The black 3TB Canvio Connect II Portable Hard Drive from Toshiba lets you store files in a centralized place next to your computer, giving easy access to the files whenever needed while keeping the data protected. The included NTI Backup Now EZ2 software scans the system and offers customizable backup options. By clicking the restore button a file, folder, or entire system can be recovered. Backups can be scheduled to run automatically at any time ensuring that files are always protected. Backup files are secured with password-protected data encryption (up to 256-bit), to prevent unauthorized access.The portable hard drive provides access to all the files, photos, music, and movies from any computer, smartphone or tablet and lets you share files and folders instantly with Pogoplug. Canvio Connect II includes 10GB of free cloud storage for storing copies of important files. The drive is preformatted with NTFS for Windows 8.1, 8, and 7, and comes with an NTFS driver for Mac to store and access files from the PC and Mac without reformatting.