Western Digital My Book Live 1TB Personal Cloud Storage


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Shared storage for computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Connect this powerful drive to your wireless router for shared storage on your home network that you can access within and outside the home. Share files with Mac computers and PCs, stream media to your television through your DLNA™-enabled devices, and access files remotely with the WD 2go app and website.



Create your own personal cloud

Access your files at home or away with your Mac®, PC, smartphone and iPad®. Stream videos, music, and photos to your connected TV, game console or media player.

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Centralized storage and wireless backup

Connect the drive to your wireless router to provide shared storage and wireless backup for all the PC and Mac computers on your home network.

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Brawn and brains for all your applications, and now streaming to your TV.

A built-in, high-powered CPU gives you the horsepower you need for the most demanding applications. Stream media seamlessly and transfer files without skipping a beat.

The built-in media server streams music, photos and movies to any DLNA-certified multimedia device such as Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3, and any DLNA 1.5 & UPnP™ certified connected TV.

Your media and files on your own personal cloud

Create your own personal cloud, without the monthly fees and mysterious location of your data. Store your media and files on the drive and access them securely over the Internet with any PC or Mac computer. Or, use WD's mobile apps for easy access with your tablet or smartphone. It's like having up to 3 TB of extra storage for your mobile device.

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Shared storage for all your computers

Now you can store your entire family's movies, music, photos, and important files to one place for everyone in the home to share. Just plug the drive into your wireless router so that you can store and access files with any PC or Mac computer in your home.

Automatic, wireless backup for everything

Protect your precious memories and wirelessly back up all the PC and Mac computers on your network to one reliable location. Windows users can use the included WD SmartWare software and every time you save something, it's instantly backed up. Mac users can utilize all the features of Apple® Time Machine™ backup software to protect their data.

Speed without compromise

Built with an 800 MHz CPU for maximum performance to power all your applications from streaming to remote access. Designed around the most recent advances in Ethernet chip technology, this product delivers best-in-class read speeds faster than traditional USB 2.0 drives.


Serve up your music with iTunes®

The drive includes iTunes server support so you can centralize your music and video collection and stream it to any Mac or PC with iTunes.


Easy to set up, easy to find on your network

Set up is a snap. In just a few minutes, you're up and running. Mac, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, and Windows Vista® computers will automatically find your My Book Live drive in seconds. If you're running Windows XP, our simple discovery software makes it easy to set up the drive.

Ideal for

  • Storing your digital media collection on your wired or wireless network
  • Sharing videos, music, and photos with all the computers on your network
  • Backing up data from all the PCs and Mac computers in your home
  • Viewing photos and files with your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, or Android™ smartphone
  • Streaming media to your Blu-ray Disc™ players, game consoles, media players, or other DNLA/UPnP devices on your home network

What's in the box

  • Network drive
  • Ethernet cable
  • AC power adapter
  • Installation and software CD
  • Quick Install Guide


  • Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Mac OS® X Leopard® or Snow Leopard™, Lion or later versions
  • DLNA/UPnP enabled devices


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Ultra-fast backup and storage to go anywhere that you do.
Shared storage for computers, tablets and smartphones.
Double-safe storage for all your systems and devices.
USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Capacity range
320 GB - 2 TB
1 TB - 3 TB
4 TB - 8 TB
Automatic Backup Software
Password protection
and hardware encryption
Network connection
Remote Access
Portable form factor
PC Ready
Mac ready
Operating Systems