Tag Archives: zone free

Is It Legal to Bypass The Region Codes?

Jan 18th, 2012by Boren 3,718 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 2,649 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 »