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For optimal transfer speeds, use the Thunderbolt 3 cable to connect LaCie Rugged SSD Pro to a Thunderbolt 3 port on your computer.
Alternatively, you can connect Rugged SSD Pro to a USB-3.1 Gen 1/Gen 2 (USB-C) port. Transfer speeds vary (see Cables and Connectors).
The setup process lets you:
|Register LaCie Rugged SSD Pro||Get the most from your drive with easy access to information and support.|
|Install Toolkit||Manage Sync Plus plans and more.|
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, open LaCie Rugged SSD Pro and launch Start Here Mac or Start Here Win.
Enter your information and click Register.
Click the Download button.
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, go to the folder where you receive downloads.
For details on Toolkit features, see the LaCie Toolkit user manual.
LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is preformatted exFAT for compatibility with both Windows and Mac computers. If you use the drive with only one type of computer, you can optimize file copy performance by formatting it in the native file system for your operating system. Choose one of the following methods to optimize your drive:
In order to avoid file system corruption, it’s important to unmount LaCie Rugged SSD Pro’s volumes before disconnecting the interface cable. See Safely Remove LaCie Rugged SSD Pro From Your Computer for details.