Eject CDs and DVDs
You can usually eject a CD or DVD from the desktop or from a Finder window.
Eject a CD or DVD
Do any of the following:
Eject from the desktop: Select the disc you want to eject, then choose File > Eject [disc].
Eject from an optical drive: Press the Eject key .
If you can’t eject a CD or DVD
Try any of the following:
If an app is using the CD or DVD: Quit the app, then try to eject the disc again.
If you can’t quit the app that’s using the CD or DVD: Close the file that is on the disc you want to eject, then try to eject it again.
If another user is using the CD or DVD: Log out the users who are using the disc, then try to eject it again.
If you can’t log out a user: Log in as that user, then try to eject the disc again.
If you can restart you computer to eject the disk: Choose Apple menu > Restart, then click Restart while holding down the mouse or trackpad button until the disc is ejected. You can also hold down the Option key while restarting the computer and when you see your CD or DVD appear on the screen, select it, then press the Eject key.