Tag Archives: Code-Free DVD players

What is a code free DVD player?

Dec 22nd, 2011by Boren 2,783 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 »

Region Coding and Code-Free DVD Player

May 29th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,508 views |Comments Off

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. Read More »

How to troubleshoot Windows XP-based computer can not read CD or DVD problems? – 5

Apr 01st, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,504 views |Comments Off

Method 9: DVD problem solving (region free DVD player software)
Step 1: Unplug all cables connected
a. Unplug the computer video output connection to to all cables.
b. Try to read the disc again.
c. If you still experience problems with the disc, go to step 2. Read More »

A comparison between DVD X Player and DVD Ghost

Mar 23rd, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,019 views |Comments Off

Generally speaking, both DVD Ghost and DVD X Player can break DVD copyright; and they all can help you in DVD copying. But DVD X Player have a lot more function than DVD Ghost does, like DVD play, record ect. Read More »

Is DVD-Video a worldwide standard? Does it work with NTSC, PAL, and SECAM?

Jan 07th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,833 views |Comments Off

Video on a DVD is stored in digital format, but it’s formatted for one of two mutually incompatible television systems: 525/60 (NTSC) or 625/50 (PAL/SECAM). Therefore, there are two kinds of DVDs: “NTSC DVDs” and “PAL DVDs.” Some players only play NTSC discs, others play PAL and NTSC discs. Read More »

Content Protection for Recordable Media (CPRM)

Jan 05th, 2010by dvdxplayer 4,491 views |1 Comments

CPRM is a mechanism that ties a recording to the media on which it is recorded. It is supported by some DVD recorders, but not by many DVD player softwares. Each blank recordable DVD has a unique 64-bit media ID etched in the BCA. When protected content is recorded onto the disc Read More »

What is the CSS on DVD?

Nov 30th, 2009by dvdxplayer 3,697 views |4 Comments

Content Scramble System (CSS)
Because of the potential for perfect digital copies, paranoid movie studios forced a deeper copy protection requirement into the DVD standard. Content Scramble System (CSS) is a data encryption and authentication scheme intended to prevent copying video files directly from DVD-Video discs. CSS was developed primarily by Matsushita and Toshiba. Read More »

What are “regional codes,” “country codes,” or “zone locks”?

Nov 28th, 2009by dvdxplayer 3,637 views |Comments Off

Motion picture studios want to control the home release of movies in different countries because theater releases aren’t simultaneous (a movie may come out on video in the U.S. when it’s just hitting screens in Europe). Also, studios sell distribution rights to different foreign distributors and would like to guarantee an exclusive market. Therefore they required that the DVD standard include codes to prevent playback of certain discs in certain geographical regions. Read More »