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Browse the top-ranked list of Optical Drives For Macbook Pro below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Optical Drives For Macbook Pro below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apple - SuperDrive 8x External USB Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Silver - Front_Standard
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    "Great addition to my Mac...After deciding to go with the retina display, I wasn't happy to have to buy a CD/DVD drive (I have to burn CD's and DVD's for work on occasion, and I like watching DVD's on my computer), but this one was ready and available for a decent price for people like me"

    "Great addition to my Mac"

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    Product Description

    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
    Top comment

    "Great addition to my Mac...After deciding to go with the retina display, I wasn't happy to have to buy a CD/DVD drive (I have to burn CD's and DVD's for work on occasion, and I like watching DVD's on my computer), but this one was ready and available for a decent price for people like me"

    "Great addition to my Mac"

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    Product Description

    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
  2. LG - 8x External Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW SuperMulti Blade Drive - Silver - Front_Standard
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    "It was compatible with our mac....The drive is a great choice for those looking for a external CD/DVD player writer, it works on both Mac/Pc platforms, it's a great alternative for the super drive which cost more"

    "It was compatible with our mac."

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    Product Description

    Copy your favorite movies and music to disc with this LG AP70NS50 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, which features an overall maximum DVD write speed of 8x for speedy burning. The slim design allows easy portability.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    The previous price was $59.99
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    "It was compatible with our mac....The drive is a great choice for those looking for a external CD/DVD player writer, it works on both Mac/Pc platforms, it's a great alternative for the super drive which cost more"

    "It was compatible with our mac."

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    Product Description

    Copy your favorite movies and music to disc with this LG AP70NS50 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, which features an overall maximum DVD write speed of 8x for speedy burning. The slim design allows easy portability.
  3. LG - 8x External USB Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Easy to install on my new IMac....I didn't bother installing the software bundled with it because I have no intention of burning any DVDs or CDs, but I was able to access my files and watch a DVD or two using the basic free software that I already had on my computer"

    "Easy to install on my new IMac."

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    Product Description

    Store and play files on disk with this portable LG external DVD writer. Its 8x DVD and 24x CD write speeds let you produce optical copies efficiently, and its silent play technology optimizes read speed while reducing noise. This slim LG external DVD writer supports M-DISC formats for high-quality data storage.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Easy to install on my new IMac....I didn't bother installing the software bundled with it because I have no intention of burning any DVDs or CDs, but I was able to access my files and watch a DVD or two using the basic free software that I already had on my computer"

    "Easy to install on my new IMac."

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    Product Description

    Store and play files on disk with this portable LG external DVD writer. Its 8x DVD and 24x CD write speeds let you produce optical copies efficiently, and its silent play technology optimizes read speed while reducing noise. This slim LG external DVD writer supports M-DISC formats for high-quality data storage.
  4. LG - 8x External USB 2.0 Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Silver - Front_Standard
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    "So far I like it...Easy Plug and use...Great external DVD player for iMac...So, the experience with this drive is much different than other devices I use, such as an external hard drive or thumb drives in that connecting the device to the USB port is not sufficient for the computer to register that it has detected the LG portable drive"

    "Great external DVD player for iMac"

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    Product Description

    Add functionality to your notebook or desktop computer with this LG portable DVD rewriter. This ultra-slim unit complements Ultrabook laptops and has an 8x DVD-R write speed, so you can complete projects efficiently. This LG portable DVD rewriter, which supports both M-DISCs as well as traditional recordable discs, works with PC and Mac operating systems.
    Your price for this item is $29.99
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    The previous price was $34.99
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    "So far I like it...Easy Plug and use...Great external DVD player for iMac...So, the experience with this drive is much different than other devices I use, such as an external hard drive or thumb drives in that connecting the device to the USB port is not sufficient for the computer to register that it has detected the LG portable drive"

    "Great external DVD player for iMac"

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    Product Description

    Add functionality to your notebook or desktop computer with this LG portable DVD rewriter. This ultra-slim unit complements Ultrabook laptops and has an 8x DVD-R write speed, so you can complete projects efficiently. This LG portable DVD rewriter, which supports both M-DISCs as well as traditional recordable discs, works with PC and Mac operating systems.
  5. Dell - 8x External USB DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Does a Great job...Easy Plug & Play...Worked with my imac no problems at all...This drive works just like any other optical drive but keep in mind this external USB dvd burner uses 2.0 speeds so it's a tiny bit slower compare to a regular SATA optical drive but it works just fine as it does what I need to do"

    "Worked with my imac no problems at all"

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    Product Description

    Burn DVDs and CDs with this Dell USB DVD/RW drive. Plug it into your computer's USB port to play and burn discs or to load new software onto the hard drive. This slim Dell USB DVD/RW drive fits into a tote bag, and it draws power directly from the computer's USB port for hassle-free operation.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Does a Great job...Easy Plug & Play...Worked with my imac no problems at all...This drive works just like any other optical drive but keep in mind this external USB dvd burner uses 2.0 speeds so it's a tiny bit slower compare to a regular SATA optical drive but it works just fine as it does what I need to do"

    "Worked with my imac no problems at all"

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    Product Description

    Burn DVDs and CDs with this Dell USB DVD/RW drive. Plug it into your computer's USB port to play and burn discs or to load new software onto the hard drive. This slim Dell USB DVD/RW drive fits into a tote bag, and it draws power directly from the computer's USB port for hassle-free operation.
  6. LG - 8x External USB 2.0 Double-Layer DVD±RW/±R/-RAM/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "No issues so far...Works all the time...Bought this connect to a MacBook Air....I bought two dvd readers for mac book use, The Apple reader was limited only to Mac or at least advisable toninly use w a Mac- this one is lightweight and straightforward use- no glitches in reading my home burned dvd's really good value"

    "Bought this connect to a MacBook Air."

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    Product Description

    Burn discs fast and efficiently with this LG external disc drive. A max 8x DVD+R write speed means you spend less time transferring files and more time enjoying your media, while compatibility with both iOS and Windows lets you use this drive with multiple computers. This LG external disc drive comes with a mini USB cable and needs no other power source.
    Your price for this item is $28.99
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    "No issues so far...Works all the time...Bought this connect to a MacBook Air....I bought two dvd readers for mac book use, The Apple reader was limited only to Mac or at least advisable toninly use w a Mac- this one is lightweight and straightforward use- no glitches in reading my home burned dvd's really good value"

    "Bought this connect to a MacBook Air."

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    Product Description

    Burn discs fast and efficiently with this LG external disc drive. A max 8x DVD+R write speed means you spend less time transferring files and more time enjoying your media, while compatibility with both iOS and Windows lets you use this drive with multiple computers. This LG external disc drive comes with a mini USB cable and needs no other power source.
  7. ASUS - 8x External USB 2.0 Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - White - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Great for my needs...Works as it should...easy to use, works perfectly on both pc and mac!...The one laptop (a Samsung) does not have a working cd/dvd drive and this has been extremely helpful in keeping it running while my brand new Asus did not come with an optical drive and this drive has been great"

    "easy to use, works perfectly on both pc and mac!"

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    Product Description

    Create customized CDs and DVDs with this Asus DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features double-layer support for expanded recording capacity. The USB 2.0 interface offers simple connectivity.
    Your price for this item is $34.99
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    "Great for my needs...Works as it should...easy to use, works perfectly on both pc and mac!...The one laptop (a Samsung) does not have a working cd/dvd drive and this has been extremely helpful in keeping it running while my brand new Asus did not come with an optical drive and this drive has been great"

    "easy to use, works perfectly on both pc and mac!"

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    Product Description

    Create customized CDs and DVDs with this Asus DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features double-layer support for expanded recording capacity. The USB 2.0 interface offers simple connectivity.
  8. ASUS - ZenDrive 8x External USB Double-Layer DVD±R/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Works Great for DVD...Great external DVD drive...Good for occasional use with my MacBook....I think its pretty solid and I would definitely recommend it to a friend"

    "Good for occasional use with my MacBook."

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    Product Description

    Archive large amounts of data on disc with this Asus ZenDrive external DVD writer. It provides easy backup management because it comes with software applications Nero BackItUp for Android and CyberLink Power2Go for PC. This ultra-slim Asus ZenDrive external DVD writer includes two 4.7GB M-DISCs to provide robust data storage.
    Your price for this item is $37.99
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    "Works Great for DVD...Great external DVD drive...Good for occasional use with my MacBook....I think its pretty solid and I would definitely recommend it to a friend"

    "Good for occasional use with my MacBook."

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    Product Description

    Archive large amounts of data on disc with this Asus ZenDrive external DVD writer. It provides easy backup management because it comes with software applications Nero BackItUp for Android and CyberLink Power2Go for PC. This ultra-slim Asus ZenDrive external DVD writer includes two 4.7GB M-DISCs to provide robust data storage.
  9. LG - Super-Multi 24x Internal DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Got the job done...This isn't much of a problem for me since I don't use optical media very often, but if you intend to use optical media to watch movies or listen to music on your pc, I'd strongly recommend not using this...a nice drive that does what its supposed to, no issues at all, LG is a good brand if you need an optical drive"

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    Product Description

    Use this LG GH24NSB0 DVD±RW/CD-RW drive to back up your important data on single- and double-layer DVD media and play back a full range of Blu-ray, DVD and CD formats. The 2MB buffer with underrun protection ensures consistent burning results.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Very easy to use...Got the job done...This isn't much of a problem for me since I don't use optical media very often, but if you intend to use optical media to watch movies or listen to music on your pc, I'd strongly recommend not using this...a nice drive that does what its supposed to, no issues at all, LG is a good brand if you need an optical drive"

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    Use this LG GH24NSB0 DVD±RW/CD-RW drive to back up your important data on single- and double-layer DVD media and play back a full range of Blu-ray, DVD and CD formats. The 2MB buffer with underrun protection ensures consistent burning results.
  10. ASUS - 48x Write/24x Rewrite/48x Read CD - 24x Write DVD Internal DVD-Writer Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Also, it is very fast...A Great Optical drive...I would recommend this drive as a great replacement or for a new build...This drive is a great drive for making copies of your computer data for backups"

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    A green environment for now and the future ASUS DRW-24B3ST is a powerful 24x DVD?R/12x DVD?R(DL)/8x DVD+RW/6x DVD-RW/16x DVD-ROM/12x DVDRAM/ 48x CD-R/32x CD-RW/48x CD-ROM for a seamless function of flexibility, high quality and reliability.

    Your price for this item is $22.99
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    "Also, it is very fast...A Great Optical drive...I would recommend this drive as a great replacement or for a new build...This drive is a great drive for making copies of your computer data for backups"

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    A green environment for now and the future ASUS DRW-24B3ST is a powerful 24x DVD?R/12x DVD?R(DL)/8x DVD+RW/6x DVD-RW/16x DVD-ROM/12x DVDRAM/ 48x CD-R/32x CD-RW/48x CD-ROM for a seamless function of flexibility, high quality and reliability.

  11. Buffalo - 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray Disc Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Best that BB had...VERY FAST AND QUIET...I just bought a high -dollar Brand Name Gaming desktop and it must have been put together by a true "Gamer who doesnt want to waste a penny on anything that doesn't have to do with games...Add the fact that I can plug this into my Optical driveLESS Surface Pro and Surface 3 Pro and it drasticaslly increases the capability of any machine you plug it into"

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    Watch movies with exceptional clarity by using this Buffalo external Blu-ray drive. It has fast read/write speeds for accessing large amounts of data, and it lets you burn BD-R media quickly. This Buffalo external Blu-ray drive comes with CyberLink software, providing an intuitive interface for managing your files, and it can hold up to 128GB of pictures and HD video.
    Your price for this item is $159.99
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    "Best that BB had...VERY FAST AND QUIET...I just bought a high -dollar Brand Name Gaming desktop and it must have been put together by a true "Gamer who doesnt want to waste a penny on anything that doesn't have to do with games...Add the fact that I can plug this into my Optical driveLESS Surface Pro and Surface 3 Pro and it drasticaslly increases the capability of any machine you plug it into"

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    Watch movies with exceptional clarity by using this Buffalo external Blu-ray drive. It has fast read/write speeds for accessing large amounts of data, and it lets you burn BD-R media quickly. This Buffalo external Blu-ray drive comes with CyberLink software, providing an intuitive interface for managing your files, and it can hold up to 128GB of pictures and HD video.
  12. Buffalo - 6x External USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Standard
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    "Glad I bought this...No Bull, Nice Drive...I have not tried burning a blu-ray disc or even a regular disc but it as for ease of use and reading discs, it works great...I was pleased with the Buffalo external optical drive and it being a blu-ray compatible"

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    Product Description

    Play high-definition content anywhere with this portable Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer. Its lightweight, compact design fits easily into travel bags, so you can use it with your laptop on the go, and the integrated USB cables ensure you get connected quickly. This Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer lets you burn and store huge data files.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "Glad I bought this...No Bull, Nice Drive...I have not tried burning a blu-ray disc or even a regular disc but it as for ease of use and reading discs, it works great...I was pleased with the Buffalo external optical drive and it being a blu-ray compatible"

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    Play high-definition content anywhere with this portable Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer. Its lightweight, compact design fits easily into travel bags, so you can use it with your laptop on the go, and the integrated USB cables ensure you get connected quickly. This Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer lets you burn and store huge data files.
  13. LG - 6x External Blu-ray Disc Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It's fast and well designed...Great external DVD/BR/CD burner...My external dvd died on me and I purchased this one and loved it ever since...Drivers for this are 3rd party, free, but you need to find them"

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    Transfer digital files or old discs to DVD or Blu-Ray formats with this LG portable Blu-Ray/DVD writer. Jamless play technology prevents breaks in your content by skipping over damaged areas of a disc, while the silent play feature filters out background noise. Able to support a wide range of disc formats, this LG portable Blu-Ray/DVD writer lets you preserve home movies or copies of favorite films by transferring them to new discs.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "It's fast and well designed...Great external DVD/BR/CD burner...My external dvd died on me and I purchased this one and loved it ever since...Drivers for this are 3rd party, free, but you need to find them"

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    Transfer digital files or old discs to DVD or Blu-Ray formats with this LG portable Blu-Ray/DVD writer. Jamless play technology prevents breaks in your content by skipping over damaged areas of a disc, while the silent play feature filters out background noise. Able to support a wide range of disc formats, this LG portable Blu-Ray/DVD writer lets you preserve home movies or copies of favorite films by transferring them to new discs.
  14. Buffalo - 8x External USB 2.0 Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive - Black - Front_Standard
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    "Small and light weight...So far has worked well...Included software, Cyberlink Media Suite took a while to load and install, but appears to provide much functionality which I have yet to fully explore...Item came in as described and worked better than I expected"

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    Read and write disks anywhere with this Buffalo MediaStation portable DVD writer. Its slim, lightweight design fits easily in a travel bag, and its built-in USB cable powers it without a separate adapter. This Buffalo MediaStation portable DVD writer works with CDs, DVDs and M-DISC DVDs and includes CyberLink disk-writing software.
    Your price for this item is $34.99
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    "Small and light weight...So far has worked well...Included software, Cyberlink Media Suite took a while to load and install, but appears to provide much functionality which I have yet to fully explore...Item came in as described and worked better than I expected"

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    Read and write disks anywhere with this Buffalo MediaStation portable DVD writer. Its slim, lightweight design fits easily in a travel bag, and its built-in USB cable powers it without a separate adapter. This Buffalo MediaStation portable DVD writer works with CDs, DVDs and M-DISC DVDs and includes CyberLink disk-writing software.
  15. LG - 8x External USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Disc Rewriter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Ok great with windows not with mac...In this case, I decided to put the drive through the paces of burning a DVD-R (yeah, I know, I could've used a USB stick, but there are advantages to keeping an optical disc on your shelf for emergency recovery)"

    "Ok great with windows not with mac"

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    Easily and quickly record up to 100GB of data with this LG BP50NB40 8x external USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc rewriter that features 6x maximum BD-R and 2x BD-RE write speeds to help you rapidly complete your tasks.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    The previous price was $94.99
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    "Ok great with windows not with mac...In this case, I decided to put the drive through the paces of burning a DVD-R (yeah, I know, I could've used a USB stick, but there are advantages to keeping an optical disc on your shelf for emergency recovery)"

    "Ok great with windows not with mac"

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    Easily and quickly record up to 100GB of data with this LG BP50NB40 8x external USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc rewriter that features 6x maximum BD-R and 2x BD-RE write speeds to help you rapidly complete your tasks.