You can use the Apple Disk Utility to create CD/DVD disk images.


  1. Start the Mac Disk Utility by going to Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility on your Mac.
  2. Insert the CD/DVD for which you need an image.
  3. In the Disk Utility window, select the CD/DVD disk and click New Image.
  4. In the Image Format pop-down menu, select DVD/CD Master
  5. In the Encryption pop-down menu, select None.
  6. Save the CD/DVD image to the chosen location.

What to do next

To attach the images to a virtual machine, see Connect and Set Up a CD/DVD Drive.