Back up and protect your important files through Apple Time Machine.
Bus Powered
Conveniently powered through the USB 3.0 interface, you can quickly connect to your Mac computer and access your files. There's no need to carry around a power adapter.
Durable Enclosure Protects Your Drive
This drive is built to meet demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability.
Capacity 2TB
Interface USB 3.0
Data Transfer Rates USB 3.0: Up to 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mb/s
System Compatibility Formatted HFS+ journaled
Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Non-Operating Temperature -4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
Dimensions (HxWxD) 0.82 x 4.36 x 3.24" / 21 x 110.8 x 82.3 mm
Weight 0.51 lb / 0.23 kg
WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac
  • USB Cable
  • WD Security
  • WD Drive Utilities
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    WD2TB My Passport Drive for Mac
     
    4.8

    (based on 48 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (39)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (27)
    • Reliable (27)
    • Excellent interface (23)
    • Fast (23)
    • Compact (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image storage (23)
      • Digital photography (15)
      • Image transportation (14)
      • Digital capture (7)
      • Back-up (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (15), Power user (5), Pro photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (5)
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac (9)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (31)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Plugged it in, set to go.

      I am storing current photos, linked to my Lightroom catalogue with this small drive. It is so tiny it sits under my iMac screen so it can plug directly into a USB port without...Read complete review

      I am storing current photos, linked to my Lightroom catalogue with this small drive. It is so tiny it sits under my iMac screen so it can plug directly into a USB port without it joining the spaghetti at the back of my desk. The only negative thing is that it's a two step process to delete photos from Lightroom. It's faster than my previous hard drive set up. Too soon to know about long term reliability.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Difficult to use

      big capacity, but difficult to use, especially when you update the contents, somehow, the software automatically creates two identifical files

      big capacity, but difficult to use, especially when you update the contents, somehow, the software automatically creates two identifical files

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great quality and convenient

      By Dave

      from Massachusetts

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Convenient Interface
      • Fast
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Storage

        Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

        Used for periodic backups. Compact and easy to use - just plug it in!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Just right

        By rmz

        from Bozeman, MT

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Convenient Interface
        • Fast
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Time Machine Back Up

          Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

          Easy set up. Great as a time machine. Small footprint, quite, elegant.

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          • No

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          5.0

          it is not a normal book but biographic

          By pallu

          from paresh vajani, accountant

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                it is very nice and useful

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                • No

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                5.0

                Good solution

                By Big Boy

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Convenient Interface
                • Fast
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Digital Photography
                  • Image Storage
                  • Image Transportation

                  Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                  Easy to use. Works well. am considering buying a second one for additional redundant storage.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  FIRST TIME FOR A PORTABLE HD

                  By tank da man

                  from Tempe, AZ

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Convenient Interface
                  • Fast
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Digital Photography
                    • HD Video
                    • Image Storage
                    • Image Transportation

                    Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                    NEEDED TO CLEAR OUT SOME PICS/VIDS FROM MY LAPTOP, BUT STILL WANT THEM HANDY TO SHARE. IT ALSO PROVIDES A SEPARATE CACHE THAT IS NOT TIME CAPSULE BACK-UPS. VERY COMPACT AND LIGHT WEIGHT WITH ULTRA QUIET MOTION. USE YOUR FINGERS TO SENSE THAT IT IS OPERATING. THE CONNECTOR IS IDIOT PROOF

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                    • No

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Always satisfied with WD HD

                    By Andie

                    from Buenos Aires

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                    • Weak Construction

                    Best Uses

                    • Digital Capture
                    • Digital Photography
                    • Image Storage

                    Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                    Use it as time machine and to backup other files.
                    Easy to use, plug it in and you're on the go.
                    Better surface than others I had before, doesn't scratch.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Compact, sturdy, easy to use.

                    By utahgrace

                    from Salt Lake City, UT

                    Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                    I have had good luck with all of the Passport drives I have purchased (4)in the past. They are easy to use and very sturdy (dropped one from a table to a slate tile floor with no adverse effects, not even scratches). Portable. The only thing I wish it had included was a case.

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                    5.0

                    Sturdy and Reliable

                    By RPbySC

                    from Grayson, GA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Image Storage

                      Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                      I have 4 WD MY passport drives. Never had a problem. They are small, sturdy, easy to take with you, and reliable. This 2TB one is for my Time Machine backups on my laptop. It will replace a very small and older HD that is always full. One of the other Passport drives stores a copy of my computer nicely in our bank safe deposit box. Very satisfied with them.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I highly recommend this product.

                      By none

                      from pinole,ca 94564

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Convenient Interface
                      • Fast
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Digital Capture
                        • Digital Photography
                        • Image Storage

                        Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                        The product was used to back up my new iMac. It was surprisingly small compared to the previous product I was using. The connections and user friendly application was simple to use. just plug it in and follow the prompts.
                        The price was very reasonable for a 2 terabyte product of this caliber. I would recommend this product hands down to other available products.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        awesome drive!

                        By fred

                        from chicago, il

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Convenient Interface
                        • Fast
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Image Storage

                          Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                          bought this for my macbook mainly for my pictures and music. was easy to use. used time machine with it and also was able to save a smaller hard drive to it. made for a mac and compact as well.

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                          • No

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          I like WD products. Reliable

                          By FMF

                          from Atlanta

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Convenient Interface
                          • Fast
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Storage

                            Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                            No Thunderbolt interface.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great deal!

                            By Hank

                            from Somerset, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                  A great, portable way to store photos and backup important files. Small and very easy to set up (plug it in!).

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                                  • No

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  I love it!

                                  By grbilly

                                  from Provo, UT

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Convenient Interface
                                  • Fast
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Image Storage
                                    • Image Transportation
                                    • Storage For Large Files

                                    Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                    Truly plug and play. Fast. I offload some rather large video files to the drive.It has functioned very reliably so far, I just got it.Already a winner in my book. If it proves to be as reliable for longevity as my other much smaller passport has proven to be, it is truly a winner, winner, winner!

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    B & H COMES THROUGH AGAIN

                                    By Dave

                                    from Springfield Mass

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Fast
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Image Storage

                                      Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                      I use this for all of my Mac storage. I ordered it on a Thursday and had it the following Monday.
                                      And it works flawlessly. But that's been the case with everything I've purchased through B & H.
                                      I buy my electronics only from B & H.

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                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Never enough space! :D

                                      By MRG

                                      from New York City

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                      Small, large capacity, good built, quiet, reliable. In short, the perfect solution for storing large files, such as raw image and hi-def video. I recommend getting more, so you have double backup of everything, just in case.

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                                      5.0

                                      Compact size with 2TB capacity

                                      By Chepachet Photos

                                      from Rhode Island

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Convenient Interface
                                      • Fast
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Digital Photography

                                        Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                        Using this to host my images from Lightroom. Drive is fast and compact.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Excellent Exturnal Drive

                                        By Gii E

                                        from Orange, CA

                                        Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                        I've had this drive for a little over a week. It's excellent. Easy to use, 2 TB of memory, and I am about to back up my entire Mac Labtop on this one drive. It's great.

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                                        5.0

                                        Great!!!

                                        By PHiLDOGGiE DOGZ

                                        from NYC, NY

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Music Back Up

                                          Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                          Use it to back up all my music files.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Does what I need

                                          By Steve

                                          from Illinois

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Convenient Interface
                                          • Fast
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Digital Capture
                                            • Digital Photography
                                            • Image Storage
                                            • Image Transportation

                                            Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                            It works great

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                                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Plugged it in, set to go.

                                            By Nana Ellie

                                            from PEI, Canada

                                            About Me Photography Student

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Convenient Interface
                                            • Fast
                                            • Lightweight
                                            • Reliable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Image Storage
                                              • Image Transportation

                                              Comments about WD 2TB My Passport Drive for Mac:

                                              I am storing current photos, linked to my Lightroom catalogue with this small drive. It is so tiny it sits under my iMac screen so it can plug directly into a USB port without it joining the spaghetti at the back of my desk. The only negative thing is that it's a two step process to delete photos from Lightroom. It's faster than my previous hard drive set up. Too soon to know about long term reliability.

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                                              • No

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