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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for mac portable hard drive.

If you're a Mac user who's looking for a portable hard drive, there are a number of things to consider. The most important is whether the drive will be compatible with your computer. It's also important to take into account how much space you need, and how much you're willing to spend. And finally, you'll want to think about features like backup software and fire-proofing. Here are the best portable hard drives for Mac users.

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  1. WD - My Passport for Mac 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "WD - My Passport for Mac 2TB External...WD - My Passport for Mac 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue...Great for MACs and IMACs...Perfect for MAC laptops and works well with time machine. "

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    Store and access files on the go with this WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive for Mac. The backup software keeps you covered against accidental data loss, and password protection prevents unauthorized access to your content. The portable hard drive comes with USB-A and USB-C cables for flexible connectivity options.
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    "WD - My Passport for Mac 2TB External...WD - My Passport for Mac 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue...Great for MACs and IMACs...Perfect for MAC laptops and works well with time machine. "

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    Product Description

    Store and access files on the go with this WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive for Mac. The backup software keeps you covered against accidental data loss, and password protection prevents unauthorized access to your content. The portable hard drive comes with USB-A and USB-C cables for flexible connectivity options.
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    See all Mac External Hard Drives & SSDs
  2. WD - My Passport Ultra for Mac 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "External Portable Hard Drive for Mac...This WD -My Passport Ultra for Mac External Hard Drive will give you extra space for storage to save files on it. ...WD My Passport for Mac...Great external hard drive ... my second WD Passport product."

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    Access and save data quickly on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive for Mac. The hard drive uses USB 3.0 technology and USB-D connectivity to maximize plug-in options. Keep your files safe with the included security software, offering encryption and password protection. Its modern metal design complements your Mac, and out of the box, it’s formatted for macOS and Time Machine compatibility.
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    "External Portable Hard Drive for Mac...This WD -My Passport Ultra for Mac External Hard Drive will give you extra space for storage to save files on it. ...WD My Passport for Mac...Great external hard drive ... my second WD Passport product."

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    Access and save data quickly on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive for Mac. The hard drive uses USB 3.0 technology and USB-D connectivity to maximize plug-in options. Keep your files safe with the included security software, offering encryption and password protection. Its modern metal design complements your Mac, and out of the box, it’s formatted for macOS and Time Machine compatibility.
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    See all Mac External Hard Drives & SSDs
  3. WD - My Passport Ultra for Mac 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Great portable hard drive for Mac....Awesome with my MacBook Pro. Made for Mac. transfer files with ease! Buy it, you want regret this purchase. ...Passport Drive for MAC...Good time machine backup for Macs, just a little slow."

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    Access and save data quickly on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive for Mac. The hard drive uses USB 3.0 technology and USB-D connectivity to maximize plug-in options. Keep your files safe with the included security software, offering encryption and password protection. Its modern metal design complements your Mac, and out of the box, it’s formatted for macOS and Time Machine compatibility.
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    "Great portable hard drive for Mac....Awesome with my MacBook Pro. Made for Mac. transfer files with ease! Buy it, you want regret this purchase. ...Passport Drive for MAC...Good time machine backup for Macs, just a little slow."

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    Product Description

    Access and save data quickly on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive for Mac. The hard drive uses USB 3.0 technology and USB-D connectivity to maximize plug-in options. Keep your files safe with the included security software, offering encryption and password protection. Its modern metal design complements your Mac, and out of the box, it’s formatted for macOS and Time Machine compatibility.
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    See all Mac External Hard Drives & SSDs
  4. WD - My Passport for Mac 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Great portable drive for Mac M1...Easy set up works great! Great portable drive for Mac M1...Excellent portable Hard Drive...My Passport for MAC 4TB works beautifully, exactly as I want."

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    Store and access files on the go with this WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive for Mac. The backup software keeps you covered against accidental data loss, and password protection prevents unauthorized access to your content. The portable hard drive comes with USB-A and USB-C cables for flexible connectivity options.
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    "Great portable drive for Mac M1...Easy set up works great! Great portable drive for Mac M1...Excellent portable Hard Drive...My Passport for MAC 4TB works beautifully, exactly as I want."

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    Product Description

    Store and access files on the go with this WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive for Mac. The backup software keeps you covered against accidental data loss, and password protection prevents unauthorized access to your content. The portable hard drive comes with USB-A and USB-C cables for flexible connectivity options.
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    See all Mac External Hard Drives & SSDs
  5. Seagate - 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Sleek drive...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This hard drive is sleek and portable which makes storage easy for on the go jobs. ...Seagate Portable Drive"

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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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    "Sleek drive...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This hard drive is sleek and portable which makes storage easy for on the go jobs. ...Seagate Portable Drive"

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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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  6. Seagate - 5TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I had to figure out how to format it for Mac and it took me a little bit, but it works well. ...Pretty good hard drive...Need to re-set up if you are using it under Mac systerm."

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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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    "I had to figure out how to format it for Mac and it took me a little bit, but it works well. ...Pretty good hard drive...Need to re-set up if you are using it under Mac systerm."

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    Product Description

    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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  7. Crucial - X10 Pro 4TB USB-C External SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT4000X10PROSSD9
    SKU: 6551162
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    "The Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD 4TB hard drive has been easy to use, super portable and freed memory on my computer so it works faster — all that I needed....Great Little Drive...If you are on a Silicon Mac (M Chipset) go for the x9. You'll only get 10Gb/s bus speeds anyway."

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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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    "The Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD 4TB hard drive has been easy to use, super portable and freed memory on my computer so it works faster — all that I needed....Great Little Drive...If you are on a Silicon Mac (M Chipset) go for the x9. You'll only get 10Gb/s bus speeds anyway."

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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 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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  8. Seagate - 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I used it for my wife's mac (Time Machine backup)...Superb portable hard drive...I recently bought this hard drive and it is really good with better transfer rate."

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    Product Description

    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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    "I used it for my wife's mac (Time Machine backup)...Superb portable hard drive...I recently bought this hard drive and it is really good with better transfer rate."

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    Product Description

    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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    See all External Hard Drives
  9. Crucial - X9 Pro 1TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "extremely easy set up even for Mac...Exactly what I need to transfer everything from my old Mac"

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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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    "extremely easy set up even for Mac...Exactly what I need to transfer everything from my old Mac"

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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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  10. Crucial - X9 Pro 4TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Good for Mac timemachine backups...Seems reliable. Very portable....It is a “mighty” little external drive!...This 4 TB drive is fast and so far reliable. I am running this on my Mac Mini so it’s already formatted for XFat which is great because I am backing up stuff from old PC internal and external drives. "

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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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    "Good for Mac timemachine backups...Seems reliable. Very portable....It is a “mighty” little external drive!...This 4 TB drive is fast and so far reliable. I am running this on my Mac Mini so it’s already formatted for XFat which is great because I am backing up stuff from old PC internal and external drives. "

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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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