DVD format is the most common ways to preserve videos and movies since it is easy and safe to record wonderful memories. However, some people are asking questions like that why my Mac won’t play DVDs? If that does ever happened to you, read on to learn more.

Part 1. Possible reasons why DVD won’t play on Mac in the default player or others

Reason 1: It could be the new DVD that you bought

Sometimes, you can not play the DVD that you just brought on Mac in the default player or other. You’ve whiny about it. Does it ever occurred to you that this maybe the DVD you just bought is defective? Have you tried to play another DVD? It is highly recommended to check that before you try another way.

Reason 2: It could be the DVD you burned/created with Leawo DVD Creator

Nowadays, a lot of users use Leowo DVD Creator to convert video into DVD.If you are the one who used Mac Leowo DVD creator to burn videos into DVD, the you can use Leowo Blu-ray Player on Mac to play DVD on Mac, which is presented below.

Part 2. How to play DVDs on a Mac using Leawo Blu-ray Player for Mac

Leawo Blu-ray Player is the best DVD player on the market. This is the state-of-the-art Blu-ray player software that contains everything you need. With advanced technologies, you can enjoy HD movies on Mac, play HD movies on Mac without quality loss for wonderful visual effect. Check below to learn the details of using this great program to play DVD on Mac.


Step 1: Install Leawo Blu-ray Player for Mac

Download Leowo-ray Player for Mac on your computer. Then launch it. You could see the interface shown below. Be noted that this app is 100% free. No matter for installation or use.

Step 2: Choose DVD files for playback

Tap “Open File” button to browse DVD files for playback. If it is the New DVD you just brought, you cloud inset it into DVD drive. This software will automatically detect the drive and demonstrate your dis on the main interface so you can select the needed DVD.

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Step 3: Set for subtitles (Selectable)

Tap subtitle selecting button on the top-left corner of the screen. There are several options for you to set. Such as Enable or Disable subtitles, Subtitle offset, Subtitle selecting, Browse for subtitle.

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Step 4: Video setting(Selectable)

Click the video setting button on the top-left corner. After enter the video settings panel, you can adjust videos for better visual enjoyment. You can set for crop black bars, view mode, zoom amount, vertical shift, pixel ratio.

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Step 5: Audio settings (Selectable)

Click the audio setting button on the top-left of the screen. Then you can set volume, audio offset, audio stream, audio output, or set as default for all videos.

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Part 3. Other 3 Mac DVD Players on the Market

Here below introduces other 3 Mac DVD Players for you to compare.

1. 5Kplayer

This software is a region-free DVD player that works great on Mac. Just you should know, it also can play DVD on Windows. In addition, it also supports DVD disc, ISo images and Video-TS files.

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2. MPlayerOSX

This software can help you to solve the problem that Macbook won’t play DVD. With intuitive GUI, this binary distribution of Player can help you to play DVD on Mac super easily. 3ivx, DivX 3,4,5 and other several codes are both supported on windows and full screen mode.

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3. VLC Media Player

Actually, this program is designed for both Windows and Mac. But it still work very to play DVD on Mac. Even it is easy to use, and flexible and light weight, this software still have disadvantages like basic interface.

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Part 4: Conclusion

From the above content, it is not hard to find out that Leawo Blu-ray Player for Mac could be a great helper to if you need to know how to play DVD on Mac. For your information, except for play DVD on Mac, this program can also assist you to play Blu-ray disc, ISO files. What’s more, it still supports for Windows version.