Digidesign-Qualified External Floppy Diskette USB Drives
Although not required with Pro Tools installation, a Digidesign-qualified external floppy diskette drive (USB floppy drive) may be required for installation of some Plug-Ins and optional software applications when used with Macintosh Blue & White G3, G4, or PowerBook models. (see the Optional Digidesign Software links on the main compatibiltiy page for each Pro Tools system)
The following external USB diskette drives are currently supported:
Links to software and drivers are available in the Digidesign Support/Downloads/Utilities Section:
Apple's revised USB support allows for booting from a USB drive, therefore you should not boot up your system with an authorization disk inserted in the USB Drive.