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Can you play 3D Blu rays on a Mac?


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Hi,

Ive just bought a 3D external drive for my mac and just wondering if the mac has the ability to play 3D? Does anyone know of any software? Any help would be awesome!
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Installing Windows along with either PowerDVD or TotalMedia Theater would do the trick.

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So ive installed powerdvd and total media theatre and cant get either to work? powerdvd 12 says it cant run on a virtual machine and totalmedia only acknowledges a drive D: and cant see by blu ray drive which is Y:. i go to my computer and the drive is visible? cant understand why both arent working?
Anyone any ideas? cos I'm confused!!!
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Did you use BootCamp to install Windows?

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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parallels 8 :-)
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I've not tried either one of those in a virtual machine.

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Doesn't your display need to be 3D capable? I don't believe any of the Macs have 3D support - unless of course, you're using an external, 3rd party display...

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