Backup Plus Portable Drives for Mac

  • Stay Informed
    close

    Sign up to stay informed on the latest products, services and offers from Seagate.

    Please enter first name

    Please enter last name

    Please enter valid email address

    *Required fields

Meet the Backup Plus for Mac Family

It's never been so easy to choose the perfect storage companion for your Mac® computer. From the popular Slim drives to the ridiculous capacity and mobility of the Portable drives, you can always rely on the Backup Plus family. All Backup Plus drives are compatible with Time Machine® and come with cool features, including Seagate Dashboard and Windows/Mac compatibility. So stay on the move and safely take along your documents, photos and videos.

Compare Products >

ANYWHERE BACKUP FOR YOUR DIGITAL LIBRARY

4TB |

 

A spacious 4TB of capacity in a single, compact portable drive for your growing digital library—Mac-ready, on-the-go storage enhanced by a durable design and exceptional reliability. It’s your life. Keep it all together.

Buy Now

         

         

BACK UP UP YOUR MAC—ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

500GB, 1TB, 2TB |

 

Slim is an easy way to protect and share your digital life. Ready to go with up to 2TB of storage space for your most important files, the sleek and protective metal finish complements your Mac laptop’s finish. Join the millions of satisfied customers with one of Seagate’s most popular and trusted portable drives.

Buy Now

Cool features included with all Backup Plus for Mac portable drives


Seagate Dashboard
Your favorite files, photos and videos can be backed up using the Seagate Dashboard, including the ones you’ve shared on Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

Mac® and Windows Ready
It’s easy to use your Backup Plus Portable Drives interchangeably on PC and Mac computers—without needing to reformat. Just install HFS drivers on your PC and you’re good to go.

Product Comparison

Capacity
Interface
Colours
Max Data Transfer
Seagate Dashboard
OneDrive Cloud Services
Time Machine ready
Formatting
Dimensions
(L x W x H mm)
  • Slim for Mac
  • Portable for Mac
  • Fast
500 GB - 2 TB 4 TB 4 TB
USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0,
USB 2.0:Requires Y-cable (included)
 
 
 
120MB/s 120MB/s 220MB/s
 
Mac or PC* Mac or PC* PC or Mac**
113.5 x 76 x 12.1 mm 114.5 x 76 x 20.35 mm 116.9 x 78 x 22.35 mm

*Windows PC driver available for download
** Mac OS driver available for download.

Back to Top

Capacity1
Interface
Height
Length
Width
Typical Weight
  • Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 1TB
    STDS1000100
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 2TB
    STDS2000100
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus portable drive for Mac 4TB
    STDS4000400
  • Data Sheet
1TB 2TB 4TB
USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
12.1mm 12.1mm 20.5mm
113.50mm 113.50mm 114.50mm
76.00mm 76.00mm 78.00mm
159 159 246g

Model Number:
STEA400

18 inch USB 3.0 Cable

Replacement or additional USB 3.0 cable for Seagate External Portable and Desktop Drives.

Learn MoreWhere to Buy

Model Number:
STEB400

4 feet USB 3.0 Cable

Replacement or additional USB 3.0 cable for Seagate External Portable and Desktop Drives.

Learn MoreWhere to Buy

Choose Your Product To Get Support