Common questions

Can you put a disc in a MacBook Pro?

Can you put a disc in a MacBook Pro?

If your Mac has a built-in optical drive, or if you connect an external optical drive (for example, an Apple USB SuperDrive), you can use CDs and DVDs to play music, watch movies, or access files that were backed up on a disc.

How do I read a disk on my MacBook Pro?

Use an External Optical Drive Once you’ve attached your external drive to your Mac, you can use it in exactly the same way as a built-in optical drive: simply insert the DVD or CD into the SuperDrive, and the relevant media-playing app should launch automatically.

What DVD player is compatible with MacBook Pro?

Everything you need in an optical drive. Whether you’re at the office or on the road, you can play and burn both CDs and DVDs with the Apple USB SuperDrive.

How do I eject a disk from my Mac that doesn’t show up?

You can click the eject button next to the optical drive to attempt to eject the disc. If the disc still doesn’t eject, restart your computer and hold the track pad down while the computer boots on a MacBook, or hold the main mouse button down on models without a track pad.

How do I burn a disk on a Mac?

Burn CDs and DVDs on Mac

  1. Insert a blank disc into your optical drive.
  2. Double-click the disc to open its window, then drag the files and folders you want to burn to the window.
  3. Arrange and rename the files.
  4. Choose File > Burn [disc], then follow the instructions.

How do I manually open my MacBook Pro CD drive?

Hold down your trackpad button (or your left mouse button) and restart your Mac. Hold the button down until the desktop appears. This will trigger the system to eject your disc before macOS begins loading.

How do I eject a disc from my MacBook Pro when it is not recognized?

Ejecting external optical drives in OS X

  1. Drag to the trash. Dragging a removable disc to the trash has been in the Mac OS since early on.
  2. Select it and press Command-E. If you select the optical disc in the OS X Finder and press Command-E, the disc will eject.
  3. Eject using the keyboard.

Why can’t I play a DVD on my MacBook pro?

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usually happens when you insert DVD disc improperly, have a damaged disc or DVD drive, or your DVD drive driver goes outdated.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 I play a DVD on my MacBook Pro 2020?

Playing a DVD on a Mac is extremely simple. Just insert the DVD into your Super DVD drive (Super DVD drive is Apple’s optical disc reading and writing technology). The DVD player will open automatically and start playing the disc. You can open it using the Menu and click Play to run the movie.

How do you use an external hard drive on a Mac?

Connect an external drive to your Mac via USB, USB-C, or Thunderbolt. Open a new Finder window. Open your external drive in that window. Open a new Finder window. Don’t close your previous window (open to your external drive), as you’ll need it shortly. Click the Go menu and navigate to your Home folder.

How to play a disc on Mac Book?

how to play a disc on Mac Book Download Leawo DVD Ripper for Mac and install it on your Mac. If the Mac Book has an internal Blu-ray drive, you only need to insert the Blu-ray disc. Set output format. There is a drop-down box named “MP4 Video” by default next to “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button. Set output directory and start converting.

Is there a disk reader accessory for the MacBook Air?

Sorry I didn’t accept the secure remote request because there isn’t any problem to fix. Re your question, Yes. There is disk reader accessory for Macbook Air. They are called External CD/DVD Drives. You can buy any brand of external DVD/CD drive and they will work with your Mac. Apple also has one.

Does MacBook Pro read Blu-ray discs?

Although Blu-ray is not officially supported by Apple, you can still play Blu-ray on MacBook Pro. But you are going to need something extra to make that happen. The first thing you need is a Blu-ray drive that would allow you to read a Blu-ray disc on your MacBook Pro.