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I discovered today that my new iMac is able to read DVD RAM discs that I have from my Windows PC. This is a very useful feature for me. Perhaps it is already well known in Mac circles.
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Unlike windows, the Mac will happy play with other computers. Cds - DVDs, memory sticks and hard disks formatted for PC can be read on a Mac since - well - as long as I remember (since OS7)

Welcome to the compatible and easy world of Macs ;-)
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Unlike windows, the Mac will happy play with other computers. Cds - DVDs, memory sticks and hard disks formatted for PC can be read on a Mac since - well - as long as I remember (since OS7)

Welcome to the compatible and easy world of Macs ;-)
But to write to certain media, you need to find and install other programs. NTFS?

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The problem with DVD RAM is the Optical Drive in the computer has to be compatible with them. Not all drives are.
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