GoFlex Ultra Portable for Mac

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GoFlex for Mac FAQs

See our most frequently asked questions about GoFlex for Mac external hard drives.

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Which connector should be used to connect the FreeAgent GoFlex Desk for Mac to the computer?

The GoFlex Desk for Mac drive comes with two interfaces, USB 2.0 and FireWire 800. This allows the drive to be optimized for different computers.

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How to Install GoFlex for Mac Bundled Software

The GoFlex for Mac (including GoFlex Desk for Mac, GoFlex Pro for Mac) drives include some optional software to help optimize the drive. This software includes diagnostic software, drivers to activate the capacity gauge lights on the GoFlex for Desk models and storage drivers to disable on-board sleep functions (if they are activated on a Windows computer).

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How To's





  • 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. Learn more

  • GoFlex for Mac Installation Software

    Original software for MacOS that was loaded on the GoFlex for Mac, GoFlex Desk for Mac, or GoFlex Pro for Mac drive, including the driver for the capacity lights (for GoFlex Desk for Mac only) and Seagate Diagnostics. Learn more



  • GoFlex Diagnostics Software

    Software to allow the user to change the sleep time, toggle the lights, and run drive diagnostics on a Windows computer. Learn more

  • SeaTools for Windows

    The quick diagnostic tool that checks the health of your drive. Learn more


goflex ultra portable mac silver fal w side
Capacity 1.5TB 1TB 500GB
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Interface Options FireWire 800, USB 2.0 FireWire 800, USB 2.0 FireWire 800, USB 2.0
Height (in/mm) (maximum) 4.71/120 4.71/120 4.39/111
Width (in/mm) (maximum) 3.51/89 3.51/89 3.19/83
Length (in/mm) (maximum) .87/22 .87/22 .57/14
Weight (lb/g) .62/280 .62/280 .33/150
Model Number Capacity Interface Warranty
STBA1500100 1.5TB FireWire 800, USB 2.0 3 years
STBA1000100 1TB FireWire 800, USB 2.0 3 years
STBA1000102 1TB FireWire 800, USB 2.0 3 years
STBA500100 500GB FireWire 800, USB 2.0 3 years