An Effortless Way to Add More Storage Capacity to your Home or Office Computer.
An Effortless Way to Add More Storage Capacity to your Home or Office Computer.
Create your own personal cloud.
Access your files at home or away with your Mac, PC, smartphone and iPad. Stream videos, music, and photos to your connected TV, game console or media player.
The double-safe place for all your media and files.
Connect to your wireless router to provide shared storage for all your computers. RAID mirroring technology continuously maintains a second copy of all your files for real-time data backup.
Brawn and brains for all your applications.
A built-in, high-powered CPU gives you the horsepower you need for the most demanding applications. Stream media seamlessly and transfer files without skipping a beat.
Your media and files on your own personal cloud.Create your own personal cloud, without the monthly fees and mysterious location of your data. Store your media and files on the drive and access them securely over the Internet.
Or, use WD's mobile apps for easy access with your tablet or smartphone. It's like having up to 3 TB terabytes of extra storage for your mobile device.
Double-safe backup with RAID 1 technology.Set this system to data protection mode (also known as mirrored mode or RAID 1) and the capacity is divided in half. Half of the capacity is used to store your data and half is used for a second copy. In the unlikely event that one drive fails, your data is protected because it's duplicated on the other drive.
Maximum storage capacity with drive spanning.Out of the box, this two-drive system combines both drives into one big volume so they act like one drive for maximum capacity.
Complete out-of-the-box solution.My Book Live Duo comes complete with two desktop hard drives offering high-capacity, low power consumption, and cool, quiet operation. The drives are factory tested within the enclosure for optimized performance and WD quality you can count on.
Shared storage for all your computers.The perfect dual-drive solution for centralizing and sharing data on your wired or wireless network. Connect the My Book Live Duo to your wireless router to share and access files with any PC or Mac® computer on your network.
Speed without compromise.Built with an 800 MHz CPU for maximum performance to power all your applications from streaming to remote access. Designed around the most recent advances in Ethernet chip technology, this product delivers best-in-class read speeds faster than traditional USB 2.0 drives.
Now streaming to your HDTV.Watch your daughter's birthday party video or show off your vacation slideshow on your TV. The built-in media server streams music, photos and movies to any DLNA-certified multimedia device such as a WD TV Live network media player, Blu-ray Disc player, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and connected TV. DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified.
Automatic, wireless backup for all your computers.Protect your precious memories and wirelessly back up all the PC and Mac computers on your network to one reliable location. Windows users can use the included WD SmartWare software and every time you save something, it's instantly backed up. Mac users can utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect their data.
Serve up your music with iTunes.The drive includes iTunes server support so you can centralize your music and stream it any Mac or PC with iTunes.
Easy to set up, easy to find on your network.Set up is a snap. In just a few minutes, you’re up and running. Mac, Windows 7, and Windows Vista computers will automatically find your My Book Live Duo in seconds. If you’re running Windows XP, our simple discovery software makes it easy to set up the drive.
User serviceable.Want to upgrade a drive? Simply open the case and replace the existing drive – no screwdriver needed.
Add an extra layer of protection for your files.You can automatically make a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Book Live Duo on another My Book Live Duo or NAS drive on your home network. Now you’ve got extra safe protection for all your media and ultimate peace of mind.
My Book Live and My Book Live Duo personal cloud storage products work concurrently with multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Win8, Win7, iOS and Android with mobile apps.
System RequirementsSystem Requirements
- Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7
- Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, or Lion
- DLNA/UPnP enabled devices
- Internet connection for remote access
- Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
- Safari 4.0 or higher
- Firefox 3.6 or higher
- Google Chrome 14.0 and later on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms
- Personal cloud storage
- Ethernet cable
- AC power adapter
- Installation and software CD
- Quick Install Guide
- Mobile Apps
- Securely access and manage all the documents, photos, videos and music stored on your My Net N900 Central HD dual-band storage router, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo personal cloud storage. You also have full access to your Dropbox with your smartphone or tablet.
Learn moreTurn your iOS™ device into the ultimate photo album. View all the photos stored on your My Net N900 Central HD dual-band router, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo personal cloud storage with your iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch®. Or, take a photo or video clip and upload it from your camera roll directly to your compatible WD device.
WD 2goYour real life is dynamic and now your digital life is too. With the WD 2go mobile app, you have access to just about any file stored on your My Net N900 Central, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo personal cloud storage with your mobile device. The WD 2go mobile app with your WD personal cloud storage is like having up to 6 terabytes of extra storage for your mobile device. Use your iPhone or iPad to view, stream, download and manage all the media and files stored on your WD personal cloud storage device or your Dropbox.
Store it here. Access it anywhere.
It's all about access.
Make your iPad work for you.The WD 2go app makes file management simple, no matter where you may be. You can copy, move, rename and delete files stored on your WD personal cloud storage from your iPhone or iPad. Share one or more files stored on your My Net N900 Central, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo using email links and upload files from your mobile device directly to your personal cloud storage.
Get more out of your personal cloud.With WD 2go, you have full access to your Dropbox with all the powerful, yet easy to use features of the app. Manage and copy files between your WD personal cloud storage and Dropbox, download files for offline access, upload files from your mobile devices to your Dropbox and more.
Effortless access, even when you're offline.No service? No problem. WD 2go enables you to download files, photos, music or videos, so a copy is made from your My Net N900 Central, My Book Live, My Book Live Duo or Dropbox to your iPhone or iPad. Now you can access almost any type of file, even when you don't have a network or wireless connection.
WD PhotosEntertainment is happening all around you. Now you can capture every moment of it and send it to your personal cloud storage for access on any screen in your home. Take a photo or video clip with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and upload it directly to your My Net N900 Central, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo. When you get home, you have new files waiting for you so you can enjoy them on any screen in your house.
Store it here. Show it off there.
Shoot it. Share it.
Your smartphone just became brilliant.Show off your entire photo collection without taking up tons of space on your mobile device. With WD Photos, you can view all of your photos at once, or search and filter photos by name, date, folder or album. Create a slideshow with transitions, email links of full-resolution photos to friends and family, share photos on Facebook® and print photos with AirPrint™-compatible printers.
Turn your iPad into the ultimate photo album.Show off every detail of your favorite memories without compromise. With WD Photos, your photos are automatically optimized for perfect viewing on your mobile device. And with the HD button, you can view your photos in brilliant 4092 x 3072 resolution so you can show off your vacation photos in style.
WD Photos allows for a large cache size on your iPad, so you can access more of your viewed photos even when you're offline. Display your photos vertically or view them horizontally and turn your iPad into the ultimate photo album.
- WD's My Net N900 Central HD dual-band storage router, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo personal cloud storage with the most recent firmware, connected to the Internet.
- Your device access code generated by your My Net N900 Central, My Book Live or My Book Live Duo.
- An iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 4.0 or later.