Good External Blu-Ray Player/Writer for Mac?

Discussion in 'Mac Peripherals' started by I AM THE MAN, May 28, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Hi everyone. I know that Macs in general cannot support an internal Blu-Ray Drive unless you really want to void the warrenty and ready to open up your Mac. Will external drives work with a Mac? Can anyone recommend me a good external blu-ray Writer/player that can play and write DL-Blu-Ray disks. Thank you for your answers in advance.
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    i also want this too, can anybody help?
     
  3. macrumors 604

    Cave Man

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    Just get any DL Blu-ray burner and put it into a 5.25" enclosure that has an internal SATA connector. I use Toast for my burning, but some drives are supported under OS X's native burning (but I don't know which ones are).

    For Blu-ray disc playback under OS X, you have to use MakeMKV's streaming server to VLC. Or just rip to the hard drive. Otherwise, you need to install Windows.
     
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