How to Play DVD on the new iMac | Music Photo DVD Software
Oct 24, 2012

How to Play DVD on the new iMac

Today, Apple released its new redesigned iMac. Although a new product iPad mini is also announced, iMac, in my humble opinion, is the key role at the company's media event in San Jose, California. The new iMac will come in 21.5" and 27" versions, with faster internals, an improved screen, and a ridiculously thin profile. It's the world's thinnest, fastest, and strongest all-in-one desktop.

So far so good, right? But Apple decided to give up DVD Drive for the new thinner profile. Here comes the problem: How to play DVD on the new iMac without a DVD drive? All your investment on DVD movies are gone?

Don't worry. I'll tell you 2 ways to play DVD on the new iMac, enjoying your DVD movies on the high definition display.

Method 1: Using An External DVD Player

iMac comes with enough USB ports. Therefore, it's not a difficult thing to play DVD on iMac with an external USB DVD player. The price of an external DVD player ranges from $20-$50 on Place an order at night and you'll get it in the next day. It's easy to use the external DVD player - Just plug it into a USB port at the back of iMac, insert your DVD and you can start enjoying DVD movies on the new iMac. Note some USB DVD players might requires driver for Mac. Make sure it supports iMac before purchase.

Method 2: Rip DVD on iMac with a DVD Drive

If you have an iMac having a DVD Drive or a MacBook, you can use a DVD Ripper software to convert DVD movies to MOV video file so you can play it on the new iMac with the built-in QuickTime player. As for the DVD Ripper software, Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac is an ideal choice for its price, ease and speed. Here is a 25% discount coupon code$39  $29.25 save about $10).

Yes, DVD is not longer a good choice. These days, Netflix and Amazon Instant Video is the popular way to watch movies online. However, for those who have an array of DVD movie collections, playing DVD movies on iMac is also a great video experience. This article shares 2 methods to watch DVD movies on Apple's new updated iMac. Any other ways? Please let me know in the comment.

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