WD My Passport Ultra
My Passport Ultra portable 500GB, 1TB and 2TB hard drives feature WD SmartWare Pro back-up software that lets you save data to the drive itself or use Dropbox to back-up to the cloud. Move files quickly with the blazing speed of USB 3.0 connectivity. Keep your data private with password protection and hardware encryption.
Automatic and Cloud Back-up
Safeguard your memories with WD SmartWare Pro automatic back-up software, which works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Save data directly to the drive or to the cloud using Dropbox.
High-capacity, Compact, Storage to Go
Offering up to 2TB in a compact design, My Passport Ultra is the ideal companion for your Ultrabook and other slim notebooks. Travel light with all your digital content. It also comes in a range of stylish colours -- black, blue, red and titanium.
Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorised use or access.
Ultra-sleek Design -- At just half-an-inch thin (12.8mm) for the 500 GB model, this drive is sleek and fast with plenty of capacity for your important digital content. The 1 TB model is a mere 0.60” (15.3 mm), while the massive capacity of 2 TB is 0.81” (20.5 mm).
Ultra-fast Transfer Rates -- When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files quickly with a data transfer rate of up to 5GB. Reduce transfer time by up to three times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility -- With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0.
Local and Cloud Back-up -- WD SmartWare Pro lets you choose where you back-up your files. Back-up files to your My Passport Ultra drive or to the cloud using Dropbox.
Secure Files -- WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help keep your data private.
WD Drive Utilities -- Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Durable Enclosure Protects the Drive Inside -- We know your data is important to you, so we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty.
USB-powered -- Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
At a Glance
- Ultra-compact design with plenty of storage
- Fast data transfers with USB 3.0 interface
- USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
- Automatic back-up software for local back-ups
- Cloud back-up through Dropbox
- Password protection and hardware encryption
- Transferring files quickly with USB 3.0
- Backing-up your files to the local drive or cloud
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files
- Securing your files from unauthorised access with password protection and hardware encryption
- Connecting and powering through a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 interface
- Formatted NTFS + Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP operating systems
- Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
WD Storage Comparison Chart
My Passport Ultra
My Book Live
My Book Live Duo
|Interface||USB 3.0 and 2.0||USB 3.0 and 2.0||USB 3.0 and 2.0||Ethernet||Ethernet|
|Capacity range||500GB - 2TB||500GB - 2TB||1TB - 4TB||1TB - 3TB||4TB - 6TB|
|WD SmartWare Pro||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Password protection and hardware encryption||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Secure remote access||No||No||No||Yes||Yes|
WD SmartWare Pro software
Quick install guide