Can I use the ODD sharing to rip to mp3?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by StuMcBill, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. StuMcBill macrumors 6502a

    Jul 11, 2011
    Aberdeen, Scotland
    Can I use optical disc drive sharing to rip cds to Mp3 on my rMBP?

    Been toying with the idea of buying a superdrive to rip my CDs. I prefer to buy CDs and them rip them myself, but don't do it that often so didn't think the lack of ODD on rMBP would be an issue.

    It then occurred to me that when the MBA came out, I remember reading that it could share ODD from nearby Macs or Windows PCs with an ODD?

    I still have my old windows laptop lying about, so would I be able to use this to rip my CDs to Mp3?

    If so, how would I go about it?

  2. jcpb macrumors 6502a

    Jun 5, 2012
    An external ODD doesn't cost the $79-99 that Apple charges for their external SuperDrive.

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