Can you play region free dvds on region 2 DVD players?
Hello, dear if u can make sure the DVD is region free, it can be played in any DVD players.
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DVDs have 6 region codes for different regions in the world which are used as a commercial protection. You may only watch the dvds in your specifically region easily. A region free player means you can also watch the dvds originally released in other regions. Some players are region free but it it s…ometimes possible to modify a player to make it region free (MORE)
Hi, Search the internet. Use Google and type in: "region+free+DVD+player" and see what comes up. They make 'em and I've seen several on the web. You just need to spend some time searching, that's all. Hope this helps, Cubby Try this: Go to: www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks Type in your model numb…er and if they have a hack, you can program your remote to change DVD Region. N America is region 1. (MORE)
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Multi-region DVD Players allow any DVD to be played on itregardless of the region number assigned to the DVD. Region Codingis displayed on the back of a DVD package as a globe logo with thenumber stamped in the center.
Yes, the Sony PlayStation 2 will play region 6 DVDs. The SonyPlayStation 3 will also play DVDs from any region.
you can try to use the DVD X Player, it is the best DVD player on PC, it is able to reset any DVDs by unlock all DVD region code such as Region 1, Region 2, Region 3 and etc. DVD X Player is able to plays all regions' DVD on all DVD drives (except for the Matshita DVD-RAM series, Sony VAIO serials a…nd Toshiba Satellite series) even you have changed the region code 5 times. have a try and hope it can help you. (MORE)
Japanese DVD's are in region 2 already (Japn and most of Europe are region 2) you can buy them of www.cdjapan.co.jp - they are in Japanese and have no English subs. CDjapan.co.jp also has some of the TMM music too.
The region 2 release of How I Met Your Mother season 2 is going to be on the 8th february 2010 go on HMV website and you can pre order it http://hmv.com/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?ctx=280;0;-1;-1;-1&sku=299061 I think we should all thank E4 for buying the rights to air How I Met Your Mother bec…ause without them i don't think it would have been given a release date. I can't wait. (MORE)
Yes. However, make sure you have HDTV to overcome the NTSC / PAL conversion problem.
Sounds to me like your trying to play a foreign DVD from another country. When you purchase a DVD player from the store the box will most of the time list its region code on the box. For example I think the U.S. uses region code 1. If you really want to play that DVD best bet is to buy a DVD player …online from the country origin of the disc. (MORE)
South Park season 9 on DVD in region 2 will be released on December 20,2008.
Hello,dear, DVD region2 means that the DVDS that from the following regions include: DVD REGION 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland
DVD Region 2: Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland
The fact is that region free dvd/blu ray can be played both on pal and ntsc
,dear, maybe there is no possible way to make the DVD player region free. but u can refer to maybe Amazon to search a multi-region DVD player~~ A2 You need to find the correct 'Hack' for your model. Google 'DVD Hacks', there are many sites out there that will provide the details. It general…ly consists of pressing a secret sequence of buttons on the remote. Like holding the mute button down and simultaneously pressing 6758, they are all different. It then enters a special mode where you can change the DVD region or make it region free. In my experience the major brands like Sony, Sharp, JVC, Panasonic etc are harder to change, I guess the major players do not want copyright issues. The cheaper, unbranded, or never heard of, are better. (MORE)
It varies based on the brand and model of your DVD Player. Type your players brand and model number into google along with 'hack code' and you should be able to find codes to change the region code on your player.
There is no official release date for Reaper 1 & 2 On Region 2 UK PAL however UK sites like Amazon.co.uk and HMV.co.uk have the option of signing up to be notified "when this item becomes available" which kinda suggests that it may be on it's way...just don't hold your breath; it has been like this …for 2 years! (MORE)
The region code signifies the geographical places from which the dvd's that are bought can be played/ decoded in a given player.\nRegion 2 signifies regions-\n. \nWestern Europe, incl. United Kingdom, and Central Europe; Western Asia; including Iran, Israel and Turkey, Egypt; Japan, South Africa, S…waziland, Lesotho; French overseas territories\n. \nin total there are 9 regions for players to be compatible with ie. 0 to 8. (MORE)
Hello, dear, the region free DVD can be played on any DVD player including the us DVD player~~
Magnavox in a North American brand of DVD player and they are programmed to play region 1 discs. It is unlikely that any Magnavox will play a region 2 disc (the European region code)..
Region Code (RC) is a DRM technique developed to allow movie studios to control DVD/Blu-ray releases according to the region, including content, release date, and price. RC is encoded in the DVD/Blu-ray video disc to restrict the area in which it can be played. DVD Region Code There are six …different official region codes and 2 informal variations for DVDs as follows: . RC . REGION . 1 . United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories. 2 . Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland. 3 . Southeast Asia, South Korea, Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Macau. 4 . Mexico, Central America, South America, Oceania. 5 . India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa (except Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho), Central and South Asia, Mongolia, North Korea. 6 . People's Republic of China. 7 . Reserved for future use. 8 . Special international venues (aircraft, cruise ships, etc.). (MORE)
Europe is region 2 for DVD and Bluray disc encoding. Most region 2 discs will play without a problem in a UK player. Note that there is a facility to add a sub region to the code, so dividing Europe into smaller regions. It is rarely, if ever used, but technically, it is possible to further restric…t the use of discs from the remainder of Europe in the UK. (MORE)
It depends whether or not you have a multi-regional player, but typically not. There are a number of DVD players available in Europe that do not check region codes although many of them are modified from the manufacturer's original specification and are likely to have no warranty in the case of fai…lure. (MORE)
well, i recently got 2 region 1 dvds (im from aus) and both worked on my 2009 model PS3 and yet they both said region 1 on the cover. BUT, it doesnt mean that some dvds still wont work on it. Really, it just depends on the dvd. Some companies make region free dvds and put on the front/back cover a c…ertain region. Try it anyway. I hope i helped! :) (MORE)
First of all, what region is your PC already set in. If its region 2 then it will play the DVD, but if it is some other region apart from 0 or "all" it will not work and will require you changing your region of the drive. You should keep in mind that the drive allows a very limited number change…s before it is permanently locked. I have heard of ways around the region, but do not know of them personally. If you wish you may pursue this option if you believe the benefits are worth the work. btw VLC has no real influence into the mechanics of region coding and so this query should not be classified as a VLC Media Player question. (MORE)
A region 1 DVD is intended to be used in North America. Any BluRay player purchased in North America should play the disc. Bluray players from other regions such as Europe will be expecting to play discs marked with a different region code so are unlikely to pay a region 1 DVD.
You can't, because DVD region 2 isn't the same region as the BluRay region A/1. If you want to play them, you will need a BluRay region B/2
That the DVD isn't linked to a region code, an should play in any DVD player no matter what region code the player is meant for.
No, they are two different regional format. Unless you have an all Region DVD Player which is not available anywhere. Your computer might be able to play these Japanese DVDs but you have to change the regional format of your computer to region 2. Setback is you cannot play Region 1 anymore on your c…omputer. (MORE)
Hello,dear, DVD region 2 includes: 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland U can play the region 2 dvds in the previous regions and countries.
Region 2 DVDs are intended for use in Europe. As PAL is the British / European color standard, there should be no problem playing a PAL DVD on a region 2 player. Region 2 also includes France which uses a different color system. It is possible that a PAL disc won't play on a French player although t…he majority of French players should support PAL as well as the French color encoding sytem, SECAM. The regional coding of DVDs is purely a commercial restriction imposed by content publishers. Only commercial discs have the coding so it is likely that a PAL DVD will also play in other regions. Although North America and the UK have different television standards, many DVD players and televisions will support both formats. (MORE)
The following is a specific table about the DVD region code. DVD Region Code There are six different official region codes and 2 informal variations for DVDs as follows: . RC . REGION . 1 . United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories. 2 . Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belaru…s), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland. 3 . Southeast Asia, South Korea, Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Macau. 4 . Mexico, Central America, South America, Oceania. 5 . India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa (except Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho), Central and South Asia, Mongolia, North Korea. 6 . People's Republic of China. (MORE)
yes. a multi-region DVD player will play any DVD, both NTSC and PAL, all regions.
DVDs are coded into one of five regions (1 - 5)depending on where they are sold around the world. Blu-ray discs on the other hand are divided into three regions (a, b, c). The regions are purely commercial and are used to prevent content intended for one market being sold or used in another. Licensi…ng agreements between publishers and rights holders mean there are different restrictions for HD content. There is no technical reason for the difference in region coding nor for the use of the coding at all. (MORE)
A disc player bought in Ireland will be coded as a region 2 player. Region 2 players do not play region 1 discs which are intended for the North American market. The region codes are simply a commercial tool used to prevent content released into one market being distributed in other parts of the wo…rd. Non commercial discs won't have the region code and they are likely to work on any player (subject to television standards being compatible with the player) (MORE)
it depends on where your console is from... if your british then just PAL if your American then just NTSC
The Sony PlayStation entertainment system lacks a DVD drive, so no, DVDs cannot be played, regardless of their region code. However, if you possess a PlayStation 2 or PlayStation 3 designed to NTSC U/C (United States/Canada) games, it will be capable of playing back Region 1 DVDs. These models typic…ally have a model number ending in 1 (eg. SCPH-50001). (MORE)
The recording rights authorities do not want you to do it. They want to control when and where the films are played. Major manufacurers of DVD players may get sued, if they are seen to facilitate unauthorised access, to out of region DVDs. Far more region free devices are found with unbranded or unh…eard of makes, as they are harder to pin down and sue. Region free hacks are then made available for these devices. (MORE)
A region free DVD player can be bought online from Amazon or eBay. One can also buy locally from Pioneer, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and Denon manufacturers.
DVD movies are region specific. This is a code on the disc which says where the DVD can be played. Region 1 is the USA, Region 2 is Europe and so on. If you have a Region 1 DVD in Europe, it won't play. Many people disagree with region encoding and enter a code into their DVD players to turn off thi…s protection. The codes are all listed on the internet and are free to use. There are some DVDs which are Region 0, which will play anywhere. In short the answer is "no" unless it's a region 0 dvd or if the machine has been set to play anything (MORE)
DVD's themselves aren't the things that are made region free, it's the DVD players that are encoded to only play certain regions or in some cases region free. Laser and Akai and two such brands that create and market region free DVD players. Although many of the major brands don't create or advert…ise region free DVD players, many of them can be converted to region free by following some simple online guides. (MORE)
Due to US Copyright restrictions, and the intense lobbying on the part of the film industry, region-free DVD players can be difficult to obtain. Some sellers online will offer region-free devices, but in general one can obtain a regular DVD player and attempt to region-unlock the device. The succe…ss of this will vary from device model to device model, but many models have built-in commands and functions to unlock the region. If looking to purchase a region-free device, online resellers are the first, and typically last place to look. (MORE)
There are a few locations where someone can buy a Region Free portable DVD player. Amazon and eBay both have this type of player. They are also at some Best Buy stores.
The type of DVD player that can play any DVD from across the world would be a region free DVD player. The best place to get one would be through Amazon.
Region 2 DVD players are specified for a particular region, Germany. Home Theater and DVD Demystified provide information on the functions and limitations of Region 2 DVD players.
DVD players that play all world regions, or region free players can be bought online at many websites these days. Amazon have some models in stock. There are some available on eBay most of the time. Then there's the specialized stores like Region Code Free DVD and World Import.
Many different places offer a region-free DVD player. The best ones are probably online, but stores like target and Wal-Mart do sell them in store for a good price.
Region free DVD players are available from direct import sources. Amazon stocks them, as do eBay or online merchants such as World-Import. Another option is to research what models of big name players can have their region coding disabled by special codes entered through the remote.
Ireland is in Region 2 for DVDs, so Region 4 DVDs will not play inIreland.
You're talking about a region 0 DVD, of the sort typically used forthings such as live concert footage. Yes, it will.