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Can a DVD bought in the USA be seen in France on a French DVD player?

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September 17, 2008 2:14PM

In short no. France and much of Europe use a different system for their TV's. the US use NTSC and Europe uses PAL. They are not compatible.

The only way to get around it is to either copy the DVD to your computer and re-burn it in PAL format; or make sure that the person you are sending the DVD to has a multi-region DVD player.