10 Best Cd Card Readers Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best cd card readers that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good cd card readerss, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 cd card readers : Editor’s Pick

10 Best cd card readers Reviews:

1. BDYING Type-C External DVD Drive,USB 3.0 and USB C CD DVD Drive Portable CD/DVD +/-RW Player Burner Writer with SD/TF Card Reader/2 USB 3.0 Hub Data Transfer for MacBook Laptop Desktop Windows Mac OS

Features :

  • 【New Design Multifunctional CD/DVD Drive】Not just an external DVD burner,you also can read data files and copy music/videos from TF or SD cards to computer.External DVD drive supports transferring data / movies / music from DVD drive to SD / TF card, USB hard disk / USB flash drive.(NOTE:SD card and TF card can’t work at the same time,only choose one for you.Both 2 USB 3.0 ports work well together.)
  • 【Wide Compatibility】The external DVD drive compatible with Windows 20003/XP/7/8/10/Vista and all versions of MAC OS.It works well for Desktop/Laptop/Notebook/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air/PC with Type-C or USB interfaces.You can easily watch movies, burn files, install software or create backup datas that meet all your burning and playback needs.
  • 【Easy to Use】The external DVD drive easy to use,plug and play,no extra drive needed.The 2 USB3.0  standard ports compatibled with USB-C/USB3.0/USB2.0/USB1.0,just like a USB Hub(using for USB keyboard/USB mouse/USB hard drive/USB flash drive/Phone and other USB device to transfer and charging.) Tips:To prevent undervoltage reading failure, if there is not enough voltage, you need to use a power cable, which is in the packaging.
  • 【High-speed Reading and High Performance】.Adopted unique intelligent burning technology,The external DVD drive supported CD/DVD-ROM,CD-R/RW,DVD±R/RW.Max DVD read speed 8X; Max CD read speed 24X and max CD burn speed 24X. You can burn files,install software and create a backup CD watch DVD movies etc.Equipped with strong fault tolerance, anti-shock and noise reduction technology, low power consumption.
  • 【Good Customer Service】We provide technical support for multifunctional external DVD drive, 30 days full refund, one year quality guarantee. If you have any problems during use, please contact our technical support, we will solve the problem within 24 hours.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.787401574
Width 5.905511805
Length 5.905511805
Weight 0.771617917

2. USB 3.0&USB-C External CD DVD Drive,Multifunctional External CD/DVD +/- RW Burner Player Writer Support SD/TF Card/2 USB 3.0 ports/Charging,Compatible with Mac OS/Windows /MacBook/Laptop/Desktop-Black

Features :

  • 【Multifunctional External DVD Drive】Not just an external DVD burner,you also can read files and copy music/videos from TF or SD cards to computer.Two USB3.0 HUB connect your USB keyboard/USB mouse/USB hard drive/USB flash drive/Phone and other USB device to transfer and charging.(Tips:SD card and TF card can’t work at the same time,only choose one for you.Both USB 3.0 ports work well together.)
  • 【Wide Compatibility】Multifunctional external DVD burner compatible with Windows 20003/XP/7/8/10/Vista and all versions of MAC OS.Support Laptop/Notebook/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air/PC with USB-C or USB interfaces.
  • 【New Technology Design Multifunctional DVD Burner】Easy to use,plug and play,no extra drive needed.Adopted unique intelligent burning technology,The external DVD drive supported CD/DVD-ROM,CD-R/RW,DVD±R/RW.Max DVD read speed 8X; Max CD read speed 24X and max CD burn speed 24X. You can burn files,install software and create a backup CD watch DVD movies etc.Equipped with strong fault tolerance, anti-shock and noise reduction technology, low power consumption.
  • 【USB-C to USB 3.0 and Charging】2 USB 3.0 ports Transfer speeds up to 5Gbps,it can be backwards compatible with USB 2.0/USB1.0.The external DVD drive supports 3 DVD drives work together,plug and play,you can choose the one you need.(Note:Adequate voltage must be provided to the external DVD drive,unsufficient power supply may cause malfunction or other problems.The package includes power cables.)
  • 【Good After-sales Service】We ensure great performance and quality.For quality problems, we provide 1 year warranty,30 days full refund.Any problem about the external DVD drive,please contact with technical support,We promise to resolve the issue within 24 hours.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7
Width 5.7
Length 5.5
Weight 0.661386786

3. The Hive: Book 2 of The Second Formic War (The Second Formic War, 2)

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 7.49
Width 1.1350371
Length 5.2901469
Weight 0.69004688006
Release Date 2019-06-11T00:00:01Z

4. SmartQ C368 USB 3.0 SD Card Reader, Plug N Play, Apple and Windows Compatible, Powered by USB, Supports CF/SD/SDHC/SCXC/MMC/MMC Micro, etc.

Features :

  • Plug and play, no software needed
  • Supports most standard memory cards including cf/sd/sdhc/scxc/mmc/*mmc micro/*rs mmc/*mini sd/micro sd/ms duo/ms pro/ms pro duo/ms pro hg duo

Additional Info :

Color USB A
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 1.67
Length 2.78
Weight 0.07

5. SD Card Reader for iPhone iPad, USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader, Dual Slot Memory Card Adapter, Trail Game Camera Viewer for iPhone/iPad/PC/Laptop/Desktop, No App Required, Plug and Play (Grey)

Features :

  • Plug and Play, Easy Transfer: Plug and play sd card reader for iphone, no software needed, just insert the memory card in the right place, and enjoy a fast and convenient transfer experience. Share wonderful photos and videos with family and friends anytime, anywhere via our sd card reader for iphone/ipad.
  • Dual Card Slot Design: The sd card reader for iphone ipad supports most standard memory cards including SDXC, SDHC, SD, MMC, RS-MMC, MMC Micro, Micro SDXC, Micro SD (TF), Micro SDXC.
  • Fast Transfer Speed & Lagre Capacity: The USB sd card reader for computer supports large capacity up to 512GB, and USB 3.0 enables data transfer rates up to 5Gbps for faster sync times, and is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1. iPhone port supports 20-30 MB/s transfer rates.
  • Portable and Durable Design: The USB micro card reader is designed with high-quality aluminum alloy material, which is very durable, lightweight and easy to carry. The nylon braided cord is sturdy and resistant to folding and is not easy to break.
  • Universal Compatibility: The micro sd card adapter is compatible with iphone with iOS 9.2 and later, ipads with iOS 8.0 and later and computer with Windows, Mac OS, Linux system. It supports standard photo formats (including JPER, RAW) and SD HD video formats (including H.264, MPEG-4). For iOS13 and later users, you can also transfer Excel, Word, PDF files.

Additional Info :

Color Grey
Item Dimensions
Height 0.4
Width 1.5
Length 5.6

6. COCOCKA Micro SD Card Reader, 3 in 1 USB-C USB-A Micro USB Camera Memory Card Reader, Trail Camera SD Card Adapter for PC/Laptop/Smart Phone/Tablet, for SD/Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMC/UHS-I ect

Features :

  • [3 in 1 SD Card Reader] The SD card camera reader with 3 plugs, which is USB 2.0, micro USB & USB C plugs, compatible for all USB C device,Laptop,tablet and Android smartphones that support OTG function.Double card slot of memory card adapter supports for SD SD-3C SDXC SDHC MMC RS-MMC TF Micro SDXC Micro SD Micro SDHC Card and UHS-I memory cards (NOTICE: MICRO USB IS INCLUDED IN USB-A)
  • [Read and Write Easily]Micro SD Card Converter for data transmission.Transfer and save files, pictures, videos and music from SD/ Micro SD card to your computer, android smartphone & tablets.Camera SD card adapter is easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your phone so you can view them on the photo app and share them with family and friends immediately
  • [Plug and Play] No additional power supply needed to micro SD card reader.No additional software installation required (No drivers required for Windows 11,10, 8, 7, Vista and XP, MAC OS 10.4.6 and greater,and Android/ Linux.).No needed Internet,Wi-Fi
  • [OTG Adapter] The Memory Card Reader can connect to any mobile device that supports USB on-the-go (USB OTG).SD card connector reads and writes SD MICRO-SD memory cards of digital camera,trial Camera,security camera,wildlife monitor,private surveillance camera,car monitors,dashcam,game camera and drone.
  • [Something you need to know] 1.The Card Reader is NOT compatible with iPhone/ iPad/ SIM Card/ Kindle/ Fire Tablet. 2.The memory chip is not in the package, you need to insert a card to read the data

Additional Info :

Color USB 2.0 type c black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.27
Width 0.62
Length 2.36

7. Fire 7 tablet, 7″ display, 16 GB, (2019 release), Black

Features :

  • 7″ IPS display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (add up to 512 GB with microSD)
  • Faster 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • Up to 7 hours of reading, browsing the web, watching video, and listening to music
  • Hands-free with Alexa, including on/off toggle
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 2 MP front and rear-facing cameras with 720p HD video recording
  • Stay on track – Check email, make video calls, update shopping lists, and set reminders. Use your favorite apps like Zoom, Outlook, and OneNote
  • 90-day limited warranty
  • Enjoy your favorite apps like Netflix, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, TikTok, and more through Amazon’s Appstore (Google Play not supported)

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.38
Width 4.51
Length 7.57
Weight 0.65
Release Date 2019-06-06T00:00:01Z

8. Visitors (Pathfinder Book 3)

Additional Info :

Release Date 2014-11-04T00:00:00.000Z

9. ORIGBELIE External CD DVD Drive, Ultra Slim CD Burner USB 3.0 with 4 USB Ports and 2 TF/SD Card Slots, Optical Disk Drive for Laptop Mac, PC Windows 11/10/8/7 Linux OS

Features :

  • 【EXTERNAL CD DRIVE FOR LAPTOP】- Considering that most of the latest laptops have not been added to the built-in CD/DVD drive, so you can’t insert CDs or DVDs directly into your laptop to listen to music, watch movies, data backup or install systems. The external CD drive that ORIGBELIE newly released is a good solution. No need for additional drivers. PLUG and PLAY. The CD Rom external drive for laptop has strong error correction, anti-skid and quiet capabilities.
  • 【USB 3.0 HIGH-SPEED DATA TRANSFER】- CD Burner with high speed USB 3.0 technology, many of the port cluster connectors are labelled by blue colour and backward compatible with USB 2.0 / 1.1. USB 3.0 is an updated version of USB 2.0 which provides higher data transfer rates up to 5 Gigabits/S (625MB/S). it is approximately 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Besides that, The cd drive offers Max 8x DVDR Read Speed and Max 24x CD Write/Read speed, faster than you expected.
  • 【SUPPORT CD & DVD BURNING】- The optical drive supports reading and writing of CD±R/RW, CD-ROM, DVD±R/RW, DVD-RAM, VCD, and SVCD. In addition, This USB-A and USB-C external disk drive supports different devices such as Macbook, iMac, Notebook, Desktop, and Laptop, etc. It’s compatible with Windows 11/10 /8 /7 /XP , Vista 7 / 8, Linux, Mac OS10.6 or above. (Cars, TVs, Tablets, Smartphones, Projectors and Blu-ray disk are not supported;Windows 11 requires media player and network)
  • 【7 IN 1 USB HUB】- Our external drive can not only burn and read CD DVD, but also can be used as a external laptop usb hub, including 1 USB 3.0 port, 3 USB 2.0 port, 1 TF slot ,1 SD card slot and 1USB C Port, compatible with usb hard drive, limited/wireless mouse & keyboard, computer radiator and other usb computer accessories, The card slot are perfect for transferring photo and video files by your camera from cards to your computer(Note: SD port and TF port cannot be used at the same time)
  • 【ULTRA SLIM & PORTABLE DESIGN】- This external disk drive is very slim and lightweight and the embedded data cable is easy to use and organize, skip-proof rubber pad prevents sliding on the desktop, so you can easily carry in your laptop bag ideal for home, office, or anywhere you go. It is also a good idea to give it as a gift to hobbyists who collect CDs and DVDs. (We provide a 2-year after-sales warranty.)
  • Abandoning optical drives allows computer manufacturers to create thinner and more compact laptops. Most of the new notebooks on the market now do not built-in CD-ROM drive, and some only have a limited number of USB ports. But we may have a large collection of 90s CDs, and we want to put them in a laptop to feel the nostalgia or insert a DVD collection to watch movies. Or, you may just need a cd/dvd drive for emergencies, such as data transfer, system backup, etc.
  • Fortunately, We have already done all the work for you. This multi-function external usb disc drive that we launched is not only a cd/dvd reader, but also It has the function of cd/dvd burner. At the same time, it is equipped with a variety of USB ports and card slots to meet all your peripheral equipment needs — all for a decent price. This will allow you to free up more budget to buy the latest laptops that are comfortable, smooth, and have powerful processors and graphics cards.
  • THESE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING – This dvd rw drive can only start its job after it is connected to a laptop or a desktop, so it is not compatible with cars, projectors, tablets, ipads, mobile phones, etc. In addition, it is compatible with windows11/10/8/7, mac os and Linux. NOT COMPATIBLE with Chrombook, Surface, Blue-ray.

10. UGREEN SD Card Reader 4 in 1 USB 3.0 SD TF CF MS Memory Card Adapter 5Gbps Read Write Simultaneously for SD SDXC SDHC CF CFI TF Micro SD Micro SDXC Micro SDHC MS MMC UHS-I Cards for Windows Mac Linux

Features :

  • One Reader for Multi Cards: UGREEN USB SD Card Reader is designed with 4 card slots, which are SD, Micro SD(TF), CF, MS. You can use it to read almost all your memory cards from smart TV, mobile phones, sat-nav, PS4, Xbox, Camera, etc. The Memory cards it can read including SD/SDXC/SDHC/Extreme I III SD/Ultra II SD/MMC/RS-MMC/Micro SD(TF)/Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I/CF I 3.0/4.0 /Extreme I III CF/Ultra II CF/HS CF/XS-XS CF/CF Elite Pro/ CF Pro/CF Pro II or MS/MS PRO/MS PRO-HG/MS XC.
  • 4 Cards Work Simultaneously: The UGREEN USB Memory Card Reader is Designed with SD, TF, CF, and MS 4 card slots, and supports reading and writing 4 different memory cards at the same time. it will efficiently save your time in transferring and back up photos or video, avoiding repeated plugging and unplugging.
  • 5Gbps High-speed: This UGREEN USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader supports up to 5Gbps data transmission speed with the USB 3.0 port, which is 10x faster than the USB 2.0 version (480Mbps). It will save you a lot of time from data transfer. This SD Card Adapter is also backward compatible with the USB 2.0 port.
  • Wide Compatibility/Plug & Play: This UGREEN SD Card Reader can be perfectly compatible with Windows 11 / 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / XP / Vista, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, and etc. There’s no need to install any drivers, and it supports hot-swapping and auto-detection. You can plug and play to read your memory cards at any time.
  • Compact & Portable Design: The UGREEN 4 in 1 SD Card Reader is designed with a super mini size, which you can put in your briefcase or pocket, and use anywhere. A 1.5ft short cable tail would reduce stress on the USB port on your computer and won’t affect the use of adjacent ports.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.393700787
Width 0.393700787
Length 0.393700787
Release Date 2018-10-01T00:00:01Z

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select cd card readers

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to cd card readers, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best cd card readers for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their cd card readers!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to cd card readers. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a cd card readers, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a cd card readers that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the cd card readers and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their cd card readers online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online cd card readers the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the cd card readers for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online cd card readers are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of cd card readers

Before even thinking about all the different cd card readers available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these cd card readerss will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these cd card readers will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer cd card readers every few months. This is because they know that people want the better cd card readers. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good cd card readers tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.