Portable Hard Drives

Massive capacity and reliable storage on the go at an affordable cost per TB — all via bus power.

Why Use a Portable Hard Drive?

Portable capacities up to 5TB1,*

Read speeds up to 140MB/s2,*

Rain and dust resistance up to IP543,*

Options for Thunderbolt™ and USB compatibility

*Applies to select models only.

Portable HDDs for Home Storage

High-capacity hard drives for family photo albums, school projects, and home office files — in the palm of your hand.

Plug and play

Find portable hard drives from WD ready out of the box for Mac, Windows®, or your Chromebook.

More than meets the eye

Plenty of storage in a bite-sized package, with capacities up to 5TB1 on select WD portable HDDs.

Simple backup

Ideal for family computers and home offices with backup software4 to make household media management easier.