Tag Archives: Code-Free DVD Player

Region Free / Code Free DVD Player

Feb 22nd, 2012by Boren 3,518 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 2,890 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 »

What Is Region Coding? and What Is A Code-Free DVD Player?

Jul 29th, 2011by dvdxplayer 2,314 views |1 Comments

Region coding is a controversial system enforced by the MPAA (Motion Picture Association Of America) that controls the distribution of DVDs in World Markets based on feature film release dates and other factors.

The World is divided into several DVD regions. DVD players can only play DVDs that are coded for a specific region. In other words, you cannot buy a DVD in Japan (which is in DVD Region 2) and play it on a DVD player in the U.S., which is in DVD Region 1. Read More »