VLC and a LaCie external DVD drive.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ochrejelly, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. ochrejelly macrumors newbie

    Nov 13, 2008
    How do I get VLC to read a DVD from my external DVD drive? I only realized I needed VLC when the DVD Player from apple won't read DVDs from external sources. Lamesauce.

    I did what the read me said for VLC, but nothing happens when I press play. How do you guys do it?

    (basically, I just want to play a commercial dvd movie on my external dvd drive. And I don't know how to use VLC to do it.)

  2. logana macrumors 65816


    Feb 4, 2006
    Apple's dvd player works fine playing dvds on external drives - click on dvd players File menu then select "open dvd media" and navigate to your external drive and select the video-ts folder.

    No problem......
  3. ochrejelly thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 13, 2008
    Yay! thanks!

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