Automatic & cloud backup.Safeguard your memories with WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software. Back up directly to this drive or to the cloud using Dropbox.Sleek, high-capacity, storage to go.The perfect companion for your Ultrabook and other slim notebooks. You get up to 2 TB in a sleek, compact design.Secure your drive.Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access. Local and cloud backup WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you chose when and where you back up your files. Choose scheduled backup to back up files on the schedule that works best for you. Choose file or folder backup if that is your preference. Use your Dropbox account to back up your files to the cloud. Dropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country. Ultra-fast transfer rates When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.* *Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration. Works great with Windows® 8 The WD Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music. USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility With this single drive you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well. Sleek design with high capacity At just half an inch thin (12.8mm) for the 500 GB model, this drive is sleek and fast with plenty of capacity for your important digital content. Secure your files WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help keep your data private. WD Drive Utilities™ Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities. Durable enclosure protects the drive inside We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty. USB-powered Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed. Soft pouch included The included soft pouch helps protect your drive from scratches.