Where is the DVD drive on my iMac?

How do I find the DVD drive on my Mac?

Click the little Spotlight icon in the upper right corner of your Mac’s screen. Search for DVD Player, and the app’s icon will appear at the top of the Top Hits. Double click on the icon and the app will launch. Once launched you can open a DVD by going to File > Open DVD Player.

When did Apple stop putting DVD drives in iMac?

The last Apple Mac to ship with an optical CD or DVD drive was a 13in MacBook Pro, originally released in June 2012, but on sale until October 2016, when Apple discontinued that model, more information about the last Mac to ship with a SuperDrive below.

How do you open the CD drive on a Mac?

On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click CDs & DVDs. If you don’t have an optical drive built into or connected to your Mac, CDs & DVDs preferences aren’t available. Use the pop-up menus to choose an action for the type of inserted discs.

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Is there a disc drive on Mac?

Apple’s MacBook Air, along with many other Macs, no longer includes an optical drive. But you can still use CDs, DVDs, Blu-Rays, and other optical discs on your Mac. The tricks here are similar to how you’d access an optical drive on a Windows UltraBook or similar PC that doesn’t include an optical drive of its own.

Why won’t my Mac read my DVD?

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usually happens when you insert DVD disc improperly, have a damaged disc or DVD drive, or your DVD drive driver goes outdated.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.

Does iMac have built in DVD player?

All iMacs come with an optical drive, which Apple calls a SuperDrive. … The iMac’s optical drive can read CDs, CD data disks, DVDs and DVD data disks. You can use it to play audio CDs, watch DVD movies and load files and applications from data disks.

Do the new Macs have a DVD drive?

Recent Macs have no physical drive for you to play CDs or DVDs. But there’s another simple solution: buy and connect an external optical drive, and play the DVD through that.

Do Apple computers have a DVD drive?

None. Apple has just one MacBook with a DVD drive. Most who still need a DVD drive opt for a model without DVD Drive and instead buy a Super Drive to compliment their new Mac. Apple still sells a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a DVD drive.

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What does the Eject icon look like on a Mac?

The Eject menu icon is added to the menu bar (the icon is a chevron with a line beneath it). Select the Eject menu icon to display all the optical drives attached to the Mac. An Open or Close command appears, depending on each drive’s current state.

How do I manually eject a CD from my imac?

Eject CDs and DVDs from your Mac

  1. Eject a disc from the desktop: Select the disc you want to eject, then choose File > Eject [disc].
  2. Eject a disc from an optical drive: Press the Eject key .

How do I view pictures on a CD on my Mac?

Import from a hard disk, optical disc, or flash drive

Connect the device to your Mac. In Photos, choose File > Import, then select the items you want and click Review for Import. To set where to import the items, click the “Import to” pop-up menu and choose a location.