WD Discovery is the first party tool that comes packaged with Western Digital (WD) storage solutions. It serves multiple functions including drive management, data security, device registration, software updates and support, and cloud support storage. WD Discovery is unique because it offers a streamlined and first-party solution to managing WD storage devices, accessories, and storage systems.
On the drive management side of the application, you can access information like capacity, free space, and the drive status. Some important drive safety settings included are managing RAID configurations and setting passwords on drives. You may also use WD Discovery to eject drives for safe removal.
WD Discovery also has some cloud storage functionality. Included is support for WD My Cloud devices. These devices allow for personal cloud storage functionality that may be accessed remotely virtually anywhere with an internet connection. WD Discovery also allows for import from cloud storage services and social media (Google Drive, Dropbox, Facebook, etc.)
The software offers updates to itself, WD devices, and affiliated applications. It also aids in registering WD drives for support and update purposes. There are WD Backup, device management, and security applications (and more) that may be launched with WD Discovery. They also have lists of partnered applications, like Adobe Creative Cloud.
It centralizes management of many aspects of WD Drives into one place and makes it easer to manage and secure cloud and local data
WD Discovery has a strong potential to offer a streamlined guide to access a wide range of functionality with WD Products. It serves to make using and managing WD Products much more accessible. Due to the prominence of WD products, WD Discovery may be useful for those who have one or more WD devices.
Support for Mac OSx or Windows
Free (available to download or installer comes on/with WD Drives)