Where did Apple DVD player go?

You can find DVD Player by going to System > LibraryCoreServices/ > Applications if you wish. However, the easiest way is to use Spotlight. Click the little Spotlight icon in the upper right corner of your Mac’s screen. Search for “DVD Player, and the app’s icon should appear at the top of the Top Hits.

Why did Apple remove the DVD Player?

Something had to give: portability or optical media. The industry followed Apple’s example and figured it needed to remove built-in CD/DVD drives to enable thin notebook designs, such as this Series 9 Ultrabook from Samsung.

Why can’t I play DVD on my Mac?

DVD not be recognized/read usually happens when you insert DVD disc improperly, have a damaged disc or DVD drive, or your DVD drive driver goes outdated. For that, you can repair or buy a new DVD drive, or reset NVRAM (or PRAM) via press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys to shut down your computer and turn on later.

How do you use an Apple DVD Player?

In the DVD Player app on your Mac, play a DVD or DVD movie file. Move the pointer anywhere over the movie to show the playback controls, then do any of the following: Play or pause: Click the Play button or Pause button (or use the playback controls in the Touch Bar).

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How can I play a DVD on my Mac without a DVD drive?

Apple offers their own external drive known as the Apple USB SuperDrive. It plugs into a Mac via a USB cable and allows you to both read and write CDs and DVDs.

Does the Apple SuperDrive burn DVDs?

Whether you’re at the office or on the road, you can play and burn both CDs and DVDs with the Apple USB SuperDrive. It’s perfect when you want to watch a DVD movie, install software, create backup discs, and more.

When did iMacs stop having CD drives?

The updated second generation 13-inch MacBook Pro, released on June 11, 2012 and discontinued on October 27, 2016 is the last Macintosh to include a SuperDrive while the Mid 2011 was the last iMac model with the built in optical drive.

Do New iMacs have CD drives?

All iMacs come with an optical drive, which Apple calls a SuperDrive. Unlike drives that have a tray that extends from the computer, the SuperDrive consists of a slot into which you insert a disk. The iMac’s optical drive can read CDs, CD data disks, DVDs and DVD data disks.

Can I connect a DVD player to my MacBook Pro?

There is no way to use that DVD player to watch DVDs on your MacBook Pro. That DVD player needs to be connected to a TV or monitor with a component video or standard video input.

Can I connect a DVD player to my MacBook Air?

Your MacBook Air has an HDMI OUTPUT port. It does not accept HDMI input. You can connect a USB or thunderbolt DVD/CD drive to your Mac if you like.

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How do I copy a DVD onto my MacBook Pro?

Insert the DVD into your Mac’s optical drive and launch OS X’s built-in Disk Utility app (found in the Applications/Utilities). Click the New Image button at the top, select the DVD in the dialog box that appears, and in the Image Format pop-up menu choose DVD/CD Master. Pick a name and destination, and click Save.

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