The WD My Passport Air for Mac offers an ultra-slim, all-metal design with plenty of capacity for your important digital content.
When you connect it to a USB 3.0, this portable drive lets you access and save files with amazing speed. In fact, it potentially reduces transfer time by up to three times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
Safety and security
The durable, all-metal design protects the drive inside while WD Security software lets you set password protection and hardware encryption to help protect your files from unauthorised use or access.
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities. Compatibility with Apple Time Machine means the drive works with your Mac right out of the box.
Powered directly from the USB 3.0 or 2.0 port on your Mac. No separate power supply is needed.
- Ultra-slim, all-metal design
- Blazing-fast data transfers via USB 3.0
- Compatible with Apple Time Machine
- Password protection and hardware encryption
- Compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
- Powered directly by USB
Did you notice?The WD Security software lets you set password protection and hardware encryption to help protect your files from unauthorised use or access.
Apple Recommends ForBacking up the files on your Mac via blazing-fast data transfers.
What's in the Box?
- WD My Passport Air USB 3.0 Hard Drive
- USB cable
- WD Security software
- WD Drive Utilities software
- Quick install guide
- Other Features : Data Encryption,Time Machine Compatible
- Connections : USB 2.0,USB 3.0
- Power Source : Bus Powered
- Height : 1.1 cm/0.43 in.
- Width : 8.3 cm/3.27 in.
- Weight : 160 g
- Length : 11.2 cm/4.41 in.
- Mfr. Part Number : WDBBLW5000AAL-NEAP
- UPC or EAN No. : 718037810867
- Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- * Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
Ratings & Reviews
Looks Nice but Problematic
I bought the WD My Passport Air from the Apple Store in Bondi Junction 28 Oct 2013. They had just received stock of them. I liked I bought the WD My Passport Air from the Apple Store in Bondi Junction 28 Oct 2013. They had just received stock of them. I liked the look of the device and thought it would be ideal for my Macbook Air Time Machine backups while traveling.
I took it home, plugged it in to my Macbook Air - it mounted for 10 seconds then dropped out. I tried it again and again, it wouldn't mount. A little investigating online shows that a few have had the same problem with this device. No way would I buy another one.
I took in back to the Apple Store for a refund. …
- Written by Simon H from Woollahra
Excellent form factor and transfer speed
In comparison to other portable USB3 HDD out there, this one has a solid premium build quality and the data transfer rate is excel In comparison to other portable USB3 HDD out there, this one has a solid premium build quality and the data transfer rate is excellent (true USB3 speed). Pricing wise, this product is quite expensive for 500gb HDD, hence 4 stars. …
- Written by Bonny S from EAST PERTH
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Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Will this workon iMac osx v10.4.11 Prcessor Power PC5
- Asked by Nicolas S
- Oct 29, 2013
No answers yet
I recently bought this for my mac, it has OS X Version 10.5.8. It has been working just fine.
- Answered by Martin B from Rockford
- Sep 7, 2013