Tag Archives: Code-Free

Region Free / Code Free DVD Player

Feb 22nd, 2012by Boren 3,421 views |Comments Off

DVD has a digital flag that conveys hard-coded DVD player where is the DVD from. When a DVD disc is loaded, the software in the DVD player will compare the region code on the disc with the one set in the DVD player. If the region code does not match each other, the DVD disc can’t be read and played. A region 1 DVD can’t be played in a region 2 DVD player so as vice versa. This is the way to make it possible that studios release the same movie in different countries at different time. They can fix different prices between for movie tickets and DVDs, thus adding potential revenue to the studios. Read More »

What is a code free DVD player?

Dec 22nd, 2011by Boren 2,784 views |Comments Off

We all know that DVDs and DVD players are region locked and divided by geographical regions. A “DVD Region Lock” is technology on DVD players that prevents those who live in one region from successfully viewing a DVD movie that was produced and distributed for a different region. Example, if your friend purchase a DVD movie in US (region 1) and send it to you who live in Australia (region 4); the DVD will not be playable on your DVD player. How could you manage to play this DVD movie? Is there any DVD player that can play it? The answer is yes. You could find a code free DVD player. Read More »