Can Computer DVD Player Play DVDs For Multiple Regions?

By JMHar
Oct 23, 2006
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  1. Are the dvd players with my computers cabable of playing dvds from other regions besides region 1? If not, how can I make them capable of doing so?
  2. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,086

    It is fully automatic.

    ALl you have is to just watch the movie.

    If it wont run, and if you change the region now, you might lose the number of the regions in your DVDROM's bios.
  3. rmdl51

    rmdl51 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 368

    You Can change the region of your PC DVD Player, but this is limited to 3 or 4 times. However there are many programs to make your DVD Player Region 0 (multiregion). The one I use and its been one of the best (IMO) so far, is AnyDVD, it will allow you to make copies of the orginals into a region 0, and allow to play any region on your PC DVD Player, even if its setup for region 1, to copy the movies you'll need Clone DVD, it is on the same web site: www.slysoft.com trial is for 21 days after that is 39.99, but is worth it!
  4. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,086

    there is the Region 1 default integrated in every English version DVD-ROM/R/RW.

    WHy buying Clone DVD while you can rip the movie effortlessly using DVD43 and One Click DVD Copy?
  5. rmdl51

    rmdl51 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 368

    Rip a movie sometimes is not that easy specially the ones with Macrovision, RSS protections, and the ones included on Sony or Universal DVD's, AnyDVD will remove those protections and will make Region 0 DVD's if you want to, BTW 1 Click DVD copy is even more expensive than Clone DVD. So? no big deal huh? Clone DVD along with AnyDVD is the best option.
  6. rmdl51

    rmdl51 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 368

    Oh well, everything is worth a try, but I wonder how long they take to crack the new protections when they come out, let's say MI:3 is coming out 10/31, already have it, and made a copy of it with the newest version of anydvd, before I tried some others and it took them a week or two after the movie came out. That's why i love this software besides there is a lot of extras such the region free stuf. If you backup that software as much as I do for clonedvd and anydvd might be a very goodone, BTW, I know about keygens and craked serials, but i was just trying to talk about legal stuff here :D
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