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The OWC Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader from OWC/Other World Computing lets you play media stored on a Blu-ray, DVD, or CD and create DVD home movies and photo CDs on your Windows or Mac system. This portable external optical drive features a USB 2.0 interface and supports bus-powered and plug-and-play technologies. Record your memories with writing speeds up to 24x. With optional dual-layer DVDs, you can back up 8.5GB of data. Beyond storing data, this optical drive is compatible with M-DISCs, which offer superior data reliability.
Reads Blu-ray Discs
Although commercial Blu-ray movie playback is not supported in OS X, Blu-ray discs do mount on the desktop and can be backed up to the computer or played via third party software.
Total Backup & Archive Solution
This optical solution includes all the software you need to archive your data on either a Mac or a PC. The Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 software allows you to back up, restore, and synchronize your valuable data with minimal effort. Additionally, with NovaStor NovaBACKUP software, you can backup your data easily.
Bundled with the OWC Disc Labeling Software Suite
The included software will give your discs a professional look by using adhesive disc labels and your printer.
Compared to other recordable DVDs, M-DISC offers better reliability in data storage that provides the permanent optical data storage solution. Once written, the M-DISC can be read or played on any quality DVD drive that supports the common DVD+R/RW format. M-DISC media is available separately.
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader
Double Shielded Y-type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 Cable
Backup and Utility Software
OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle
Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Internal slim Blu-ray reader & DVD/CD writer
BD-ROM, BD-ROM DL, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, DVD-ROM, DVD-ROM DL, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM (Ver.2), CD-DA, CD-ROM (Mode 1 and mode 2), CD-ROM XA (Mode 2, form 1 and form 2), Photo CD (Single and multiple sessions), CD Extra, CD-R, CD-RW and CD-TEXT
50 GB: Blu-ray double layer
25 GB: Blu-ray
8.5 GB: DVD double layer
4.6 GB: DVD
700 MB: 79 minute CD
650 MB: 74 minute CD
550 MB: 63 minute CD