Formatted for Mac, this elegant, external hard drive now features a new, smart, visual backup solution that protects your data automatically.
Formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple® TimeMachine™ this drive is plug-and-play ready for Mac computer users.
WD SmartWare software - A visual control center with a single screen view of all your data. From it you can back up, retrieve, and secure your files.
An extra level of security with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Our best-selling My Book external drive is an elegant, high-capacity storage solution for all the chapters of your digital life. Our latest edition, formatted for Mac, now features visual, easy-to-use, automatic, continuous backup software and drive lock security protection. At last, beauty, brains, and simplicity together.
Smaller, sleeker, more streamlined design -
We've made these award-winning drives even smaller, sleeker, and more elegant. As always, this book-like shape takes up minimal space on your desk and allows two or more My Book drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf.
Designed for Mac -
Formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple® Time Machine™, this drive is plug-and-play ready for Mac computer users.
See your life safe in one place.
- See your backup as it happens – Seeing is believing. Visual backup displays your content in categories and shows the progress of your backup.
- Protect your data automatically – Relax, your data is secure. Automatic, continuous backup will instantly make a second copy whenever you add or change a file.
- Bring back lost files effortlessly – Retrieve your valuable data to its original location whether you've lost all your data or just overwritten an important file.
- Take control – Customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings, and more from the WD SmartWare control center.
Drive lock -
Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Illuminated capacity gauge -
See at a glance how much space is available on your drive.
USB 2.0 interface -
A simple connection that offers convenience and compatibility among multiple computers.
Power miser -
My Book external drives are designed to save energy. WD GreenPower Technology™ lowers internal drive power consumption by up to 30%, a sleep mode reduces power during idle times, and a power-saving feature turns the drive on and off with your computer.
Planet friendly -
We designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
Formatted HFS+ Journaled
Mac OS® X, Tiger®, Lion®, Leopard®, Snow Leopard®
External hard drive
WD SmartWare software (pre-loaded)
Quick Install Guide
|Serial Transfer Rate|
|Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0)||480 Mb/s (Max)|
|As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second. |