Local and cloud backup.nWD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you chose when and where you back up your files.nn- Choose scheduled backup to back up files on the schedule that works best for you.n- Choose file or folder backup if that is your preference.n- Use your Dropbox account to back up your files to the cloud.nnDropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.nnUltra-fast transfer rates.nWhen 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.nnWorks great with Windows 8.nThe 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.nnUSB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility.nWith this single drive you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.nnSleek design with high capacity.nAt 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.nnSecure your files.nWD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help keep your data private.nnWD Drive Utilities.nRegister your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.nnUSB-powered.nPowered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.nnDurable enclosure protects the drive inside.nWe 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 and a 3-year limited warranty for your peace of mind.nnSoft pouch included.nThe included soft pouch helps protect your drive from scratches.