Seagate’s GoFlex to enhance Mac external drives


Seagate has introduced a new collection of GoFlex for Mac external drives addressing the personal needs of the Mac community, these are external drives designed to make it easy for those who use MAC OS X and Time Machine to backup, shuttle, or share their digital content.

These new portable and desktop solutions are HFS+ formatted out-of-the-box, making them fully compatible with Apple Time Machine® backup software, while maintaining the ability to work across both Microsoft® Windows® and Mac OS X computers. A truly unique feature, GoFlex for Mac drives can also be used with computers running Windows by simply downloading an HFS+ driver for Windows from

Each GoFlex for Mac product comes bundled with FireWire® 800 and USB 2.0 adapters and cables – the most popular interfaces for Apple. In addition, each GoFlex for Mac drive can be used with other devices in the GoFlex. These solutions provide the flexibility to enjoy content on a TV or a mobile device, such as an iPad or smart phone.

Each drive in the family also comes backed by a Seagate three-year warranty. With over 10 billion songs downloaded from the iTunes® store and Apple’s market share continuing to grow year-over-year, the growing audience for Mac OS X will need external storage to backup all their digital content. Today’s product introduction addresses these current market trends and underscores Seagate’s commitment to delivering flexible, easy-to-use solutions that meet varying customer needs.