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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for external hard drive for videos.

The best external hard drives for video capture and editing give you ample space to store your footage, fast enough speeds to play it back smoothly, and software that's easy to use and supports a wide range of file formats. Browse the top-ranked list of external hard drives for videos below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Seagate - Expansion 8TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I save tons of pictures and videos across from 4-5 drives all into this single drive, a whopping 8tb, we had alot of videos taken while the kids are growing up and these memories needed to save into a safe place and me and my wife changed around 10 phones already. we saved all picture and videos of our kids into the drive. the hard drive is quiet and we plugged it into our router....Great external hard drive....This is a great external hard drive! It's very easy to use and worth the money!"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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    "I save tons of pictures and videos across from 4-5 drives all into this single drive, a whopping 8tb, we had alot of videos taken while the kids are growing up and these memories needed to save into a safe place and me and my wife changed around 10 phones already. we saved all picture and videos of our kids into the drive. the hard drive is quiet and we plugged it into our router....Great external hard drive....This is a great external hard drive! It's very easy to use and worth the money!"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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  2. Crucial - X10 Pro 4TB USB-C External SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT4000X10PROSSD9
    SKU: 6551162
    Top comment

    "Fast External Backups...I was using a 3.5 HDD as my external backup due to cost and long term reliability. ...Good drive!...Very happy with it as a work drive for video editing in Adobe Premiere. Had one issue though. "

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    Elevate your video editing experience with the Crucial X10 Pro SSD: the portable drive that packs a palm-sized punch. With sequential read and write speeds up to 2,100/2,000MB/s and 4TB of space, your X10 Pro can connect directly to your laptop or workstation via a convenient USB-C cable. Blaze through your multi-cam timeline and even edit, trim, and render directly from the drive. The Crucial X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND plus water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X10 Pro is the perfect partner in the studio or in the field, giving you the raw performance, lasting durability, and generous capacity you need.
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    "Fast External Backups...I was using a 3.5 HDD as my external backup due to cost and long term reliability. ...Good drive!...Very happy with it as a work drive for video editing in Adobe Premiere. Had one issue though. "

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    Elevate your video editing experience with the Crucial X10 Pro SSD: the portable drive that packs a palm-sized punch. With sequential read and write speeds up to 2,100/2,000MB/s and 4TB of space, your X10 Pro can connect directly to your laptop or workstation via a convenient USB-C cable. Blaze through your multi-cam timeline and even edit, trim, and render directly from the drive. The Crucial X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND plus water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X10 Pro is the perfect partner in the studio or in the field, giving you the raw performance, lasting durability, and generous capacity you need.
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  3. Seagate - 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "External hard drive...This hard drive is exactly what I needed to save picyand videos."

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    Seagate Portable drive is an easy-to-use solution for instantly adding storage to Windows or Mac—and taking those files on the go. Take advantage of fast data transfer speeds with USB 3.0 and consolidate files into a single location. Free up space on your computer with a simple drag and drop—file saving is that easy.
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    "External hard drive...This hard drive is exactly what I needed to save picyand videos."

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    Seagate Portable drive is an easy-to-use solution for instantly adding storage to Windows or Mac—and taking those files on the go. Take advantage of fast data transfer speeds with USB 3.0 and consolidate files into a single location. Free up space on your computer with a simple drag and drop—file saving is that easy.
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  4. Seagate - Starfield Special Edition Game Drive for Xbox 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Lots of storage for video games and other apps such as Netflix etc...Great external drive for Xbox series x!...Great external drive for the Xbox series x and moving games to the console & drive insanely fast! "

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    A vast universe awaits you with the Starfield Special Edition Game Drive. Officially licensed by Bethesda, this drive features a design that would make Constellation proud. Outfitted with customizable RGB LED lighting, you can bring the majesty of the stars right into your living room. Plus, up to 2TB of capacity means you’ll have enough space to take your conquests anywhere.
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    "Lots of storage for video games and other apps such as Netflix etc...Great external drive for Xbox series x!...Great external drive for the Xbox series x and moving games to the console & drive insanely fast! "

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    A vast universe awaits you with the Starfield Special Edition Game Drive. Officially licensed by Bethesda, this drive features a design that would make Constellation proud. Outfitted with customizable RGB LED lighting, you can bring the majesty of the stars right into your living room. Plus, up to 2TB of capacity means you’ll have enough space to take your conquests anywhere.
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  5. Seagate - Starfield Special Edition Game Drive for Xbox 5TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Xbox Series X external hard drive...Seagate is the best way to go when it comes to external hard drives....Great External Drive...Great external HDD for storing older games on a PC"

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    A vast universe awaits you with the Starfield Special Edition Game Drive. Officially licensed by Bethesda, this drive features a design that would make Constellation proud. Outfitted with customizable RGB LED lighting, you can bring the majesty of the stars right into your living room. Plus, up to 5TB of capacity means you’ll have enough space to take your conquests anywhere.
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    "Xbox Series X external hard drive...Seagate is the best way to go when it comes to external hard drives....Great External Drive...Great external HDD for storing older games on a PC"

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    Product Description

    A vast universe awaits you with the Starfield Special Edition Game Drive. Officially licensed by Bethesda, this drive features a design that would make Constellation proud. Outfitted with customizable RGB LED lighting, you can bring the majesty of the stars right into your living room. Plus, up to 5TB of capacity means you’ll have enough space to take your conquests anywhere.
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  6. Seagate - Game Drive NVMe 2TB Internal SSD PCIe Gen 4 x4 with Heatsink for PS5 - Front_Zoom
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    "Ps5 hard drive...Great drive ,easy install, no more deleting my games!...Bought this because internat memory is better rhen external hard drives for gaming. Easy to install, formates perfectly, and no issues."

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    A partnership between PS5 gameplay and SSD storage, the Officially Licensed Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD is the optimal drive for gamers. Built to thrive with both the Digital and Standard Editions of PS5 , this SSD features up to 7,300/6,900 MB/s sequential read/write speeds, a custom heatsink, and instantly expands your capacity with 2 TB of space. Plus, it installs with just a screwdriver.
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    "Ps5 hard drive...Great drive ,easy install, no more deleting my games!...Bought this because internat memory is better rhen external hard drives for gaming. Easy to install, formates perfectly, and no issues."

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    A partnership between PS5 gameplay and SSD storage, the Officially Licensed Game Drive PS5 NVMe SSD is the optimal drive for gamers. Built to thrive with both the Digital and Standard Editions of PS5 , this SSD features up to 7,300/6,900 MB/s sequential read/write speeds, a custom heatsink, and instantly expands your capacity with 2 TB of space. Plus, it installs with just a screwdriver.
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  7. Seagate - FireCuda Gaming 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hard Drive with RGB LED Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "She loved it and the lighting on the hard drive it even feel more durable than her last external hard drive....Great Little External...An amazing external drive. Durable, fast, and secure."

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    Plug in and light up with the FireCuda Gaming Hard Drive. Created with up to 5TB of capacity and a sleek, bold design—this gaming hard drive can hold all your content and compliment the look of your battlestation. Bring an extra layer of atmosphere to gaming sessions with customizable RGB LED lighting and Razer Chroma™ RGB compatibility.
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    "She loved it and the lighting on the hard drive it even feel more durable than her last external hard drive....Great Little External...An amazing external drive. Durable, fast, and secure."

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    Plug in and light up with the FireCuda Gaming Hard Drive. Created with up to 5TB of capacity and a sleek, bold design—this gaming hard drive can hold all your content and compliment the look of your battlestation. Bring an extra layer of atmosphere to gaming sessions with customizable RGB LED lighting and Razer Chroma™ RGB compatibility.
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  8. Crucial - X9 Pro 1TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great For Video Editors...These drives are working great for sourcing high data rate video files for editing....Upgraded to it from a traditional external hard drive."

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 1TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "Great For Video Editors...These drives are working great for sourcing high data rate video files for editing....Upgraded to it from a traditional external hard drive."

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 1TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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  9. Crucial - X9 Pro 4TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "external Crucial SSD drive...Fantastic small external 4Tb ssd use for Time Machine on iMac 2023...It is a “mighty” little external drive!...Very nice little external drive! But don’t let its diminutive size fool you. "

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 4TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "external Crucial SSD drive...Fantastic small external 4Tb ssd use for Time Machine on iMac 2023...It is a “mighty” little external drive!...Very nice little external drive! But don’t let its diminutive size fool you. "

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 4TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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  10. Crucial - X10 Pro 2TB USB-C External SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT2000X10PROSSD9
    SKU: 6551159
    Top comment

    "Exceptional for the size of this product, I'm using it for, among other data, for video, which transfers very quickly and then will stream perfectly, directly from the external drive. ...external hard drive"

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    Product Description

    Elevate your video editing experience with the Crucial X10 Pro SSD: the portable drive that packs a palm-sized punch. With sequential read and write speeds up to 2,100/2,000MB/s and 2TB of space, your X10 Pro can connect directly to your laptop or workstation via a convenient USB-C cable. Blaze through your multi-cam timeline and even edit, trim, and render directly from the drive. The Crucial X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND plus water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X10 Pro is the perfect partner in the studio or in the field, giving you the raw performance, lasting durability, and generous capacity you need.
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    "Exceptional for the size of this product, I'm using it for, among other data, for video, which transfers very quickly and then will stream perfectly, directly from the external drive. ...external hard drive"

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    Product Description

    Elevate your video editing experience with the Crucial X10 Pro SSD: the portable drive that packs a palm-sized punch. With sequential read and write speeds up to 2,100/2,000MB/s and 2TB of space, your X10 Pro can connect directly to your laptop or workstation via a convenient USB-C cable. Blaze through your multi-cam timeline and even edit, trim, and render directly from the drive. The Crucial X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND plus water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X10 Pro is the perfect partner in the studio or in the field, giving you the raw performance, lasting durability, and generous capacity you need.
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