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Western Digital updates My Passport for Mac with up to 5TB of USB-C storage

Western Digital has updated its popular My Passport for Mac drives with a new 5TB model and new colors to complement the fresh design.

The updated WD My Passport drives come with up to 5TB of storage

The updated WD My Passport drives come with up to 5TB of storage


According to Western Digital, the new 5TB My Passport for Mac is the world's slimmest portable hard drive at its capacity. The drive is 19.15mm thick —about 3/4 of an inch.

The Windows version of My Passport uses a USB-A to USB-Micro B interface. The My Passport for Mac comes pre-formatted for macOS Mojave and is a USB-C drive, eschewing the older connectors.

Western Digital includes its WD Discovery software on the drives with offers 256-bit AES hardware encryption and a three-year warranty.

The drive is available in several colors including blue, black, and red and the Mac-specific model comes in Midnight Blue. The drive line starts at $79.99 for the 1TB model and are available direct from Western Digital and Best Buy before opening up to more retailers.