Backup Plus Desktop Drive V1

Life Happens Back it up.

Your Digital Life. Safe and Sound.

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Backup Plus from Seagate is the simple, one-click way to protect and share your entire digital life — without getting in the way of the rest of your life.

  • Easy, flexible, built-in backup options
  • Save photos automatically from your social networks
  • Share photos and videos to social networks with a click
  • Massive capacity for a lifetime of memories
  • Increase transfer speeds by upgrading to Thunderbolt™ technology or FireWire 800
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What is Backup Plus?

Backup Plus is the family of external drives from Seagate that lets you do more with photos and films, protect everything in your digital life, and manage it all from a single, intuitive dashboard.

  • Choose from two easy backup options for what is important to you
  • Share multiple media files on networks such as Facebook and Flickr
  • Save the photos that you have shared online automatically
  • Upgrade your connection instantly with optional upgrade adapters

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Massive storage capacity.

Space for everything you have. No more having to pick and choose what you protect.

1Photos based on a 10 megapixel camera producing images 5MB in size
2Songs based on average length of 4 minutes, 4MB size
3HD video based on 720p or 1080i video
4Blu-ray HD Movie was calculated at 16.2GB per hour recording rate

Easy backup options

Easy backup options

Choose scheduled or continuous backups right from the dashboard — and then forget them.

Works with PC or Mac

Works with PCs and Macs

Use the drive interchangeably on your PC or Mac computer without reformatting.

USB 3.0 plug and play

USB 3.0 plug and play

It is easy to upgrade to Thunderbolt™ technology or FireWire® 800 with add-on adapters (sold separately). USB 3.0 is also backward compatible with USB 2.0.

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the USA and/or other countries.

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Photos, videos and more. Automatically.

Life is full of amazing moments that you want to remember for ever. The Backup Plus desktop drive lets you set up easy automatic backups of all your data, so you know that even if “life happens” to your computer, your memories are always protected.

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Your social life with a click.

Think of how many photos you have shared on Facebook or Flickr. With Backup Plus, it is easy to download them right to your Backup Plus drive, so even more of your life is safe and sound.

Your favourite moments instantly.

With Backup Plus, your memories are not “trapped” in your drive. Just a click lets you share photos and videos to Facebook, Flickr or YouTube right from your Backup Plus drive.

System Requirement

  • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3 (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port (required for USB 3.0 transfer speeds or backward compatibility with USB 2.0 ports at USB 2.0 transfer speeds)

Automatic Backup Software
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USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
Drive Only Drive Only Drive Only Drive Only
PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac
2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years
44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm
124.0mm 124.0mm 124.0mm 124.0mm
158.0mm 158.0mm 158.0mm 158.0mm
1.08 kg 1.08 kg 1.08 kg 1.08 kg