The latest Apple Mac to be shipped with an optical CD or DVD drive was a 13-inch MacBook Pro, released in June 2012, but sale until October 2016, when Apple gave up this model. a SuperDrive below.
Since that date, Apple has not sold any Macs with optical drives
However, that does not mean you can not get a CD or DVD drive to use with your Mac. Apple still sells the SuperDrive, which is its combined DVD and CD player that you can plug into the USB port of your Mac. Read to find out if it's worth buying the Apple SuperDrive.
What is the SuperDrive?
Apple sells an external optical drive that reads and writes CDs and DVDs. It's called the USB SuperDrive, and it plugs into a USB-A port.
The SuperDrive has some limitatis:
- It's a bit slower than using a Mac with a built-in DVD player.
- Some Macs sold today, like the MacBook, do not even have a USB-A port. You would need an adapter to use the …