Backup Plus for Mac Portable

Downloads

  • Backup Plus firmware update tool for Mac OS

    This update is for customers using Mac OS and experiencing a disconnect error or Time Machine hangs. See instructions below for applying the update.

  • Windows Driver to Allow Seagate "For Mac" Drives to Work on Windows (HFS4Win.exe)

    Windows software to allow a Seagate external "for Mac" drive to mount as a drive letter in Windows without having to reformat.

  • Seagate Dashboard 3.0 for Mac OS

    Seagate Dashboard is software that originally came on the Seagate Backup Plus, Seagate Slim and Seagate Central drives. This software allows the user to run diagnostics and adjust drive settings, like turning off drive lights. If the software has been deleted, it can be downloaded using the link below.

  • Seagate Dashboard 3.0 for Windows

    Seagate Dashboard is software that originally came on the Seagate Backup Plus, Seagate Slim and Seagate Central drives. This software allows the user to perform backups, adjust drive settings, and share (upload) content to social media sites.

  • SeaTools for Windows

    SeaTools for Windows tests SATA, USB, 1394, ATA (PATA/IDE) and SCSI drives. It is installed on your system. SeaTools for Windows is completely data safe. If the drive passes SeaTools for Windows, your troubleshooting can move to other areas.

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Automatic Backup Software
Warranty
  • Seagate Backup Plus for Mac Portable 500GB
    STBW500800
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus for Mac Portable Drive Details
    STBW1000303
  • Data Sheet
500GB 1TB
USB 2.0 USB 3.0
123.4mm 123.4mm
81.1mm 81.1mm
0.224kg 0.224kg
PC & Mac PC & Mac
3 years
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Model Number:
STAE128

Seagate® Thunderbolt™ Adaptor

Lightning quick transfers of large files. Connect to your Backup Plus portable drive and Thunderbolt cable for interface speeds up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0.

  • Completely portable, powered through the Thunderbolt cable
  • Transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s
  • Works with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive

* Thunderbolt cable not included.

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Model Number:
STAE102

Upgrade Cable – FireWire® 800

Boost the transfer speed between your drive and your Mac® computer, and access data up to two times faster than USB 2.0 when you upgrade to this FireWire® 800 cable.

  • Compatible with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive

Works with a FireWire or IEEE1394b port

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Model Number:
STAE104

Upgrade Cable – USB 3.0/2.0

This USB 3.0 upgrade cable delivers performance that is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, making it perfect for transferring and accessing movies and other large files with your Backup Plus portable drive.

  • Works with any USB 3.0 port
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Compatible with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive