DVD drives can be very convenient when you need to backup videos, music and other large files and ensure that you can access them whenever needed, even if you are on the go. To prevent losing your data in case of a technical failure or other issues with your system, you can make a copy of your files in DVD using the built-in DVD reader/writer on your computer. However, Apple got rid of DVD/CD drives and while this technology is not as used now as it used to be, there may still be cases in which you need one. For instance, it can be convenient when it comes to installing software. If your computer doesn’t have a DVD drive, there is an option that you can consider. With an external DVD drive you can overcome the issue and create DVD copies of your data without hassle. You can also play DVDs and install software. Here are the best DVD drives for your Mac.
Samsung ultra-thin drive
Samsung needs no introduction and this popular manufacturer offers an external DVD drive with USB port that is perfect for Mac user. The captivating design will get a lot of attention, but it is not the only reason to consider this DVD drive. It offers advanced technology, durability and reliable performance. The ultra thin modern look and variety of colors will allow you to add a special touch to your Mac. This DVD drive by Samsung also comes with an eject control button and LED indicator at the top. It supports USB 2.0 and USB 3.0. It also has speed data buffer and you can easily plug it into your Mac and start using it. You can get it from just around $20.
LG External DVD drive
LG is another well-known manufacturer and it has created an external drive that works with Mac, as well as Windows. It has a lightweight, convenient design and the price is surprisingly low considering the high quality of the drive and the prestigious brand that is behind it. This DVD drive offers a maximum DVD read speed of 8X and maximum DVD write speed of 8x. To start using it, you just need to plug it yo your Mac and start using it. It can also be connected to your TV so you can watch DVD movies in a bigger screen.
Apple External drive
The Apple MD564ZM/A USB 2.0 SuperDrive is suitable for Mac Pro, Macbook, Macbook air and more. You can connect it using a single USB cable and thanks to its compact and [practical size, you can carry it with you wherever you go. It offers fantastic writing speed range and advanced technology. It can be used for reading CDs and DVDs as well. It is a simple solution to burn CDs, DVDs, watch a DVD movie, install software and much more.
Aluminium body external DVD drive
The aluminium finish makes this DVD drive stand out, but it also offers solid performance. It is a great choice for Mac users and it is also compatible with Windows. This product by Sea Tech is easy to use and will help you to overcome the lack of a built-in DVD drive in your Mac. You can find it online for a convenient price that is not over $40.