Eject CDs and DVDs from your Mac
You can usually eject a CD or DVD from the desktop or from a Finder window.
Eject a CD or DVD
To eject a disc from your Mac, do any of the following:
Eject a disc from the desktop: Select the disc you want to eject, then choose File > Eject [disc].
Eject a disc 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 your computer to eject the disk: Choose Apple menu > Restart, then click Restart while pressing and holding the mouse or trackpad button until the disc is ejected. You can also hold the Option key while restarting your Mac. When you see your CD or DVD appear on the screen, select it, then press the Eject key.