10 Best Dvd Writer For Mac Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for macs, 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 dvd writer for mac : Editor’s Pick

10 Best dvd writer for mac Reviews:

1. External CD/DVD Drive for Laptop, USB 3.0 Ultra-Slim Portable Burner Writer Compatible with Mac MacBook Pro/Air iMac Desktop Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista (White)

Features :

  • 【PLUG & PLAY】No driver and external power required, powered by the USB port. the external CD/DVD drive can used to watch DVD movies, listen to music, create backup discs,burn movies/music, install system
  • 【WIDE COMPATIBLE SYSTEM】The DVD drive compatible with Windows 98 / SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7/ 8/ 10/ MAC OS. Specially designed for MacBook, Ultrabook, Laptop or PC without internal drive
  • 【HIGH SPEED TRANSMISSION】This external CD drive is compatible with USB3.0 and backwards compatible with USB2.0 USB1.0, bringing you faster data transmission speed (up to a maximum of 5Gbps) and stable performance fault tolerance
  • 【UNIQUE INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY】Embedded cable design, made with premium wire drawing material of shockproofing, low noise, anti-interference and high durability, works well in burning, writing and reading
  • 【ULTRATHIN & PORTABLE】Ultra-slim portable DVD drive, lightweight, you can put it in the travelling bag or on your desk, which only needs a little space. Really Very Conveniently!

Additional Info :

Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 0.07874
Width 5.905511805
Length 5.905511805

2. ROOFULL External CD DVD +/-RW Drive USB 3.0 Type-C Portable CD/DVD Optical Drive Player Reader Writer Burner with Protective Carrying Case for Mac MacBook Pro/Air, iMac, Windows 11/10 Laptop Desktop

Features :

  • 【Easy to Use】Just plug it into the USB 3.0, USB 2.0, or USB-C port, insert your CDs or DVDs, this external CD/DVD player will be recognized by your laptop or desktop computer automatically, no extra driver program required!
  • 【Multiple Functions】After the device is installed, you can use a media player, burning software, and ripping software to complete various tasks such as watching movie DVDs, burning/ripping CDs& DVDs, installing software/ system/ games, backing up data to discs, and more. Compatible with multiple discs including CD-ROM, CD-R, CD +/-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD-R DL, VCD-ROM discs.
  • 【Compatible with Multiple-OS】Compatible with Windows 11/ 10/ 8.1/ 7/ XP, Linux, and all versions of Mac OS, so you can use this external optical drive on almost all computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Mini, Windows laptop, and desktop PCs (NOTE: DO NOT support Chromebook, TV, iPad, Truck and Car).
  • 【No Adapter Required】This portable CD/DVD drive is equipped with embedded USB 3.0 and USB-C two kinds of connectors, you can use it without an adapter or hub required, no matter your computer is only equipped with USB-A or USB-C ports.
  • 【Reliable Performance】With the Strong error-correcting, low impedance, and anti-interference ability, you can use this USB CD/DVD drive to read and write CDs and DVDs quietly without stuttering and noise, and won’t damage your discs.
  • 【No Power Shortage Issues Anymore】Although most PCs can power this portable CD/DVD player by the single data cable, we still prepare a USB to micro-USB extra power supply cable in case that some ultra-thin notebooks (such as Surface Pro) can not supply sufficient power for this device.
  • 【Compact and Portable】Come with a thicker protective storage carrying case sleeve, you can easily carry and use this slim external optical player anytime anywhere, no matter in the office, school, at home, or during a trip. Waterproof, dustproof, and drop-proof. (If you do not need carrying case, you can search “B07C1VP88H” on Amazon)
  • 【Worry-free Shopping】7 years of professional optical drive manufacturing experience ensures reliable quality and professional customer service. Please feel free to contact us for help or free replacement if any issues happen after purchasing, do not need to worry about the time-limited return window.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7086614166
Width 5.6299212541
Length 5.7874015689
Weight 0.881849048

3. External DVD Drive, Amicool USB 3.0 Type-C CD DVD +/-RW Optical Drive USB C Burner Slim CD/DVD ROM Rewriter Writer Reader Portable for PC Laptop Desktop MacBook Mac Windows 7/8.1/10 Linux OS Apple

Features :

  • 【External DVD Drive with Wide Compatibility】 External cd/dvd drive for laptop PC Desktop Linux OS Apple Mac Macbook Pro. CD burner compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10, Linux, all versions of MAC OS. For the desktops, this usb cd drive must be connected to usb port on motherboard.
  • 【DVD Burner -Plug & Play】 CD drive external usb, no need for external driver and power supply. Just plug it into your USB port, then our Amicool DVD driver will be detected and your happy journey begins.
  • 【High Speed USB DVD Drive 3.0】Amicool cd rom drive adopted advanced burning technology, supported DVD+R, DVD-R, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW. Max DVD read speed 8X; Max CD read speed 24X and max CD burn speed 8X. Our dvd drive external is compatible with USB3.0 and backwards compatible with USB2.0 USB1.0, bringing you faster data transmission speed (max 5Gbps), plays music and movies with no lag or distortion.
  • 【Portable External CD Drive – Slim & Compact】 Embedded cable design with slim lightweight body, this cd external drive can be slipped in your travel bag, and hooked up at any time, which makes it a companion for computers without the internal drive, take it with you to anywhere and anytime.
  • 【Multifunctional Optical Drive】 Adopted intelligent burning technology, you can read/write/burn your disc or interrupt recording at your ease. Pop-up button and disc tray design makes it convenient to read or write discs.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 5.5
Length 5.5
Release Date 2019-01-30T00:00:01Z

4. External CD Drive USB 3.0 Portable CD DVD +/-RW Drive DVD/CD ROM Rewriter Burner Writer Compatible with Laptop Desktop PC Windows Mac Pro MacBook

Features :

  • Plug & play. Easy to use,powered by USB port. No external driver and Power needed. Just plug it into your USB port and the DVD driver will be detected
  • High speed. Compatible with USB3. 0 and backwards compatible with USB2. 0 , bringing faster data transmission speed (up to a maximum of 5Gbps) and stable performance with strong fault tolerance
  • Intelligent tech. Designed with eject button so that you never have to worry about your disc getting stuck inside this external CD/DVD drive. The copper mesh technology of this external component, you can be rest assured of stable data transmission
  • Trendy design. Brushed texture shell brings trendy sight and touch enjoyment. Embedded cable design, worry- off cable missing any when and where
  • Wide compatibility. Ideal for various devices. It supports Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8. 1/10, Linux, all version Mac OS system. For the desktops, Please connect the device to the back USB port of the motherboard for normal use

Additional Info :

Color Black1
Item Dimensions
Height 1
Width 6.4
Length 6.5
Weight 0.4375
Release Date 2018-12-01T00:00:01Z

5. External DVD Drive, VersionTECH.USB Type-C CD Burner DVD +/-RW Drive/Player Ultra Slim Portable CD ROM Writer Compatible for Apple Mac MacBook Pro Air iMac Laptop Desktop PC with Mac OS Windows Linux

Features :

  • 【UNIVERSAL COMPATIBLE SYSTEM】- Compatible with MAC OS Windows 98 / SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7/ 8/ 10/ Linux OS. Specially designed for MacBook, Ultrabook, Laptop or desktop, PC without internal drive. NOTE: NOT compatible for Chromebook tablets ,ipad, Blu-ray Discs and surface,car, cellphone projector. The drive can read DVDs but cannot burn DVDs.
  • 【PLUG AND PLAY】- No driver and external power required, powered by the USB& USB C port. It’s easy to use as the shot-in design, no eject button. NOTE: For the desktops, this usb cd drive must be connected to usb port on motherboard.
  • 【ADDITIONAL USB C INTERFACE】: Extra USB C adapter is more convenient for using on your new version laptops. It provides fast data transfer speed and stable performance to record CD/ music/ videos/ install software or create CD/DVD backup disc.
  • 【UNIQUE INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY】- Embedded cable design, made with premium wire drawing material of shockproofing, low noise, anti-interference and high durability. works well in burning, writing and reading.
  • 【MULTIPURPOSE OPTICAL DRIVE】-Adopted intelligent burning technology, you can read/write/burn your disc or Interrupt recording at your ease. Pop-up button and disc tray design makes it convenient to read or write discs. NOTE: The drive can burn CDs, but not DVDs.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.63
Width 5.59
Length 5.43
Weight 0.75
Release Date 2018-10-17T00:00:01Z

6. ROOFULL External CD DVD +/-RW Drive USB 3.0 Type-C Portable CD DVD Optical Drive Player Reader Writer Burner Recorder for Mac MacBook Pro/ Air, iMac, Windows 11/10 Laptop Desktop PC

Features :

  • 【Easy to Use】Just plug it into the USB 3.0, USB 2.0, or USB Type-C port, this external CD/DVD player will be recognized by your computer automatically, then you can use a media player or burning software to read or write your CD and DVD disc.
  • 【Compatible with Multiple-OS】 Compatible with Mac OS, Windows 11/ 10/ 8.1/ 7/ XP, and Linux OS, so you can use it on Apple MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Mini, Windows 10/8/7/XP & Linux laptops and desktop PCs (NOTE: DO NOT support Chromebook, TV, iPad, Truck, and Car).
  • 【Two Kinds of Connectors】 This portable CD/DVD drive is equipped with USB 3.0 and USB-C two kinds of connectors, you can use it without an adapter required, no matter your computer is only equipped with USB-A or USB-C ports.
  • 【No Power Shortage Issues Anymore】Although most PCs can power this portable CD/DVD player by the single data cable, we still prepare an extra power supply cable in case that some ultra-thin notebooks (such as Surface Pro) can not supply sufficient power for this device.
  • 【Multiple Functions】You can use this external CD/DVD +/-RW drive to play movies DVDs, burn/rip mp3 CDs, copy photos, install software, install system, install games, backup data to CDs/DVDs, and more. (Please use appropriate media player, burning, or ripping software to complete it)
  • 【Reliable Performance】This premium USB CD/DVD drive is equipped with a 100% new loader, which has powerful error correction, low impedance, and anti-interference capabilities to ensure stable operation without stuttering and flickering, and won’t damage your discs.
  • 【CD/DVD Reader & Writer】This is a CD/DVD player, reader, writer, rewriter, recorder/burner, which supports multiple CD/DVD discs such as CD-ROM/ CD-R/ CD-RW/ DVD-ROM/ DVD-R/ DVD+R/ DVD-RW/ DVD+RW/ DVD+R DL/ DVD-R DL/ DVD RAM (CD max speed: 24X, DVD max speed: 8X)
  • 【Portable Optical Drive for Laptop】You can carry this slim & lightweight external optical drive together with your laptop if you need to use it during your business trip or travel (If you need a carrying case, you can search “B07V4J3WBW” on Amazon)
  • 【We stand by our product 100%!】Come from a professional supplier with 7 years of optical drive manufacturing experience, Free Lifetime Technical Support and 18-month warranty from ROOFULL. If your device does not work or becomes damaged for any reason, contact us immediately for a free replacement, no worries about missing the return windows! (Contact information available on the ROOFULL Seller Page.)

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.68897637725
Width 5.7874015689
Length 5.5905511754
Weight 0.661386786

7. LG Electronics 8X USB 2.0 Super Multi Ultra Slim Portable DVD Rewriter External Drive with M-DISC Support for PC and Mac, Black (GP60NB50)

Features :

  • Style evolution from slimmer to slimmest
  • Superior data protection with m-disc support
  • 8x DVD-R writing speed
  • TV connectivity
  • Nonstop playability
  • Drive Type External Ultra Slim Portable DVD Rewriter
  • Interface USB 2 0
  • Buffer Memory 0 75 MB
  • OPERATING SYSTEMS:Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X(10.7.5)
  • CD-RW 24X (write)
  • Drive Type: External Ultra Slim Portable DVD Rewriter
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Buffer Memory: 0.75 MB
  • Operating System: Windows 8 compatible
  • CD-RW: 24X (write)
  • CD-R/RW/ROM: 24X (read)

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 5.41
Width 0.55
Length 5.67
Weight 0.440924524
Release Date 2019-09-15T00:00:01Z

8. External CD DVD Drive USB C CD DVD Burner/Writer Slim Portable Slot in CD DVD Reader for MacBook Pro/Air/Mac/Laptop/Windows10 (Sliver)

Features :

  • ★【High Storage and High Speed USB C Drive】 The type C external drive offers 5 to 10 times more storage than others which means supporting data storage up to 128GB and supporting 8.5G 4.7G 700M CD DVD burning capabilities. With panasonic UJ-120 BD-ROM Combo Drive Inside, the speed is up to 8X (10.8MB/sec) in write DVDs, and reading speed is up to 24X(3.6MB/sec) on CD.
  • ★【Ultra Slim and Portable Drive】 0.7 inch thin and 11.95 ounces weight make it compact, not only maximizes desktop space but also fits for you when you need them on your business trips.
  • ★【Specially designed for Macbook】 Perfect for the new MacBook and MacBook Air/Pros using USB C . Every item we provide a USB Type c(Female) to USB(Male) converter, so once you want to use for the USB port Macbook Air/Pro or other Notebook, you can use smoothly with it.
  • ★【Widely Compatible】This external CD DVD drive is compatible with WindowsXP/2003/Wind8/Vista 7, Linux, Mac 10 OS system, NOT compatible with higher version than OS X Yosemite. Fit for Mac/Samsung/ASUS/HP/Dell/Sony/Acer and other Notebook and Laptop/PC without internal drive but with USB C or USB interfaces.
  • ★【Plug and Play, Easy to Use】 Slot-in loading, just plug and play, no driver program required. ※ High recommend to use professional software such as BurnAware Free and Power DVD to burn CD/DVD. [Software is NOT included.] ※ We aim to provide our customers with a satisfactory shopping experience. If you encounter any problems during the shopping, please do not hesitate to contact us. Simply reach us by Amazon message.
  • ★★ It can’t be used for ipad tablets,Not available on iOS. it can be used for laptops, desktops.★★

Additional Info :

Color Sliver

9. Hitachi LG GP96Y Multi OS External CD/DVD USB Type C Re-Writer (Fire, Android, Windows, Mac) – Burner, Writer, Recorder – Fire HD, Fire TV, Laptop, MacAir, Surface, Galaxy tab

Features :

  • Enhanced Compatibility: The Hitachi-LG portable DVDRW drive was designed to ensure perfect compatibility with multiple operating systems including Fire OS, Windows, Mac and Android interfaces, supporting most Android Smartphone, Fire HD Tablet, Fire TV, Set top box, TV box devices
  • User-Friendly App: This portable optical drive features a convenient and easy to use DiscLink Platinum app which automatically recognizes and displays album images, song titles and artist information through Gracenote. The app allows MP3 extraction from music CD, as well as backup data from your smartphone to an optical disc.
  • Automatic firmware update : Firmware update utility ensures that important security updates and new devices updates are automatically downloaded by automatic firmware update utility. You can maintain the latest firmware from Hitachi-LG Data Storage.
  • Fire TV DVD Player : Plug into your Fire TV and download DiscLink app from Amazon app store then you can play DVD movie from your Fire TV
  • What’s Included: This External DVDRW includes everything you need for a smooth and simple installation. Cyberlink Power2Go Tool CD and manual, USB type A and USB type C. The ideal choice for backing up your precious memories or enjoying your favorite music and movies!
  • Plug and Play : The external cd/dvd drive is a plug and play disc burning and disk playing solution that you can use with a USB cable. It is very light weight design with a height of only 0.55 inches.

Additional Info :

Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 0.55
Width 5.39
Length 5.67

10. LG Electronics Ultra Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer Optical Drive – BP60NB10

Features :

  • Connects VIA USB 2.0
  • Reduces Noise from Disc Spin During Movie Playback
  • Smooths Out Playback of Damaged Blu-ray or DVD Discs
  • DVD-RAM), and CD Family Read/Write Compatible

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 5.7
Length 6.1
Weight 0.6
Release Date 2018-11-15T00:00:01Z

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select dvd writer for mac

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 dvd writer for mac, 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 dvd writer for mac for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their dvd writer for mac!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to dvd writer for mac. 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 dvd writer for mac, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for mac the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the dvd writer for mac for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for mac

Before even thinking about all the different dvd writer for mac 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 dvd writer for macs will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these dvd writer for mac will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer dvd writer for mac every few months. This is because they know that people want the better dvd writer for mac. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good dvd writer for mac 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.