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SuperDrive for Macs?

by bsts126sabre / July 3, 2009 12:26 PM PDT

What does it mean if I can;t burn DVDs because my Mac doesn't have a supported SuperDrive? How do I get one? Thanks.

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It means that you do not
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 3, 2009 12:59 PM PDT
In reply to: SuperDrive for Macs?

have a DVD burner in your Mac.

Depending on the model of your Mac, something you have neglected to mention, it may be possible to install a DVD burner into it at a reasonably cost.

So, what Mac do you have and what version of the OS are you using?

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It's a...
by bsts126sabre / July 3, 2009 1:05 PM PDT

Mac OSX on a regular 13 inch Macbook

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OK,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 3, 2009 10:10 PM PDT
In reply to: It's a...

You can do it yourself, if you are careful and follow the instructions, and the whole thing will only cost you $147.99.

Alternatively, you could send it away and it would cost more than that.

This is where I got one from when I upgraded one recently.

You will find it Here

Good luck, let us know how you got on

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by bsts126sabre / July 3, 2009 11:56 PM PDT
In reply to: OK,

That one looks cool, but I plan on going external. It's cheaper that way. Thanks for your help!

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You're welcome
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 4, 2009 2:58 AM PDT
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If you have a Firewire connection on that Macbook, go for the Firewire enclosure, if not, then USB 2.0 will work also

Those Panasonic burners are very good

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What program are you using?
by tkessler / July 21, 2009 10:45 AM PDT
In reply to: SuperDrive for Macs?

All MacBooks (besides the "Air") should have a fully capable DVD burner. What program are you using to burn the DVD?

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