FreeAgent Classic Desktop Software for Mac

The following procedure provides the steps necessary to add the FreeAgent Tools software to your FreeAgent Desktop drive. This software includes diagnostics, a power settings adjustment utility, and a file backup utility.

Release Notes

Note: Prior to installing this update, make sure that your external drive is properly disconnected.


  • Step 1

    Download the file to your Mac Desktop.

  • Step 2

    Double-click the file. A FreeAgent-DT-WW folder will appear on your Desktop.

  • Step 3

    Open the FreeAgent-DT-WW folder. Select all files/folders inside it and copy them to the root of your FreeAgent drive.

    Step 4

    Open the User Manual in the Documentation\User manuals folder on the FreeAgent drive for information on how to install and use the software.