Getting Started

Set Up Instant Backup

Support Spotlight

Updated driver for mounting Thunderbolt NTFS partitions in Mac OS

The NTFS driver for Mac has been updated to support GoFlex drives attached to a thunderbolt adapter.

Click here to download the updated file

Show You How

Show You How

Watch the video

How to use an external drive without any special software

Many, even most, Seagate and Maxtor-brand external drives are sold with bundled backup and management software. However, in some cases it is not possible to use such software.

Read More

How to setup a GoFlex drive for use under MacOS

The GoFlex, GoFlex Desk, GoFlex Pro and GoFlex Slim drives are flexible enough to use in MacOS, Windows, or both.

Read More

Install the NTFS Driver on a Mac

Get step-by-step instructions on how to install the NTFS driver on a Mac.

Watch the video

Top Articles

Comparison of GoFlex software features

Compare GoFlex software features.

Read More

What types of cables can I get for my FreeAgent GoFlex and how do I use them?

The FreeAgent GoFlex drive is designed to be flexible; therefore the cable module is interchangeable with several interfaces.

Read More

Installing the Seagate AutoBackup upgrade cable for GoFlex or GoFlex Pro

The AutoBackup upgrade cable for FreeAgent GoFlex, GoFlex Slim, and GoFlex Pro allows the user to backup and restore the entire computer or individual files.

Read More
  • See All  
  • How To's



    drivers & firmware

    Drivers & Firmware

    • NTFS Driver for Mac OS

      Learn more

    • Thunderbolt for Windows

      This driver is required to allow the Seagate Thunderbolt adapter to be detected under Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and Windows XP. An additional driver may be required for the Thunderbolt port on your computer (usually provided by the motherboard or Thunderbolt card manufacturer). Learn more



    • FreeAgent GoFlex Software

      Dashboard and Memeo software for GoFlex Drives - updated for Windows 8. Learn more



    • SeaTools for Windows

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


    Capacity 1.5TB 1TB 750GB 500GB 320GB
    Show me :
    Interface Options USB 3.0 USB 3.0, Drive Only, USB 2.0 USB 3.0, Drive Only, USB 2.0 USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Drive Only USB 2.0, Drive Only
    Height (in/mm) (maximum) 4.71/120 4.39/111, 4.71/120 4.33/110, 4.39/111 4.39/111 4.39/111
    Width (in/mm) (maximum) 3.51/89 3.51/83, 3.19/83, 3.51/89 3.27/83, 3.19/83 3.19/83 3.19/83
    Length (in/mm) (maximum) .87/22 .57/14, .87/22 .59/14.5, .57/14 .57/14 .57/14
    Weight (lb/g) .62/280 .33/150, .62/280 .33/150 .33/150 .33/150
    Model Number Interface Package Capacity Product Colors
    STAA1500100 USB 3.0 Kit 1.5TB Black
    STAA1000102 USB 3.0 Kit 1TB Blue
    STAA1000100 USB 2.0 Kit 1TB Black
    STAA1000101 USB 3.0 Kit 1TB Black
    STAA1000103 USB 3.0 Kit 1TB Black
    STAA1000104 USB 3.0 Kit 1TB Silver
    STAA750100 USB 2.0 Kit 750GB Black
    STAA750101 USB 3.0 Kit 750GB Black
    STAA500108 USB 3.0 Kit 500GB Red
    STAA500103 USB 2.0 Kit 500GB Red
    STAA500102 USB 2.0 Kit 500GB Blue
    STAA500105 USB 3.0 Kit 500GB Black
    STAA500101 USB 2.0 Kit 500GB Silver
    STAA500100 USB 2.0 Kit 500GB Black
    STAA500107 USB 3.0 Kit 500GB Blue
    STAA500106 USB 3.0 Kit 500GB Silver
    STAA320100 USB 2.0 Kit 320GB Black
    STAA320101 USB 2.0 Kit 320GB Silver
    STAB1000500 Drive Only Drive Only 1TB Black
    STAB750500 Drive Only Drive Only 750GB Black
    STAB500500 Drive Only Drive Only 500GB Black
    STAB320500 Drive Only Drive Only 320GB Black