“Apple has decreed death to 32-bit apps on Macs, but DVD Player is now the only remaining 32-bit application included within macOS High Sierra’s already 64-bit default software stack,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “It means an essential software component used by thousands of Mac users to watch video on their machines has no future.” “I guess it’s easy to argue that with so much media content streamed or purchased online these days, there’s less need for an optical drive than there once was,” Evans writes. “These days, the only way to get hold of a DVD reading/writing optical drive is to invest in a $79 Apple SuperDrive — and if you use a modern MacBook Pro equipped with Thunderbolt 3, then you need to get a USB-C to USB Adapter to connect the device to your Mac.” “This lack of compatibility at the high end of the Apple-verse is surely a clear message that the future of the Apple accessory doesn’t look bright,” Evans writes. “This fate isn’t entirely unexpected. Solaranalyzer pro ixk for mac. Western into download for mac. Apple’s been phasing out optical drives in its Macs since it introduced the MacBook Air in 2008.” Read more in the full article.
MacDailyNews Take: Time marches on. Death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life’s change agent. Download degoo for mac. It clears out the old to make way for the new. — Steve Jobs SEE ALSO: – October 17, 2017 – March 13, 2017 – December 27, 2016. I have a ton of archives on optical disks that i access once in a while. What should i do.
VLC is a very popular free video player for Mac. It has been downloaded more than 1.1 billion times and you can add 134 million if you want to include OS X and other systems. COUPON - Lack of Manpower May Kill VLC For Mac - Slashdot Dec 16, 2009 - Sad to see VLC struggling, but there's always Mplayer OSX Extended [mplayerosx.sttz.ch] for the mac. Get the extra codec pack and it can play.
Rip them to a hard drive?? Apple is becoming way to minimilistic at the cost of convenience and ergonomics ( these are work tool after all ) Their clutter free philosophy only looks/sounds good in a vacuum. Its not a ‘clutter free’ philosophy. Its a ‘clutter scatter’ philosophy. A real Apple work station/desk, now, is cluttered with dongles and external drives hubs and wires instead. About 2 years ago I bought my wife an external Blu-ray player for her 2013 MacBook Pro. We found third party software for watching Blu-ray movies.