Smart software for external SSD

Smart, useful software comes with Sony’s External SSD, for your peace of mind and ease of use!
Each application is available in a zipped format. Download and extract it in a proper location, such as Desktop, before installation.

IconPassword Protection Manager

DownloadExtract the downloaded file before installation.* You need to use your computer to download this application.

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  • Size: 14.4 MB (15,160,302 bytes)

Application Updates

Date Version Description
2017/7/6 Improved the operation quality.

Secure your important data in/or away from home

  • Windows-compatible software to protect the data on the External SSD with a password.
  • When going out with your External SSD, its data security is also protected with password as well as in the home.
  • The data can not be accessed by others even if you left the External SSD somewhere by accident. You can unlock the External SSD and read /write data with your own PC, and also with other PCs. You can divide the drive for locked and non-locked area.
  • Supports extremely safe AES 256-bit encryption


  • If the software applied, the External SSD use will be limited with PC (cannot be used with other hardware like BRAVIA®).
  • The Password Protection Manager cannot be used simultaneously with other encryption software for the External SSD.


IconBackup Manager

Application Updates

Date Version Description
2017/7/6 Improved the operation quality.

Easy, secure backup for your peace of mind

  • Windows-compatible software to backup data from a PC’s internal HDD/SSD to the External SSD.
  • Data on an internal SSD can be periodically (automatically) backed up to your External SSD. By recognizing/backing up only modified/added data for minimizing necessary capacity, the time will be reduced. (Incremental backup method)


  • This application doesn't support backing up "Favorite" of Microsoft Edge.


System Requirements

For All software;

OS Windows 10 Home (32bit/64bit), Windows 10 Pro (32bit/64bit), Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit ), Windows 8.1 Pro (32bit/64bit ) , Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) [Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate] Service Pack 1 or later
Display High Color (16-bit or higher),800x600 or higher
Memory 1 GB (or higher if recommended by your OS)
CPU 1 GHz processor (or higher if recommended by your OS)