Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Desktop Drive for Mac

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Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Desktop Drive for Mac
Key Features
  • 2TB Storage
  • FireWire 800/USB 3.0, Cables Included
  • 1-Click Backup of Social Network Photos
  • Automatic Scheduled Backups
In a world where movies, music, and photos take up enormous chunks of hard drive space, it's good to have the Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Desktop Drive for Mac. These large-capacity drives make organizing and backing up your vast libraries of digital content much easier, and less time consuming.

Like the Backup Plus portable drives in this series, these drives also help you maintain control over your social network photos with one-touch sending/receiving of photos to your favorite social media sites. But the added storage of these giant drives (up to 4TB) makes these even more useful - store all of your music, movies, and content in one central place. The small form factor allows you to keep your desk uncluttered while granting you a closetful of storage.

All Seagate Backup Plus drives come pre-installed with the Seagate Dashboard on the drive to help you configure your drive for your needs. You can choose from scheduled backups to continuous backups, ensuring that your data is safe and sound.
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Seagate Backup Plus Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Protect
  • 3Save
  • 4Share
  • 5For PC Drives
  • 6For Mac Drives

In a world where movies, music, and photos take up enormous chunks of hard drive space, it's good to have the Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Desktop Drive for Mac. These large-capacity drives make organizing and backing up your vast libraries of digital content much easier, and less time consuming.

Like the Backup Plus portable drives in this series, these drives also help you maintain control over your social network photos with one-touch sending/receiving of photos to your favorite social media sites. But the added storage of these giant drives (up to 4TB) makes these even more useful - store all of your music, movies, and content in one central place. The small form factor allows you to keep your desk uncluttered while granting you a closetful of storage.

All Seagate Backup Plus drives come pre-installed with the Seagate Dashboard on the drive to help you configure your drive for your needs. You can choose from scheduled backups to continuous backups, ensuring that your data is safe and sound.

The Mac versions in this line are Mac OS and Time Machine ready, with the option of downloading the NTFS driver for PCs to make the drives perfectly compatible between Mac and PC systems.

The PC versions are Windows-ready right from the box, but you can easily install the pre-loaded HFS+ driver for Mac, and use the drive interchangeably between PC and Mac computers without reformatting the drive. The PC versions use the speedy USB 3.0 as their interface. You can always upgrade the interface to FireWire 800 or Thunderbolt with an add-on adapter (sold separately).

Protect
The Seagate Backup Plus portable drive simplifies backup for consumers who want to protect their entire digital life locally, in the cloud or from social networks. Via the Seagate Dashboard, use the Protect function to set up a one-click plan or customize your scheduled local backup.
Save
With the Save feature, user-generated content can be backed up from your favorite social networks. Capture a photo, post it on a social networking site and let the Seagate Dashboard automatically back up any content posted. Even if the file gets accidentally deleted from the device, another copy can be waiting.
Share
The Share feature allows multiple files to be uploaded to social networks at once from your computer. The days of uploading individual files without creating a new album are gone - simply select files to upload, choose where to post them and even add comments.
For PC Drives
Install the pre-loaded NTFS driver for PC, and you're ready to use the drive on PC computers. With the Seagate Backup Plus design, you can upgrade from the included USB 3.0 interface to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire 800 with the available additional adapter (sold separately).
For Mac Drives
Install the downloadable HFS+ driver for Mac, and use the drive interchangeably between Mac computers and PCs without reformatting. With the Seagate Backup Plus design you can upgrade from the included FireWire 800/USB 2.0 interface to Thunderbolt technology or USB 3.0 with the additional adapter (sold separately).

Seagate Backup Plus Specs

Performance
Capacity
2TB
Interface
FireWire 800/USB 3.0, Cables Included
Drive Speed
Not specified by manufacturer
Buffer
Not specified by manufacturer
Average Seek Time
Not specified by manufacturer
System Requirements
Mac OS X 10.6 or higher or Windows 7, Vista, or XP SP3 (32/64-bit) operating system
FireWire 800 or USB 2.0 port
General
Mounting
Desktop, external
Power Requirements
24W 12V-2A
Environmental Requirements
Not specified by manufacturer
Dimensions
6.22 x 4.88 x 1.73" / 158 x 124 x 44mm
Weight
2.38 lb / 1.08kg
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.1 x 7.9 x 3.5"

Seagate Backup Plus Reviews

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What is the HDD model number inside the unit?

What is the HDD model number inside the unit?
Asked by: Bryan
Unfortunately it is a sealed casing. Unable to see the no model number if the hard disk inside
Answered by: Sallim
Date published: 2020-03-12

so it definitely works with the Mac Mojave ...

so it definitely works with the Mac Mojave operating system?
Asked by: Cynthia
Yes, this would work with Mac Mojave operating system.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2020-02-18

What type of formatting does the drive come with?

What type of formatting does the drive come with?
Asked by: Ajeet
It basically arrives like any hard drive, where it's visible on your computer. Typically, after you get a hard drive, then you format it to the appropriate computer you have.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-01-29

compatible with Mac but won't let me upload any ...

compatible with Mac but won't let me upload any files to the device. How can I upload to this device from my computer?
Asked by: Kathryn
Reformat the drive so it can be written to by Mac. This is very common. Most HDD that say they are compatible on both Mac and PC come formatted for PC.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-12-06

what is its weight?

what is its weight?
Asked by: N. Minh
The Weight of this would be 0.58 lb / 0.26 kg
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2019-12-04

can you connect this to a laptop AND desktop ...

can you connect this to a laptop AND desktop simultaneously?
Asked by: Joe
No. One computer at a time.
Answered by: LaCie Product Support
Date published: 2019-12-03

Can files on this drive be indexed?

Can files on this drive be indexed?
Asked by: Paul
I don't know, but this drive for some reason is very slow, just so you know
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-12-03

What is the rotation speed?

What is the rotation speed?
Asked by: Robert
Rotation speed is 5400RPM.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2019-11-26
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