Will this work on the new 13" Mac Book Pro? The text specifies a "Mac Book Pro with Retina Display". The new 13" MacBook Pro does not have Retina.

  • Asked by Karl S
  • Jun 12, 2012
Apple USB SuperDrive

Apple USB SuperDrive

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12 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    Like the previous USB SuperDrive this one is only designed to work with computers that do not have one built in. It only works with Mac mini, Macbook Air and Macbook Pro with Retina.

    • Answered by Steve B
    • Jun 13, 2012
  • The Apple USB SuperDrive only works with Macs that do not have built in SuperDrives. Of the MacBook Pro line the Retina display [15"(which is the only size right now for the MacBook Pro Retina display model)] is the only one that works with the SuperDrive because it does not have a built in SuperDrive.

    • Answered by Mark G from Mobile
    • Jun 20, 2012
  • The "new" Apple USB SuperDrive will only support the current
    Mac Mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

    To put it another way this USB SuperDrive will only work with
    Macs without built-in optical drive and
    Macs not being able to optional built in an optical drive.

    • Answered by Kang-ling W
    • Jun 13, 2012
  • No, it only works with devices that do not have built in SuperDrives.

    • Answered by Tyler W from Springville
    • Jun 13, 2012
  • The 13 inch MacBook Pro already does have a built in disk drive so it is pointless. Also the 13 inch MacBook Pro does not have retina display. Only 2 models of any mac have retina display. If you want retina display buy a macbook pro with retina display or an iPod touch,iPad,and iPhone have that.

    • Answered by Julie H from Atlanta
    • Sep 16, 2012
  • This Apple USB SuperDrive connects to your MacBook Pro with Retina display, MacBook Air or Mac mini. Any Macs other than those listed under the system requirements and in the product description would not be supported.

    • Answered by Wayzero M
    • Jun 14, 2012
  • Unfortunately, it's not compatiable with the new 13" MacBook Pro. This only works with MacBook Pro with the retina display, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini.

    • Answered by Kionna B from Fort Jackson
    • Jun 13, 2012
  • The MacBook Pro models without the Retina Display all have a built-in SuperDrive, so you don't need this.

    • Answered by Timothy M from Hillsboro
    • Jul 3, 2012
  • The 13" macbook pro doesn't need this, as it has a built in drive. The retina screen equipped mac book pro on the other hand does not, hence why they state that it is compatible with this model. Hope this helps.

    • Answered by Lee F
    • Jun 14, 2012
  • There really isn't a need for the superdrive because the MacBook Pro 13" already has a CD drive, The reason the MacBook Pro with Retina would need it is because the disc drive has been removed from the device in order to make it thinner and allow more space for the batteries.

    • Answered by Tanner C from The Colony
    • Jun 13, 2012
  • I doubt it would, with the specifications. But the 13" has an optical drive, and that's what this is supposed to replicate.

    • Answered by Shelby M from Carrollton
    • Jun 14, 2012
  • The new 13" MacBook Pro has a built in SuperDrive meaning this product is not required. If it would work or not I do not know.

    • Answered by William M
    • Jun 13, 2012