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The best DVD Player on PC – Region Free

Aug 25th, 2010by dvdxplayer 5,006 views |3 Comments

Cannot play DVDs with region protection? DVD X Player comes to help you!

DVD X Player is a best DVD player to play DVDs with any region protection freely on PC. With DVD X Player, you can:

• Play DVD/VCD/CD/DivX / XviD / MPEG-4 / QuickTime / Real/ MacroMedia Flash. Read More »

How to make my DVD-ROM / DVD Writer and Software DVD Player Region Free?

Jun 22nd, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,893 views |1 Comments

How do I make my DVD drive region free (remove region codes/country codes/zone locks)?
Use DVD Ghost to make your region locked DVD drive and your software player region free. You can also “patch” your DVD drives firmware, you find patched DVD drives firmwareshere (freeware but it may be a bit tricky and “dangerous”). Read More »

Converting VCD to DVD

Jun 18th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,128 views |2 Comments

Because VCD files use an MPEG-1 format very similar to the MPEG-1 allowed by DVD, most times it’s a simple matter of extracting the MPEG-1 files and using them in a DVD authoring program.

However, please note this simple method requires cooperation with your DVD player as the sequence headers and GOP lengths of VCD are not as controlled as the ones in the DVD specification. Read More »

Macrovision Killers

Jun 11th, 2010by dvdxplayer 4,141 views |Comments Off

For those VHS movies that are not currently on DVD or may not be anytime soon, you can try using a Macrovision Killer, which is a box that is placed between a VCR and DVD recorder (or VCR and VCR).

However, in the case of DVD Recorder/VCR combo, you need to check if the VCR section has its own set of outputs and if the DVD recorder section has its own set of inputs and that if the VCR can play at the same time the DVD recorder is recording, independent of the internal VHS-to-DVD dubbing function. Read More »

What is HD-compatible DVD player?

Jun 02nd, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,760 views |1 Comments

An HD-compatible DVD player is a unit that is equipped with either a DVI (Digital Visual Interface) or HDMI (High Definition Multi-media Interface) connection. This connection can transfer the video signal from the DVD player to an HDTV that has the same type of video connections in pure digital form. In addition, this type of DVD player also has an what is referred to as “upscaling capability”. Read More »

Region Coding and Code-Free DVD Player

May 29th, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,022 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 »

What is Regional Coding (area code)?

May 04th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,779 views |4 Comments

DVD alliance divided the world into 1-6 areas according to geographic region, and every DVD player and DVD will be locked in one area, DVD can only play in one area (the area by selling products corresponding to the region code locked ). For example: Taiwan belongs to zone 3, so the DVD you bought in the U.S. (part 1 area) will not be able to play in your Read More »

How to remove region code/protection with DVD X Player?

Apr 05th, 2010by dvdxplayer 4,230 views |1 Comments

Ask: What procedure do I have to go in order to watch a region coded DVD disc with DVD X Player?
Answer: You don’t have to do anything special to watch a region coded DVD, because it can remove the region code automaticly. What you need to do is just insert the DVD and run DVD X Player and watch it! That’s it.

How DVD Region Codes Hurt The Consumer?

Mar 20th, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,038 views |1 Comments

1, The NTSC/PAL Factor

There is additional hitch in this madness. Since the world is also divided into the NTSC and PAL video systems, the consumer may need a multi-system TV to access DVDs pressed in one of these systems. Although this is difficult in the U.S. market, where all video is based on the NTSC system, most consumers in Europe and some other parts of the world do own Televisions that can view DVDs pressed in either NTSC or PAL. Read More »

DVD Region Codes – All That You Need To Know

Mar 19th, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,262 views |1 Comments

Hardly did anything else changed the at-home video entertain world quite as DVD did. With outstanding video and audio performance DVD has spurred growth in home theater in recent years. The bad news is, along with DVD’s worldwide success, comes its dirty little secret: region coding, which also named as “region lock”. Read More »