External DVD Drive for a G3 iMac

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by moonmica, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. moonmica macrumors newbie

    Jul 19, 2008
    New Mexico
    I just brought my daughter an old G3 Imac, which has only a CD-ROM drive. I would like to get a DVD drive so that she can watch movies. However, what little I have found seems too fancy for just watching a movie and I can't tell if they would be compatible with the G3.

    Also, the computer doesn't have iDVD installed and I do not have the install discs. Is there another way to install iDVD or are there alternate DVD software for a Mac?

    Any help would be appreciated.
  2. upsguy27 macrumors 65816


    Jun 25, 2007
    If you just want to watch movies, then the DVD Player app comes on every Mac and can play DVDs. iDVD is for creating DVDs.

Share This Page