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DVD Region Code Solutions

Jan 22nd, 2012by Boren 3,151 views |Comments Off

Changing the region codes
Normally speaking, the moment Hollywood and the DVD producers made a decision to divide and conquer the planet with their regional codes; other people were considering methods to bypass them. And quickly there were “fixes” for both DVD players and computer DVD-ROM drives. Newer PC DVD drives usually allow the effortless changing of regional codes, but you possess a restriction of five times. Some suppliers also started to market “code-free” DVD players that could perform DVDs from any of the six regions. A few of these code-free players are able to play the video on either a PAL (Germany, most of Europe) or NTSC (US, Canada) monitor. Read More »

Is It Legal to Bypass The Region Codes?

Jan 18th, 2012by Boren 3,731 views |Comments Off

As long as DVD regional coding – also recognized as “zone locking” – exists merely for marketing purposes, and has particularly nothing to do with copyright or copy protection, so bypassing region codes can’t be regarded as illegal. Most people compare “hacking the codes” with reading a German book in Australia, Britain, the US or additional English-speaking country. If you ever legally got either the book or the DVD, it shouldn’t dispute where you read it or watch it. Read More »

Make your DVD player into a zone free DVD player in a wink

Dec 26th, 2011by Boren 2,654 views |Comments Off

Some people would like to play DVD in different regions and different video standards. However, most DVD players can’t play DVD from different region or different video standard. Suppose you are in US, US is a NTSC region area, so as Canada, both of them are in region 1. If you import DVD from Europe, it’ll likely be PAL which would likely be incompatible with your US player. I think most of know that DVDs and DVD players are coded in a region. This has been described in our blog before: DVD Region Codes – All That You Need to Know.

In most cases, region codes can be removed from your DVD player by a simple remote control code that unlocks you DVD player. If a DVD player is unlocked, it will become a zone free DVD player. Read More »

Region Free DVD Player Buying Guide

Dec 25th, 2011by Boren 2,839 views |Comments Off

Many people get confused when buy a DVD player. Hope this region free DVD player buying guide will help you. To buy a DVD player, there are three elements: region code, video standard, and voltage.

DVD region codes are a digital-rights management technique designed to allow film distributors to control aspects of a release, including content, release date, and price, according to the region. DVD video discs may be encoded with a region code restricting the area of the world in which they can be played. DVD players and DVD discs are divided into 6 regions. Read More »

What is a Region free Blu-ray DVD player and how to play all region DVDs

Dec 14th, 2011by Boren 5,829 views |Comments Off

A region free Blu-ray DVD player can play both Blu-ray and standard DVD discs from any region or zone in the world. A region free Blu-ray DVD player is offer referred to a code free, zone free Blu-ray DVD player, or multi-region Blu-ray DVD player. So if you get a region free Blu-ray DVD player, you can play DVD movies from anywhere in the world. Read More »

CSS-decrypting Software to Decrypt DVDs in The Background

Nov 15th, 2011by Boren 2,746 views |Comments Off

The CSS (Content Scrambling System) is the encryption method in the production of commercial DVDs to avoid DVD-data is copied. The only purpose of CSS is to protect the intellectual property rights by preventing the piracy of DVDs.

The CSS decryption, called DeCSS (De-Content Scrambling System) is an algorithm that can be used to decrypt a DVD which sale on the market, make it unlocked and then copied. Read More »

What is PAL and NTSC?

May 13th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,792 views |Comments Off

NTSC: National Television System Committee standard is an Electronics Industry Association, it is a Committee of the United States, Canada, Japan and parts of Central America and South America, making the commercial television broadcasting standard. Read More »