If you regularly use a Mac with an Apple SuperDrive or other DVD player, you wonder where the DVD player app ran into MacOS Mojave, and maybe you've got to it the conclusion that it is missing since it is no longer visible in the / Programs or Launchpad folder. However, it is missing, it turns out that the DVD Player app has just been moved to sit with some other buried system tools.
We show you how to quickly launch DVD player in MacOS Mojave, showing you where the DVD player the app is located now.
Open the DVD Player in MacOS Mojave the Easy Way: Spotlight
The easiest way to open DVD player in MacOS Mojave 1
- Hit Command + Space to retrieve Spotlight (or click on it small Spotlight icon in the top right corner of the screen) and search for "DVD player," and then press Return / Enter to start it.
The DVD player starts and you are ready to use it to watch and play DVD video from a disc as usual.
You can also hold the COMMAND key while pressing Return / Enter to access the containing directory directly from Spotlight, but we will discuss the new location of the DVD Player app next . 19659011] DVD Player App Location in MacOS Mojave
The DVD player app has been moved from the root / Applications folder to a buried system folder, it's new location in MacOS Mojave 10.14 and further on the following location:
/ System / Library / CoreServices / Applications /
You can use the very useful Go to Folder keyboard shortcut to access this folder quickly from Finder where you find the DVD player app next to Other useful tools that are hidden in Mac OS, including Network Tools, File Tools, System Profile, Screen Sharing, and Wireless Diagnostics.
The DVD player app will be located on this site even though there are no Macs that do not support SuperDrive (although you remember that you can do the SuperDrive work on Mac Supported Devices If You Need).
If you feel so inclined, you can always make a copy or an alias of the DVD player app and put it into your regular / Applications folder, but if necessary, it probably depends on how often you uses the DVD player app on the Mac.
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