Watching Movies with DVD Player
The DVD Player application includes snazzy little on-screen controllers, as shown in Figure 13-1. They enable you to watch your movies on your Mac in pretty much the same way you’d watch them on your TV with your DVD player.
Figure 13-1: DVD Player’s on-screen controller gadgets.
Follow these steps to watch a DVD:
1. Insert a video DVD into your Mac.
This step automatically launches the DVD Player application; if it doesn’t, you can double-click the DVD Player icon in the Applications folder or single-click it in Launchpad to start it.
If you don’t see the little controller gadgets, you can choose Window⇒Show Controller (shortcut: +Option+C) to display the gray remote control–like gadget shown at the top of Figure 13-1, or you can move your cursor to the very bottom of the screen to see the transparent overlay controls shown at the bottom of Figure 13-1.
The transparent overlay works only in Full Screen mode.
2. Use the controls to ...