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    It will work with any computer with a standard USB port.

    Please note, that in order to get the advertised speed, you need to use at least a USB 3.0 port.

    I believe the 2012 MacBook Pro was the first Apple laptop with USB 3.0.

    You can confirm that by:

    Hold down the option key (keep it pressed)
    Click mose on the Apple Icon in top left.
    Choose 'System Report'

    Scroll down to USB, and see if it is USB 3 .0 Hub, or USB 2.0 Hub.

    If it is not USB 3.0, I do not recommend such an expensive product, as any cheap external hard drive would work just as well, for a fraction of the cost.

    If you do have USB 3.0, then this little drive will likely be faster than the internal mechanical drive in your MacBook Pro.

    I am not sure whether this old a MacBook supports USB 3.0 UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol).

    If it does not, you would still get reasonable speed, but not the advertised 500 MB/Second.

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