Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Passport for Mac
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Easy to set up, easy to use
Happy Mac user, Staples
2 weeks ago
Excerpt: My hard drive crashed, and I was able to restore it due to the fact that I'd backed up to an earlier model of the WD My Passport for Mac - one with a smaller capacity. Starting fresh, I decided to buy a bigger version and back up more files more often. This product, unlike many that are supposed to be compatible with Macs and PCs, is already formatted for Mac which makes it super easy to plug in and use.
Excerpt: We purchased this back up drive for our Mac desktop. Not only does it have enough space for memory for all of our pictures and songs it is compact and easily hidden on our desk. There was no formatting. Pretty much plug and play with a few smal setup steps.
Excerpt: I am a loyal Apple user who believes you need to backup as often as possible. I use the cloud, flash drives, and portable hard drives. I purchased the WD My Passport because the price was great and it was formatted for a Mac. I hate having to purchase a drive and needing to reformat it because it has all of the junk the manufacturer thinks you need. This WD hard drive was plug and play right out of the box. It works fast at USB 3.0 and is easy to carry with me.
Excerpt: Recently bought the new Retina Macbook Pro with its 500GB SSD drive. For a person like me who puts a lot of software on my laptop and does quite a bit of movie editing, hard drive space is a premium. So, when figuring out how to handle nearly 200GB of music, I decided it would probably be best to run iTunes off an external drive instead of taking up space.then there's the reviews from people who claim they are having problems using this drive on their Mac.Using the...
Excerpt: I have owned a number of Western Digital products, all external hard drives. I keep coming back especially now that they are so much smaller with substantially more storage than ever before. I use them for a variety of purposes but mostly to store large memory-heavy files like digital video. These devices allow m to take along power point presentations that have video embedded without filling up my computer harddrive.
Excerpt: I purchased this portable drive to use with my MacBook Pro laptop computer. I use this drive with Time Machine to backup the drive on the MacBook Pro. You never know when your primary drive fails and the WD My Passport for Mac 1TB Portable Hard Drive by Western Digital is a reasonable price for insurance to cover any data loss.My MBP immediately recognized the external drive and setup with Time Machine was flawless.