Updated on January 9, 2024


Method 1: Using an External USB Drive

  1. Get an External USB Drive: If you don’t have an external CD/DVD drive, purchase one that is compatible with your Mac.
  2. Connect the External Drive: Plug the external drive into your Mac’s USB port.
  3. Insert the Language Pack CD: If you have a physical CD, insert it into the external drive.
  4. Mount the CD: Open Finder, locate the external drive, and double-click on it to mount the CD.
  5. Install Rosetta Stone: Follow the on-screen instructions to install the Rosetta Stone language pack.

Method 2: Mounting the ISO File Directly

  1. Download and Install a Virtual CD/DVD Utility: You can use a third-party tool like “Mounty” or “Virtual CD-RW” to create a virtual CD/DVD drive. Install the tool following the provided instructions.
  2. Mount the ISO File: Open the virtual CD/DVD utility and use it to mount the Rosetta Stone language pack ISO file. This will create a virtual CD/DVD drive on your Mac.
  3. Install Rosetta Stone: Open Finder, locate the virtual CD/DVD drive, and double-click on it to access the contents of the ISO file. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Rosetta Stone.
  4. Eject the Virtual Drive: After installation, eject the virtual drive using the utility you installed.

These steps should help you install a Rosetta Stone language pack without a CD drive on your Mac. Keep in mind that the exact steps may vary depending on the version of Rosetta Stone and your specific Mac model. Always follow the instructions provided with the software for the most accurate guidance.


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