Gotta Love it when Mac fanboys insult people as a digital means of peen measurement. Trust me, there no correlation between Mac knowledge and peen size. I have late iMac with OS. I have been buying only Apple products since before Over the years their business model continues to try and squeeze every last cent from their consumers. For example the cost of the external burner is outrageous.
Third party external burner drives have mysterious compatibility issues with El Capitan.
It might be as you said about third party burners and the OS though, for instance if I leave a disc idle in the drive for too long, an hour maybe , the disc is still visible on the desktop but becomes unusable forcing a power FULL down and power up — not a reboot. Anyway, there is a post on MacRumors that has a way to get the old Disk Utility working on I still use recordable optical media for small, semi-permanent backups that are stored offsite.
And I still rip CDs from my own collection, which numbers in the thousands and is therefore an ongoing project. I also will rip audio CDs that friends own to various formats for them, using apps other than iTunes where we can be really specific about the format, bit rates, etc. Hello, XLD! For one thing, many times the versions of DVD movies and CDs are different or better in their original optical media forms. This is absolutely not the case unless one is holed up in a very specific place—and probably in a large metropolitan area—to boot.
Just beware that your optical media has a finite shelf life — directly dependent on the environment its kept in.
Note this is not necessary in older versions of Mac OS X, which allowed burning ISO files from Disk Utility. This is exclusively for macOS High. However, with the latest release of OS X, El Capitan, Apple has removed the burning functionality from Disk Utility. You can still burn ISO.
Albeit these span decades, it would be a shame to lose a DVD full of data needed for something important or a keep sake down the road. DVD or CDs are a really cheap semi-permanent way to give files away. No uploading or downloading for clients. Name required.
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Free download Leawo. Download Download. Launch Disk Utility. Select ISO image file from the left panel and then click the "Burn" icon to start burning disc image to disc on Mac. Hot Topic.
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Include other useful ISO tools such as edit, extract and create. Step 4 : Now run the following command hit Enter after typing : hdiutil burn filename. Did you run into trouble? You can create a disk image that includes the data and free space on a physical disk or connected device, such as a USB device. Burn Image to DVD.