Simplify your digital life by consolidating your movies, music, photos, and files in one location for everyone on your wired or wireless network to share. Back up all your PC and Mac computers to one safe place, access files securely over the internet, stream media to your entertainment centre, and show off all your photos with your iPhone.
Why have your media and important files scattered across multiple machines and storage mediums? Reduce the clutter of all those USB sticks, CDs, and DVDs by storing and backing up your entire family's movies, music, photos, and important files to one safe place.
A personal cloud is your content secure at home and under your control. Unlike public clouds, a personal cloud allows you to keep all your content in one safe place on your home network. Share files, stream media, and access your content anywhere. No monthly fees. No mysterious location of your data. Keep your media and files safe at home and always with you.
If you can access the Internet from a computer, you can securely access your media and files anywhere in the world. WD 2go web access provides fee-free remote access to your My Book Live personal cloud storage. Once you log in, WD 2go mounts My Book Live to your computer like a local drive and your remote folders are available on your Mac or PC. Seamlessly open, save as, and attach files to emails from this virtual drive.
Get quick access to all the photos stored on your My Book Live, My Book World Edition, or WD ShareSpace network drive using your iPad, iPhone, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android smartphone. Your photos are private, safe and secure on your home network drive. No need to spend time and money on an online photo service.
Show off your entire photo collection, up to 285,000 photos, without taking up tons of space on your smartphone. Download the free app from the Android Market or the Apple iTunes store and make your phone the centre of attention.
WD Photos is compatible with leading Apple mobile devices and the most popular Android smartphones including, but not limited to, the DROID by Motorola, DROID Incredible by HTC, Nexus One, and the HTC EVO 4G. Photos are automatically optimised for perfect viewing on your mobile device.
Show off every detail of your favourite memories without compromise. When viewing your photos with your iPad, you have access to the highest available resolution - 1024 x 768. WD Photos allows for a large cache size on your iPad, so you can access more of your viewed photos even when you're offline. Display your photos vertically or view them horizontally and turn your iPad into the ultimate photo album.
WD Photos offers a variety of features, including:
With the My Book Live you can share any of its files with any of the computers on your home network. Just plug the drive into your router, and any PC or Mac on your wired or wireless network can access the data.
Set up is a snap. In just a few minutes, you're up and running. Mac, Windows 7, and Windows Vista® computers will automatically find your My Book Live drive in seconds. If you're running Windows XP, our simple discovery software makes it easy to set up the drive.
Designed around the most recent advances in Ethernet chip technology, this product delivers read speeds up to 100 MBps. That's 4 times faster than most consumer network drives in this category today. Imagine what you could do with those speeds - stream music and movies to multiple PCs or compatible TVs, transfer large files in a flash. The possibilities are yours to explore.
Back up the data on all your home computers to a single, reliable place. Every time you save something, it's instantly backed up. You can even back up Windows computers wirelessly over your WiFi network. Restore lost, damaged or older files to their original location with a just a few clicks.
Mac computer users can utilise all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect their data. Back up all your Macs wirelessly to one location over your WiFi network.
The drive includes iTunes server support so you can centralise your music collection and stream to a Mac or PC.
Watch your daughter's birthday party video or show off your holiday slideshow on your TV. The built-in media server streams music, photos and movies to any DLNA-certified multimedia device such as WD TV Live HD media player, Blu-ray Disc player, Xbox 360, or PlayStation 3. DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified.
You can automatically make a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Book Live on another My Book Live or NAS drive on your home network. Now you've got double-safe protection for all your media and ultimate peace of mind.
Cannot comment on the software that comes with it - I used mine mainly with Linux.
-Works well with Mac/Linux
-Can achieve the... Read more
Use this for shared media center data and cloud storage via the WD applicationPublished 6 days ago by MR MICHAEL JOHN REILLY
I purchased this to share files at home with other computers at home. I didn't want to use "cloud" services like Google Drive as I have reservations on how secure they... Read morePublished 24 days ago by John U.
This works well on my wifi network and connects to my iMac without any problems. What’s really great is that I can access what’s on my hard drive from anywhere as long as I’m... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jaykam_uk
I have two of these - great units - unpack, plug in and do the basic set up and you are good to go.Published 2 months ago by rob coomber
I have been using this for over 2 years now in my wireless network and it has been very reliable for me. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rob