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Is it possible to make my external hard drive password protected so you view files on it, but not delete/edit/save them to a computer without the password.

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You don't need a password for that.
You can use the built in OS X " Permissions " concept.
You can set permissions at folder level if you want to keep things simple or at an individual file level .... you have that granularity at your fingertips.

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Eit: I Missed the " save " part of your question. Does that include drag an drop or are you only referring to " save " by means of an application only ?

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yes, i don't want people to be able to copy or edit files (photos, documents etc) from my external hard drive without entering some kind of password.
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