The GoFlex Desk for Mac external drive delivers high-capacity storage and backup for all your files with its plug-and-play FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connectivity. Since the drive is formatted for Mac computers out of the box, it is fully compatible with Time Machine software. Take advantage of the drive's versatile design, and get up to 10x faster transfer speeds by pairing the drive with the upgradable USB 3.0 desktop adapter. The GoFlex Desk for Mac external drive can also be used interchangeably with both Mac and PC computers without reformatting by installing the downloadable HFS+ driver on the PC.
Get the Most from Your Mac
GoFlex Desk for Mac includes fast FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 plug-and-play connectivity. It lets you take full advantage of your Mac computer's Time Machine software so you can automatically save and easily recover up-to-date copies of everything on your Mac. The GoFlex Desk for Mac comes formatted for HFS+ for Mac computers but works on your PC computers too. GoFlex drives make it easy to read, write and share files interchangeably between both Mac and PC computers with the included downloadable HFS+ driver for PCs.
Flexibility is Built In
Seagate has created the GoFlex Storage System--which includes the GoFlex Desk for Mac ultra-portable drive--to make it easy for you to upgrade your interface for faster transfer speeds, and access your content on your network and everywhere you go.
Upgrade cables and kits are available (sold separately) that make it easy to move from FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 to USB 3.0 or powered eSATA for up to 10x faster transfer speeds for your large files and HD movies. GoFlex extends your digital life so you can access and share your files from anywhere by pairing your drive with the GoFlex Net media sharing device.
FireWire 800 or USB 2.0 port Mac OS X operating system 10.5.8 or higher, or Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)*
*HFS+ driver for PC operability available by download
What's in the Box
Seagate GoFlex Desk drive, GoFlex Desk FireWire 800/USB 2.0 adapter base with capacity gauge, 4-foot (1.2m) FireWire 800 cable, 5-foot (1.5m) USB 2.0 cable, power supply, quick start guide, 3