The 500GB My Passport USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive for Mac from Western Digital is a superb way to hold extra content from your MacBook or MacBook Air. This external hard drive can store up to 500GB of data and utilizes the USB 2.0 interface for connecting to your computer. In addition, the hard drive is powered by this interface, making it an extremely portable companion when you travel with your Mac computer. You can password protect the drive and rely upon its hardware encryption for added data security. Plus, if you're worried about losing all of your Mac's data, the drive is compatible with Apple's Time Machine software, so that you can backup your Mac easily. While the drive is HFS+ journaled for Macs, it can be reformatted to work with Windows computers as well.*
Note: *Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Slim, Compact Design
The hard drive offers plenty of storage making it an ideal companion for the graphic professional, student, or road warrior
USB 2.0 Interface
Conveniently powered through the USB 2.0 interface, the drive can quickly connect to your MacBook or MacBook Air. You can access your files without needing to carry around a power adapter
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 the WD Drive Utilities
Formatted for Mac
The drive is HFS+ Journaled so it works right out of the box with your MacBook or MacBook Air. However, it can also be reformatted for Windows
Compatible with Apple Time Machine
Back up your files with Apple Time Machine
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive for Mac
Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion Can be reformatted for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.